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The long-awaited firsthand account of the most remarkable - and controversial - World Cup triumph in history, from the legendary player who made it that way "This is Diego Armando Maradona speaking, the man who scored two goals against England and one of the few Argentines who knows how much the World Cup actually weighs" In June 1986, Diego Maradona - one of soccer's greatest and most polarizing figures - proudly hoisted the World Cup above his head. Since then, Argentina's World Cup victory has become the stuff of legend, particularly their infamous victory over England - only four years after the country's defeat in the Falklands War - which featured arguably the best goal in history (Maradona's "Goal of the Century") and the worst (the notorious "Hand of God") .

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