The World Cup's 100 most iconic stars: Francois Omam-Biyik for Cameroon

2018-03-09 09:39:22

If you missed Sport magazine's 100 greatest World Cup stars, then relax because talkSPORT will count them down every day this week.

This list, featuring Pele, Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane , looks at the greatest moments from the most iconic footballers – from great goalscorers and majestic defenders to sensational scoundrels and those who just didn’t know the rules.

97) Francois Omam-Biyik: Cameroon

Diop (previous entry) wasn’t the first African footballer to shock the defending champions in the opening game of a World Cup. Beanpole Omam-Biyik did exactly the same to Argentina in 1990, leaping to nod a weak header past  a piss-poor Nery Pumpido just six minutes after his brother Andre Kana-Biyik had been sent off. It was the first real act of Italia ‘90’s love affair with Cameroon.

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