Sunday, June 10, 1984
England played Brazil in a friendly at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.
Watford winger John Barnes was winning the tenth of his 79 international caps; it was to provide arguably the most memorable moment of his career.
Shortly before half-time, Barnes picked up the ball on his halfway line; his run took him past five Brazilian defenders before he rounded the keeper to score an extraordinary and much replayed goal.
Mark Hateley was to add a relatively prosaic second after the break, heading in a Barnes cross as England recorded their first victory in Brazil.
Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book, Watford FC On This Day
And here's that goal for you to enjoy yet again.