FIFA World Cup 2018: Stats of the Day – Day 5

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Greetings, readers! We’re back once again with today’s edition of FIFA’s “Stats of the Day”.

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

  • 1938 – Italy defeat Hungary 4-2 in Paris to become the first team to win two consecutive FIFA World Cup titles, following from their victory on home soil in 1934.
  • 1958 – Pele scores the first of his twelve World Cup goals in Brazil’s quarter-final against Wales. Brazil advance to the semi-final thanks to their new superstar’s winner in the 66th minute and would go on to win the title, defeating Sweden in the final.

 

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To read more click here: FIFA Stats of the Day: June 19

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

FIFA World Cup 2018: Stats of the Day – Day 3

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