Brazil captain Carlos Alberto that put the gloss on a glorious victory for his nation against Italy.
The Brazilians were seemingly determined to let the ball do the work as the clock ticked down on their final success, with Jairzinho finding Pele to his right, before the forward's astute pass fell for his skipper to blast home his country's fourth goal of an unforgettable victory.
It was a strike that said so much about the team, and a team that said so much about the country.
The 17-year-old had scored the winner against Wales in the quarter-final and then a hat-trick in the semi-final win over France, but he outdid both goals here with a brilliant display of close control. He executed an outrageous flick over the defender and a stunning finish past goalkeeper Kalle Svensson.
The strike put Brazil 3-1 up, with the talented teenager later adding his second as his team ran out 5-2 winners to capture their first World Cup.
This goal in the 1970 final is often forgotten because of what came after it, but Gerson's great strike to put Brazil 2-1 up simply shouldn't be overshadowed.
It came at a crucial time, with the Brazilians still level at 1-1 midway through the second half, and was a perfectly placed shot of such precision that it really deserves a greater position in the tournament's Hall of Fame.
Gerson's strike gave his side the lead and laid the platform for what was to follow...
Just six minutes remained in a thrilling 1986 final as Diego Maradona got the ball and was surrounded by West German players.
Maradona controlled expertly and picked out a pass to Jorge Burruchaga, who ran on and calmly finished beyond Harald Schumacher, who was to be on the end of his second consecutive World Cup final defeat.
Burruchaga's goal, and crucially Maradona's pass, had made it 3-2 to the Argentineans in Mexico City, and they were to hold on to that crucial advantage.
Emmanuel Petit can be seen defending in his own penalty area as Brazil prepare to take a corner in the closing stages of the 1998 final, only for the midfielder to spring forward and get on the end of a stunning move to put the French 3-0 up.
Christophe Dugarry and Patrick Vieira both play crucial roles in the goal, but it is Petit's calm finish that proves pivotal and gets the party started in Paris.
It's the initial control that makes this goal from Mario Kempes so special, not to mention the moment the goal arrived in the match.
The Argentina forward had given his side the lead in the first half against the Netherlands in Buenos Aires, but a late equaliser had forced the match to extra time, where Kempes scored this crucial strike to put the hosts back ahead.
Daniel Bertoni would wrap things up late on, but Kempes' goal is the one that is remembered.
This is a goal more famous for the wild celebration that followed, but that shouldn't take anything away from the excellent finish of Italy midfielder Marco Tardelli against West Germany in Madrid in 1982.