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Mexico '86 Vintage Football Shirts

Yellow Mexico 86 T-shirt with grass background

With the World Cup 2022 fast approaching, I thought it would be a good time to take find something to celebrate one of the most memorable tournaments of all time. 

Well, I have some fine-looking Mexico '86 football T-shirts, and this was most definitely a classic year! 

So what memories do you have of the 1986 World Cup? 

The prowess of Diego Maradona is fondly remembered, but NOT if you're an England fan, of course, in which case you will only remember him for the notorious "Hand of God" moment, when he gave Argentina a 1-0 lead in the quarter finals on 22nd June. This was no normal goal, he got away with fisting the ball past goalkeeper Peter Shilton (which was obviously an illegal move), and there was no Video Assistant Referee back then, of course. The referee and linesmen all claimed they didn't have a "clear view". 

To add to the hurt for England fans, he then went on to score what was termed as "Goal of the century", and Argentina's 2-1 victory left Maradona as a hero in his home country. 

Argentina went on to win the tournament, beating West Germany 3-2 in what was a classic final. Once again, Maradona had a hand in the winning goal (but not literally this time!), by making the perfect pass to Jorge Burruchaga, who scored the winning goal around six minutes from the end. Maradona was certainly at the peak of his career in 1986.

Mexico 86 Yellow Retro Football T-shirt for Men - 4 coloursMexico 86 Yellow Retro Football T-shirt for Men - 4 coloursBUY from AMAZONMexico 86 Women's White Football T-shirt - 4 colours availableMexico 86 Women's White Football T-shirt - 4 colours availableBUY from AMAZON

 

These stylish T-shirts are made by More T Vicar (great brand name by the way!), an English company based in Wessex, who have been online since 2003. The tees are available for both men and women in four colour choices, but it is the yellow one I would personally choose. Both feature the official graphic from the tournament and come in sizes from small to X-large.

White T-shirt with Mexico '86 world cup mascot and yellow background

This Mexico 1986 World Cup T-shirt for men features the original mascot from the tournament, and it's also produced by More T Vicar and is available on Amazon UK. It comes in blue, white or grey, with sizes ranging from small to 3XL.

A women's T-shirt is also available in sizes from small to XXL.

Mexico 86 Mascot Kicking Ball Black T-shirtMexico 86 Mascot Kicking Ball Black T-shirtBUY from AMAZON

 

You may also like this alternative fun design which features the mascot kicking the ball. This one is available for men, women and kids, and comes in a choice of 10 colours in sizes up to 3XL. It's despatched directly from Amazon, which should ensure a quick delivery.

A Mexico '86 World Cup T-shirt is definitely a cool, alternative vintage/retro choice for wearing during the 2022 tournament.

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