The funny video in which they compared the triumph of Gustavo Petro with Diego Maradona in the 1986 World Cup

A video circulated on social networks of Gustavo Petro being compared to Maradona at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. Photos: Colprensa (Mariano Vimos) / screenshot

One of the most dramatic matches in World Cup history was the cross between Argentina and England for the quarterfinals of the edition of Mexico 1986. The ‘albiceleste’ team, led by Diego Armando Maradona, managed to win 2-1 against the British in the Aztec stadium with two annotations that will remain framed forever.

The first occurred at minute 51′, in the play that was popularly known as ‘the hand of God’. Maradona went out to look for a defective clearance from the English defense and, going unnoticed by the referees, hit the ball with the hand.

The second maneuver (55′), even more remembered, obtained the distinction for best World Cup goal in the 20th century, according to a FIFA survey. The Argentine ’10’ received the ball in the center circle of the field and started a career eluding european footballerswho could not stop the dribbling and the speed that he had on his feet. After leaving at least four players on the road, the goalkeeper Peter Shilton He went out to chase him and, however, was left lying on the grass after one more feint. Maradona, with the goal served, put the second for Argentina.

The discount for the English team came on account of a header from the striker Gary Linker (55′), who capitalized on a center from the left sector.

Soccer Football - 1986 FIFA World Cup - Quarter Finals - England v Argentina - Azteca Stadium, Mexico City - 6/22/86. Diego Maradona scores for Argentina. Credit: Action Images/Juha Tamminen
Soccer Football – 1986 FIFA World Cup – Quarter Finals – England v Argentina – Azteca Stadium, Mexico City – 6/22/86. Diego Maradona scores for Argentina. Credit: Action Images/Juha Tamminen

With more than 11,200,000 votesthe leader of the Historical Pact, Gustavo Petrowas imposed on Rodolfo Hernandez (10,580,412 votes) to become the new president of Colombia. This represented a milestone in the country’s history, since it is the first time that a left wing leader manages to reach the House of Nariño. “Here what comes is a real change. a royal change. In this, we compromise existence and life itself,” said the president-elect.

The end result has provoked multiple reactions from various political sectors, social and international community. However, it has also been the cause of memes, teasing and other criticism throught social media.

One of the videos that sparked laughter among users was shared by the popular Colombian cartoonist Julio Cesar Gonzalezbetter known as ‘Bullfighter’through his Instagram account. there it was made a parody of Petro’s triumph as if it were the Maradona’s second goal at the 1986 World Cup.

With the historical narration of the Uruguayan journalist Victor Hugo Moralesthe elected president of Colombia begins to elude his opponents in the electoral campaign, starting with the former candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga and the president Ivan Duke. Later, he leaves the former candidates on the road Federico Gutierrez, Rodolfo Hernandez, Sergio Fajardo and, finally, the former president Alvaro Uribe Velezwho, in this case, acted as goalkeeper.

Gustavo Petro’s triumph in the 2022 elections was compared to Diego Maradona’s second goal against England in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. Video: Instagram @matador000

“Great goal”, wrote ‘Matador’ next to the audiovisual piece, recalling that this was one of the personalities who showed his support for Petro’s campaign from the start. Other users reacted to the publication between laughter and emoji. “Hahaha Petro’s goooooal”“severe goal has been achieved !!!”, “Literal Fajardo does nothing, just look hahahahaha”they said.

Let us remember that Uribe Vélez, founder of the party Democratic Center and staunch opponent of Petro, spread a trill on his Twitter account after knowing the results of the elections. “To defend democracy, it is necessary to abide by it. Gustavo Petro is the President. Let us be guided by a feeling: First Colombia”.

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The funny video in which they compared the triumph of Gustavo Petro with Diego Maradona in the 1986 World Cup