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Golden tickets

Tickets for a match at the 1930 FIFA World Cup Uruguay™
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If you had your hands on one of these, you were fortunate enough to be going to an event that would make history – the very first FIFA World Cup™ in 1930.

Despite being the tournament’s first running, the tickets sold like hot cakes. Indeed, the two semi-finals drew crowds of 73,000 and 80,000 respectively, while 68,000 watched the Final.

And those spectators were certainly entertained, with those three matches witnessing a whopping 20 goals!

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