FIFA World Cup 2018: Stats of the Day – Day 4

Argentina v Hungary World Cup 1982 football

We’re back once again with a new edition of FIFA’s “Stats of the Day” feature.

Diego Maradona in action against Hungary, photo credits: The Mirror

Here is an excerpt from FIFA’s “Stats of the Day”:

  • 1974 – Yugoslavia defeat Zaire 9-0 in Gelsenkirchen in the most emphatic victory in FIFA World Cup history at that time.
  • 1982 – Argentina beat Hungary 4-1 in Alicante. The second and third goals, struck by Diego Maradona, are the first of eight FIFA World Cup goals scored by the Argentinian during his FIFA World Cup career (1982-1994).
  • 2010 – American Michael Bradley becomes the first FIFA World Cup goalscorer to be coached by his own father when he equalises for the USA against Slovenia.

To read more click here: FIFA Stats of the Day: June 18


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