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Jubilant Uruguay goalkeeper Roque Maspoli (right) hugs team coach Juan Lopez (badge) at the end of the match
Thursday, 21 January 2010
Sport, Football, World Cup Final, 16th July 1950, Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1, v Uruguay 2, Jubilant Uruguay goalkeeper Roque Maspoli (right) hugs team coach Juan Lopez (badge) at the end of the match, Maspoli had performed heroically in the Uruguay goal throughout the match, Uruguay upset predictions of an easy victory for Brazil by winning this final match of the tournament 2-1 with goals from Juan Alberto Schiaffino and Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia, in front of an estimated attendance of 200, OOO disbelieving Brazilians at the newly built Maracana Stadium, Following this defeat the superstitous Brazilians decided to change their white shirts trimmed with blue, to the now familiar yellow and green (Photo by Bob Thomas/Popperfoto/Getty Images)