1

Uruguay

vs
0

Italy

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Did you know?

Why always me? Italian forward Mario Balotelli notched up nearly as many yellow and red cards as goals last season: 14 bookings, one sending off, 18 strikes for Milan.

200,000 The biggest ever attendance for a World Cup match was recorded in 1950. 200,000 people squeezed into the Maracana Stadium in Brazil for the final between Brazil and Uruguay. Uruguay won 2-1.

1938 The string in Italy captain Peppino Meazza’s shorts broke just before he took a vital penalty in the 1938 semi-final against Brazil. He took the kick while holding them up, then let them drop as he was mobbed by delighted team-mates.

A short film about the 1950 final: