5 Highly Eye-Grabbing Moments From FIFA World Cup History Which Made Headlines

Sports have always been a hot favorite of maximum people. Football is one of the popular sports across the globe which people really enjoy watching. The game is all about excitement and thrill and leaves you at the edge of the seat till the game ends.

Today, we have a special article for all the die-hard fans of FIFA World Cup.

Let’s take you back in the past and recollect some of the most controversial moments from the history of FIFA WORLD CUP which will leave you shocked as well as surprised.

  1. Zinedine Zidane’s Headbutt, 2006

Zinedine Zidane had returned from retirement to lead a French group in critical need of authority the distance to the last.

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In any case, it was not to be. In additional time, as Zidane and Italian protector, Marco Materazzi were making a beeline for the middle circle, Zidane head-butted him.

Zidane was sent off and France lost the last on punishments.

  1. The Hand Of God, 1986

The list has to start with ‘The Hand Of God’ as gifted as he was controversial, this one match enclosed everything about El Diego.

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6 minutes into the second half, Maradona and the England goalkeeper, Peter Shilton, challenged an air-borne ball in the England punishment region. Maradona arrived in the first place, yet with his left hand. The English protested, but the referee wasn't having any of it.

A Maradona-led Argentina went on to win the cup. Like we mentioned it was gifted and controversial.

  1. Nigel De Jong’s Karate Kick, 2010

FIFA world Cup Final in the year 2010 was an interesting and a unique one. For one, whoever won, it guaranteed a first-time winner. What's more, for another, it had the most yellow cards granted in a last. Be that as it may, everybody just recollects that one.

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Only 28 minutes into the match, Netherlands midfielder Nigel de Jong kicked Spain's Xabi Alonso in the chest. In the long run, Spain's prevalent specialized capacity shone through, and Iker Casillas' group lifted the trophy.

  1. Geoff Hurst’s Phantom ‘Goal’ vs West Germany, 1966

In the last of the 1966 competition, has England was going up against West Germany. With the match tied at 2-2 in typical time after West Germany's 89th-minute equalizer, the match went into additional time.

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Following 11 minutes, Geoff made a go from short proximity. The ball cannoned off the underside of the cross bar, ricocheted off the ground and was cleared. Also, here's the place the contention starts.

The Swiss referee was uncertain if the ball had gone too far, and counseled with his Azerbaijani linesman who demonstrated it was an objective. For some time individuals were undecided about whether it was an objective, now, after an entire of part of concentrates on the diversion film, the general accord is that it wasn't an objective. In any case, Hurst scored another objective to win the match 4-2, and the World Cup.

  1. Luis Suarez Bites Chielini, 2014

In their final group 2014 World Cup, While Italy just needed a draw; Uruguay needed a win in their final group 2014 World Cup. In the 79th minute, Suarez and Giorgio Chiellini clashed in the Italy goal area.

As per the replays, Suarez had bitten the Italian defender, but the referee waved play on for an Uruguay corner. A corner off which, the Uruguayans scored.

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This time the FIFA Disciplinary Committee banned Suarez for 9 international matches, effective immediately, basically ending his World Cup.

So, these were some of the super controversial moments of FIFA WORLD CUP history which are still grabbing eyeballs!

by Vijay Singh | Mon, Jun 18 - 01:30 PM

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