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On this day: 27 June 2006

On this day: 27 June 2006

On this day in 1977, the first ever World Youth Championship kicked off in Tunisia with two matches played simultaneously in Tunisia. Coincidentally, one of the two games was France against Spain.

On this day in 1994, after more than 5 matches (or 517 minutes) Bolivia stopped their streak of consecutive games without scoring- The longest such series in FIFA World Cup history included matches played in 1930, 1950 and 1994. The historical goal was scored by Erwin Sanchez. Bolivia lost 1-3 to Spain.

FIFA Communications Division

Berlin, 25 June 2006