Five amazing stories of World Cup history

Five amazing stories of World Cup history

World is a bottomless pit of anecdotes. Who has not heard of the hand that was holding her panties Meazza to throw a penalty? Or the game they played two Germanys facing? Or that Swiss playing with glasses? surely many, as well as many have read some of the following stories that have no waste:

1- Cuba only qualified once for the World and did so with some success reaching the quarterfinals in France 1938. Part of the credit was goalkeeper Benito Carvajals who made a great match against Romania ended in draw 3 and conseguiente playoff matchup. But nevertheless, The odd thing is that Carvajals did not dispute that meeting because he decided to go to the radio to discuss the exploits of his colleagues in those games.

2- In World 1970, Pele generalized a strange way of pulling penalties. His method was as follows. He is taking run, He is going to the ball and when he was about to strike stopped, He looked at the goalkeeper and then pulled. It was the famous “paradinha”, a delight for spectators and a risk to who performs.

3-Luis Monti played the final of 1930 with the Argentina shirt. Four years later, He did with Italy winning the championship, thus he is the only player who played in two World Finals with two different shirts. Ferenc Puskas played for Hungary in 1954 and Spain in 1962. José Santamaría wore the shirt of Uruguay in 1954 and that of Spain in 1962. Mazzola was Brazilian champion 1958 with its selection and he acted to Italy 1962. Today it officially no longer allowed to play with two teams. Displays a button: Diego Costa.

Luis Monti played his first World Cup with Argentina and then moved to Italy.
Luis Monti played his first World Cup with Argentina and then moved to Italy.

4-In World 1930 players using long-sleeved shirts and neck closed with a cord. Players leaving the field with a sack where they put their wealth clothes after posing for photographers. a World, definitely, curious because there were many who used to avoid injury beret on his head because the ball used at the time tiento.

5- El checoslovaco František Plánička It was with great goalkeeper Ricardo Zamora of the time. Myth Slavia Prague where he stayed 16 years at the highest level, in more than 1,000 matches, Plánička never received a yellow card. But nevertheless, its peak came in the World 1938. After being runner-up in 1934, in France came to play the second part of the quarterfinals (It is known as the Battle of Bordeaux) and a whole extra time with a broken collarbone demostando an unprecedented courage.

Planicka played with a broken collarbone 1938.
Planicka played with a broken collarbone 1938.
Julio Muñoz

Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in Colgadosporelfutbol.com and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982

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