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  • The utter class shown by Matthaus to Waddle after 1990 heartache

    first_img have a look England announce another friendly to begin preparations for Euro 2020 How Hudson-Odoi has performed this season – Are Keane’s comments about him fair? RIP LEGEND ENGLAND NEWS England announce Euro 2020 warm-up matches against Austria and Romania How does Euro 2020 draw work? England discover fate live on talkSPORT 2 “We won the match when Waddle blasted the decisive penalty over the bar, but I didn’t join in the celebrations with the rest of the German team,” he told fifa.com.“I went over to console him instead. I could really appreciate what he must have been feeling at the time. I couldn’t help him, but I felt really sorry for him.”Diego Maradona once said Matthaus is the best rival he ever had. “I guess that’s enough to define him,” he quipped. He’s wrong. Competing in five World Cups (an outfield record in itself), playing 25 matches and being the driving force behind Germany’s Italia ’90 win are things that defined him.“It’s a great honour to win the World Cup, not only for the team but also for the captain who’s the first to be given the trophy everyone wants to win,” Matthaus added. “It was a unique sensation. I was afraid of doing something wrong, dropping the trophy.” The World Cup semi-final between England and Croatia is live on talkSPORT at 19:00 (UK time) on 11 July.When Germany’s players realised they would be playing in the 1990 World Cup final thanks to Chris Waddle’s penalty miss, almost all of them celebrated wildly.Except for Lothar Matthaus.The driving force behind his nation’s win in Italy and a veteran of two previous World Cups, he wanted to make sure his opponent was alright. GETTING READY preparation 1 ANALYSIS Matthaus consoles Waddle in 1990 Martin Peters, 1966 World Cup final goal scorer for England, dies aged 76 Fans given sneak peek into England’s Euro 2020 kit with images leaked online Tributes to ‘complete gentleman’ Martin Peters following England legend’s death explained sad day TALENT ‘Spain and Italy would have built their teams around Jack Grealish’ – Harry Redknapp There is a Group of Death at Euro 2020 and here’s how England can avoid it Mason Greenwood scores as England U21s beaten by late Netherlands wondergoal drama Second is best last_img read more