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On this day: 26 June 2006

On this day: 26 June 2006

On this day in 2003, Marc-Vivien Foe tragically died during a FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final match between Cameroon and Columbia.

On this day in 1954, Austria defeated Switzerland 7-5 in a quarter-final match in Lausanne, a game which saw the highest number of goals ever scored in FIFA World Cup™ history.

On this day in 1994, Bulgaria defeated Greece 4-0 in Chicago and put an end to negative run of 17 matches without winning, the longest ever in FIFA World Cup™ history.

FIFA Communications Division

Berlin, 24 June 2006