We have delved through the archives of World Soccer to unearth some wonderful long-forgotten features.

Looking back to the 1980s we have traced the story of a memorable decade through its very finest players and teams.

From the thrilling Brazil side of the early part of the decade through the virtuoso performances of Michel Platini To Diego Maradona to the brilliant Dutch and Miland sides that swept all before them at the end of the 80s.