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1990-07-04

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1990-07-04 Gasgoigne
  • 1990 World Cup semi-final: W. Germany v. England (in Turin). 1-1 after extra time with goals from Brehme (60') and Gary Lineker (80').
  • Germany beat England 4-3 on penalties with Stuart Pearce and ultimately Chris Waddle both failing to score.
  • The match is famous for scenes of Paul Gascoigne (and others) bursting into tears at the end of the game and Gary Lineker's quote, "Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win".
  • see also "England v West Germany at Italia '90 – as it happened", theguardian.com, 2020-04-12
    -Italy90 - West Germany v England -Extended Highlights- - 1990 World Cup Semi-Final

    -Italy90 - West Germany v England -Extended Highlights- - 1990 World Cup Semi-Final

  • Match repeated on BBC online 12 April 2020.

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