VIDEO: Here's The Classic Italia '90 Segment From 'Reeling In The Years'

Are you ridiculously excited for today's match? Then you'll love this

Ireland faces Sweden this afternoon in a clash that promises to stay in the national memory for decades to come, so let's take a fond look back at the brightest moment in Irish football history: Italia '90.

The event that captivated the nation was summed up perfectly by RTÉ's hugely popular Reeling In The Years, which captured all the most dramatic and iconic moments from that special time 26 years ago.

If 'Put 'Em Under Pressure' doesn't pump you up for the 5pm showdown, nothing will.

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