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11 iconic images that bring back memories of the Italia 90 good times

Seems like it was only yesterday, doesn’t it?

1. Who can forget Ciao, the Italia 90 mascot?

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2. Cameroon shocked defending champions Argentina

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3. Diego Maradona had company everywhere he went

Source: Thomas Kienzle

4. Seriously – EVERYWHERE!

Source: Mark Lennihan

5. Who put the ball in the English net?

Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

6. Packie Bonner and THAT penalty save

Source: INPHO

7. A sunburned Irish team got the good graces of the Pope before playing Italy

Source: INPHO

8. F**k Schillaci

Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

9. Gazza’s tears

Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

10. The Three Tenors - Pavarotti, Domingo and Carreras – brought down the house

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11. And in the end, the Germans won

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