Greetings readers! 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”:
- 1950 – England are eliminated 1-0 by Spain at the end of the group stage in their first-ever FIFA World Cup.
- 2010 – Asamoah Gyan becomes the first player to miss two World Cup penalties, failing to convert against Uruguay following an earlier miss from the spot against the Czech Republic in 2006.
- 2010 – For the first time since 1970, Uruguay qualify for the semi-finals by defeating Ghana in their first-ever World Cup penalty shoot-out.
To read more click here: FIFA Stats of the Day: July 2