FOLLOW THE ORIGINAL WINGER

Footie Facts

Written By:

|

May 7, 2014

Footie Facts

Ghiggia-Uruguay-1950

Uruguay’s Alcides Ghiggia was 23 when he scored the winning goal against Brazil in the 1950 World Cup decider at Rio’s Maracana Stadium. Years later, Ghiggia famously said: “Only three people have ever silenced 200,000 people at the Maracana with a single gesture: Frank Sinatra, Pope John Paul II and me.”

Related News

Nike’s Best Limited Edition Tiempo Releases
Nike Celebrate Totti’s 25th Year at Roma With Limited Edition Boot
LA Galaxy, adidas and Major League Soccer Collaborate with Parley for the Oceans

About Author

Leave a Comment

Leave A Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *