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May 21, 1994 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If not for the bad luck of one Argentine goalkeeper, and the bad attitude of another, it is doubtful the world would ever have heard of Sergio Javier Goycochea. Nery Pumpido was in the nets in 1986 when Argentina won the World Cup in Mexico. His understudy that year was Luis Islas. Four years later, when Argentine Coach Carlos Salvador Bilardo chose his three goalkeepers for Italia '90, Pumpido was his first choice, Islas his second and Goycochea third.
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May 21, 1994 | GRAHAME L. JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If not for the bad luck of one Argentine goalkeeper, and the bad attitude of another, it is doubtful the world would ever have heard of Sergio Javier Goycochea. Nery Pumpido was in the nets in 1986 when Argentina won the World Cup in Mexico. His understudy that year was Luis Islas. Four years later, when Argentine Coach Carlos Salvador Bilardo chose his three goalkeepers for Italia '90, Pumpido was his first choice, Islas his second and Goycochea third.
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