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On this day 9 July

On this day 9 July

On this day in 1950, the second and final round of the FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil began; the second part of the competition was made up of a round robin of four teams and did not include a final; the 1950 edition was the only FIFA World Cup™ tournament without a final, the competition winners were instead determined by a decisive game between Uruguay and Brazil (2-1).

FIFA Communications Division

Berlin, 7 July 2006