Shilton to land in India tomorrow

The former England goalkeeper will be the chief guest for the final of the UN@70 Cup inter-school football tournament at Kozhikode, Kerala, to be held on Friday

Diego Maradona flies past England goalkeeper Peter Shilton after using his fist to score the opening goal, the infamous 'Hand of God' goal, in the quarter-final against England.   -  EMPICS

Peter Shilton will arrive in India on Thursday. The former England goalkeeper will be the chief guest for the final of the UN@70 Cup inter-school football tournament at Kozhikode, Kerala, to be held on Friday.

Shilton has played more matches for England than anybody else – 125. He kept the goal for England in three World Cups – in 1982, 1986 and 1990. He also played in the European championships of 1980 and 1988.

Shilton was also the closest witness to two of the most talked-bout goals in World Cup history – scored by Diego Maradona in the Argentina-England quarterfinal match in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico.

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