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2014 FIFA World Cup™

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56 players have appeared in the Final of two FIFA World Cups™. Only four, however, have achieved the admirable feat of scoring in both.

Vava and Pele, who hit braces apiece in Brazil’s 5-2 victory over the hosts in the conclusion to Sweden 1958, were the first two. Peito de Aço (Steel Chest) sealed a 3-1 win over Czechoslovakia in the 1962 decider, while O Rei (The King), who missed that game through injury, headed home the opener in the title-clinching 4-1 defeat of Italy in 1970.

Next up was Paul Breitner, who scored a penalty for West Germany in their 2-1 reverse of the Netherlands in the 1974 Final, before grabbing a consolation in the 3-1 loss to Italy eight years later. 

Finally, Zinedine Zidane, whose pair of headers propelled France to a 3-0 win over Brazil in the 1998 decider, followed suit by converting an early spot-kick in the 2006 equivalent, which his country lost on penalties to Italy.

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