Cheats: World Cup Edition, part 2

Name the cheats (or victims)! Hey, why not cheat yourself?
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Last updated: July 26, 2021
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1978: Their most shameful moment? Which international football federation allowed Argentina's brutal, murderous junta to host this World Cup?
1978: After finding that Avraham Klein was the one referee they couldn't intimidate (or bribe), Argentine officials disgracefully stopped him taking charge of the final. Where was Klein from?
1978: Was it bribery? Or just a political favour? Either way, Argentina's rigged 6-0 "win" over which country got them into the final?
1982: When West Germany beat Austria 1-0 in a terrible match played at a scandalously slow pace, the scoreline was EXACTLY what both teams needed to qualify at the expense of ________.
1982: How many times did Italy foul Maradona in their 2nd round Group C match? Hint: it was over 20 times.
1982: Which Italian player, with a somewhat ironic name, was the chief culprit in the above match?
1986: Bossio was red-carded in 19 minutes against Denmark, but can you name the Uruguayan player who was sent off after just 55 seconds (no, really) against Scotland?
1986: You knew this one was coming. With what part of his anatomy did Maradona "score" Argentina's first goal against England in their quarter final?
1990: Cameroon had two players sent off against Argentina, both for fouls on which player? Hint: It wasn't him. Honest.
1990: Which Brazilian player had his drink spiked with tranquilisers by Argentina in what became known as The Holy Water Scandal?
1994: His name was Eguavoen, he played for Nigeria, and against Italy he fooled a Mexican referee into handing out one of the most unjust red cards you'll ever see. Name his victim.
1994: Which Argentine player was sensationally thrown out of this World Cup for taking a cocktail of banned drugs? Hint: Yes, it was him.
1994: Which Brazilian player was sent off and sent home for fracturing the skull of the USA's Tab Ramos with a horrible elbow?
1998: I faked an injury to get Beckham (England) sent off in the 2nd round, then I rolled on the ground 5 or 6 times to get the same result for Numan (Netherlands). I am ___________.
1998: Which Croatian player fell to the ground holding his head after French captain Blanc pushed him in the chest, conning the ref into red-carding the Frenchman (suspending him from the final)?
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