Gemmill played 43 times and scored 8 goals for Scotland. He captained the national side on no fewer than 22 occasions. Gemmill’s most celebrated moment was his goal against the Netherlands in a Group D fixture at the 1978 World Cup. Scotland needed to win the game by three goals to qualify for the next stage of the tournament, having had very poor results in their first two games. With his team leading 2–1 in the 68th minute, Scotland went 3–1 up when Archie Gemmill scored one of the great goals of this World Cup so far. The little midfield player homed in on goal, played a magnificent one-two with Dalglish, then sprinted into the box and thumped a glorious an extraordinary goal.Gemmill’s goal is regularly rated as amongst the greatest goals ever scored in the World Cup.
Here is a 16×12 inch photo of Gemmill scoring his famous goal against Holland during the 1978 World Cup Finals.
The photo was personally signed at a signing session carried out and attended by Allstarsignings in Derby, 2nd December 2015.
The item comes with an Allstarsignings certificate of authenticity which will have photographic proof inserted into it and our tamper-proof hologram.