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Category: World Cup


Zico’s Free Kick

Brazil vs Scotland, 1982 world cup (First Group Round): Zico, The legendary Brazilian footballer, demonstrates how a free kick should be done – he kicks a strong curved ball, right in the right top corner. Brazil won that game 4-1.

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Teófilo Cubillas

El Nene Scores

Teofilo Cubillas, the Pele of Peru- Peru vs Scotland, 1978 world cup: Teofilo Cubillas scores one of the most beautiful goals in the cup history, a deception trick on a free kick and the ball went straight to the left corner.

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Marco Tardelli

The Tardelli Cry

1982 final, Italy vs Germany: Marco Tardelli slides to ball and with his right sends the ball to Toni Schumacher left. The way The Italian Midfielder celebrated his goal moved fans all over the world.

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Marta Vieira da Silva

Marta Scores

Brazil vs. USA: Marta gets the ball near the box, tricks the her defender and just spins the ball around her, then does a turn maneuver to pass another one and sends the ball with her right leg, into the net.

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Pele Magic Trick

I’m coming from the left, i coming from the right, i’ll never tell. Pele- An illustration to why Pele is the greatest ever, came in the Brazil vs Uruguay (1970 cup) match – Tostao sends a pass to Pele, who makes a brilliant trick on Uruguay’s Goalie, running around him from the left.

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Spain wins WC 2010

Spain rules the world after it manages to win the World Cup 2010 in a fabulous final against the Netherlands. Despite the weary start, they got back in the competition and won it like true champions do!

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Mario Kempes

The Matador

Mario Kempes leads Argentina’s football team to another win in the 1978 world cup, and this time it’s the final. 3-1 vs Netherlands and Argentina wins her first ever world cup!!!

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Brazil national football team

Brazil’s Third Title

Pele, Gerson, Jairzinho and Tostao in one team, it’s no wonder Italy didn’t stand a chance. 1970 world cup final game – Brazil wins 4-1 and gets her third title. Probably the greatest football team in history.

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France national football team

France 1998 Cup

FIFA World Cup ‘98: France managed to win themselves their first world Cup, while they were also playing host to the tournament. Double treat all around!!!

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Brazil national football team

Brazil Fourth Title

Brazil football team does it again and wins, for the 4th time, the World Cup. The final game vs. Italy ended at 0:0 and Brazil won in a penalty shootout. It wasn’t a great football game, but a title is a title.

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Impossible is Nothing: Brazil vs. England, Ronaldinho came, saw, hit and took his team into the 2002 world cup semifinal. Ronaldinho’s goal made England football fans cry for years, they probably still are.

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1930 world cup

The First World Cup

The first soccer world cup tournament (known as – FIFA World Cup) is held in Montevideo, Uruguay. Only 13 national teams Participate. Uruguay beats Argentina in the final (2:4) and wins the first world cup.

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1966 FIFA World Cup

World Cup Final 1966

One of the greatest English sportsmen of all time has to be Sir Geoff Hurst who scored a superb hat-trick of goals that took his country to a 4-2 victory over Germany in the World Cup final at Wembley in 1966.

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David Beckham

Goal of the Gods

I am the Resurrection – Beckham Reborn after scoring the equalizer against Greece- David Beckham, maligned midfielder reminds England fans and the world, what he is most famous for with a towering individual display and iconic moment of genius to drag England to the 2002 World Cup Finals.

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Owen Arrives on Time

Michael Owen becomes England’s Youngest World Cup Goalscorer at 18 years of age and lets the world know about his potential in England’s raucous 1998 World Cup Second Round defeat to Argentina.

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Diego Armando Maradona

Goal of the Century

The goal of the century and the Hand of God, scored by Diego Maradona against England in the Quarter Final of the 1986 world cup. Two amazing goals scored by the greatest player ever.

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1966 FIFA World Cup Final

England’s Football Glory

England has won the Football World Cup for the first time since the tournament had begun in 1930. Geoff Hurst, a mighty player brought home his consecutive third goal and in turn bought for the country his 4-2 victory.

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Germany national football team

Miracle of Bern

When the German team, lead by Fritz Walter, stepped out on to the turf, at Bern during the 1954 FIFA World Cup final, little did they discern that they were on the verge of making football history.

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Diego Armando Maradona

Maradona Magic

Set against the backdrop of the Falklands War, the face off between Argentina and England came to a roaring peak at the quarter final match between the two countries in the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico.

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