Greetings folks! We are back again with today’s edition of FIFA’s “Stats of the Day” feature. Read about all the interesting trivia associated with your favourite footballers and teams right here.
Here is an excerpt of FIFA’s “Stats of the Day”:
- 1982 – Competition favourites Brazil lose 3-2 to Italy in a second-round match and are eliminated from the tournament. The competition’s top scorer Palo Rossi hits a hat-trick.
- 2006 – In his side’s 1-0 semi-final win against Portugal, France goalkeeper Fabien Barthez keeps his tenth clean sheet at the FIFA World Cup, a record he shares with England’s Peter Shilton.
- 2014 – Officiating the quarterfinal Netherlands-Costa Rica, Ravshan Irmatov becomes the first referee to officiate nine World Cup matches, surpassing Mexico’s Archundia, Uruguay’s Larrionda and the French Quiniou all with eight matches.
To read more click here: FIFA Stats of the Day: July 5