BBC Sport - On this Day: Frank Rijkaard spits at Rudi Voeller at 1990 World Cup
On this Day: Rijkaard spits at Voeller
- From the section Football
Today marks 25 years since the bad-tempered 1990 World Cup match between West Germany and Netherlands, when Dutch midfielder Frank Rijkaard spat at Rudi Voeller after the pair were sent off.
West Germany went on to win the last-16 match 2-1 and progress to the quarter-finals, before going on to win the tournament by beating Argentina 1-0 in the final.
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