"Only three people in history have managed to silence the Maracana with a single gesture: Pope, Frank Sinatra and me ". Alcides Edgardo Such confidence showed Ghiggia, the man who scored the decisive goal of the famous “Maracanazo”, the man who managed to silence over 200.000 people.
Curiosities of fate that sometimes has this sort of thing, the myth of Uruguay, dies 16 July 2015, fair 65 years after that 16 July 1950 when your goal, He went down in history as one of the great stupidities of football history, but most. Alcides Ghiggia, It was also the sole survivor of that party for history. I had 88 years. If you want to know more about who was Alcides Ghiggia can read the article dedicated to him in 2013.