Diego Maradona's famous second goal against England in the 1986 World Cup began with the tightest of turns by the Argentine and the deftest of touches to begin his incredible, unstoppable, dribble goalwards. It is also a moment of individual brilliance and spontaneity that many fear is now coached out of young players who, instead of learning their craft in rough games in back alleys, are subjected to passing drills and "tactical shape" sessions on pristine pitches. In club football in Argentina, Spain and Italy, defenders tried everything - legal or otherwise - to stop him making them look as hapless as England's Peter Reid did at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico.
Holders Bayern Munich booked their place in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday as Robert Lewandowski claimed his 71st goal in the competition in a 3-1 home win over Salzburg.
Marseille broke an unwanted record for the most consecutive Champions League defeats on Wednesday, going down 2-0 at home to Porto to make it an unlucky 13 straight losses in the competition.