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Argentina’s Guillermo Stabile, who scored in the first FIFA World Cup Final in 1930, died at the age of 61 in December 1966.

Stabile was handed his international debut at those inaugural finals in Uruguay and made an immediate and spectacular impact, scoring a hat-trick in a 6-3 thrashing of Mexico and adding five more goals to become the World Cup’s first Golden Boot winner.

Bizarrely, though, he never played for his country again, and ended his glorious, four-match *Albiceleste *career with a goalscoring ratio of two-per-game.

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