EDITOR’S NOTE: The quarterfinal match at the 1986 World Cup encapsulated both the best and worst of Diego Maradona, who died Wednesday at the age of 60. Adding insult to injury, he later coined one of the most infamous phrases in soccer history, crediting that goal to the “Hand of God.” AP Sports Writer Barry Wilner covered that famous match for The Associated Press.
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Belgium's leading soccer clubs say they have lost nearly half of their revenues since March in the coronavirus pandemic, about 275 million euros ($325 million). In a statement on Thursday, the Belgian Pro League said the stadium ban on spectators has cost clubs nearly all of their matchday revenues including from ticketing, catering and hospitality. Belgium called off the remainder of last season in the spring.