Special Moments Football World Cups
The soccer world championships have written many stories the good ones, the bad ones and the most memorable ones.
Here are the main good, bad and memorable World Cup moments that have summarized in this article. Read Another Article About 10 TERRIBLE DISASTERS IN SPORTS WORLD.
Special Moments Football World Cups
1950: Uruguay humiliates Brazil
Nightmare to this day: The proud Brazil loses the World Cup at home against underdogs Uruguay! Dead silence in the splendid panorama of the legendary Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, weeping fans in the stands, as Alcides Edgardo scored the 2-1 victory. A draw would suffice for the disqualified Brazil in the World Cup group mode.
1958: Pele won the football throne
The “King of Football” shows for the first time on the big football stage: At age 17, the nimble and lively Pele shoots the Brazilian national team almost single-handedly to the title of the youngest world champion in football history. Four Cups expresses the century-footed athlete then he stamp on and fires a fabulous total of 1284 goals in 1375 official matches.
1966: Das Wembley-Tor
There will not be in Brazil because of the new goal-line. 1966, however, it brings England in the World Cup final at Wembley in the pre-decisive 3-2: Geoff Hurst carries the ball while under the crossbar of the goal, from where it bounced down, but does not cross the goal line. The referee decides yet on Tor, Germany loses the final with 2:4.
1970: The Game of the Century
The Game of the Century, Semi-finals of the World Cup between Italy and Germany in Mexico. In the Aztec Stadium it was 50 degrees Celsius: the lead replaced twice, scoring chances was there every minute, and penalty will not be refereed. Five goals scored in extra time. But again it is a dark chapter in German football history because Germany loses after extra time 3:4. All over it was a thrilling football game ever.
1974: home win in Munich
After one and a half minutes in arrears, the redeeming 2:1 by Gerd Müller (left) – the Netherlands and crowns himself were the world cup title holder at the home for the second time. In the preliminary round the DFB team loses to the selection of the GDR. It is still the only FIFA World Cup, where the team of a divided country came together.
1978: The disgrace of Cordoba
Austria’s reporter Edi Finger shouting into the microphone, because Hans Krankl shoots his team to a 3-2 victory in the second round against Germany champions and the great neighbors out of the tournament in Argentina. For the Germans, it is one of the bitterest defeats against its European neighbors.
1986: The Hand Gotte
Two historic goals in just one game: Diego Maradona scored first 1-0 in the quarter-finals against England, which is known as hand of God the most controversial goal of all time. Minutes later the Argentine shoots 2-0 after a solo run over 60 meters – later the gateway is elected as World Cup goal of the century. In the final, Argentina defeated Germany 3-2 and became the second time world champion.
1982: Das “Attentat” auf Battiston
A foul that made it into the Football History: In the “night of Seville”, the Frenchman Patrick Battiston runs in the World Cup semi-final at the German goalkeeper Toni Schumacher, is slain by him, loses consciousness and two teeth. The referee fails to follow up. Schumacher apologized until years later; Battiston forgives him and even invites him to his wedding.
1990: The poisonous derby
In 1990 Germany was the world champion in Italy, won by the penalty of Andreas Brehme against Argentina 1-0. In the second round Netherlands against Germany clash came in the match: Frank Rijkaard spits at Rudi Völler, but both fly with rose from the square. The many new TV cameras revealed the injustice Rijkaard allowed to look at the pictures from now on again and again.
2006: A headbutt for eternity
The German summer fairy tale ends after furious won against Argentina and England in the semi-final against eventual winners Italy. In his last game Zinédine Zidane is the protagonist: First he brings France from the penalty spot in the lead, and then he flies ingloriously from the square. The footballer takes revenge on his provocative opponent Marco Materazzi.
2010: Vuvuzelas und African Premiere
The horns of the vuvuzelas accompanied all games of the first World Cup on the African continent like the hum of a huge swarm of hornets. South Africa welcomes the world; Spain scales for the first time in the football throne after the final victory over the Netherlands and is the first European team to won the title outside Europe.
1998: Thierry Henry against South Africa
Sometimes a single moment is enough and you have a new favorite player. For me, it was so with Thierry Henry in 1998. In the very first game against South Africa, only within the 90 minute, Henry actually hits to make it 3-0 on the opening day of the World Cup.
When Oliver Kahn Became human
In the World Cup of 2002 Brazil’s Ronaldo made Oliver Kahn human When Oliver Kahn dropped the ball in the final. He had proved that even the best can make mistakes. It was one of the scenes that make football an exciting game.