It has already been voted Ireland’s greatest sporting moment.
And tonight, there’s a chance to hear from one of our own about how he felt when he stopped that penalty during the World Cup at Italia 90.
Packie Bonner recalls the infamous penalty shootout for Spórt TG4 ahead of tonight’s World Cup Gold on TG4.
It’s a certified gem from the Sports Archives, the second round of the Italia 1990 FIFA World Cup.
There was never been a moment in the history of Irish Football like this. The date was the 25th June 1990 and the venue was the Stadio Luigi Farraris in Genoa.
The golden age of Irish soccer provides the basis for this archive-based international soccer series.
Jack Charlton’s Irish team included such players as Packie Bonner, Ray Houghton, Mick McCarthy, John Aldridge, David O’Leary, Paul McGrath and Kevin Moran.
Stick on the popcorn and forget about Covid for a trip down memory lane from TG4 tonight at 7:30pm.Tags: