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Maracana, July1950, when Uruguay silenced 200.000 Brazilian fans at the Cup's final

Friday, December 6th 2013 - 06:38 UTC
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Pele, the only person to win three World Cups as a player, said Brazil will enter next year’s tournament with more humility than when the country last hosted soccer’s greatest event in 1950. On 16 July that year Brazil was shocked 2-1 by Uruguay in the final game at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium in what is considered as a national tragedy by some Brazilians. Read full article

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  • redp0ll

    The Maracanazo. We have lived on that victory for more than half a century. Obdulio Varela the captain died recently
    Shssss
    Tell it not in Gath but Varela was actually a Brazilian

    Dec 06th, 2013 - 05:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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