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Brazil Won Their Third FIFA World Cup in 1970

Brazil Won Their Third FIFA World Cup in 1970

1970, Brazil Won Their Third FIFA World Cup

On this day on June 21, 1970, Brazil won their Third FIFA World Cup against Italy at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. This was the first time that two former world champions met in a final.

Brazil Football Team

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Brazil and Pelé become first team and player to win World Cup 3 times. Meanwhile, Brazil beating Italy, 4-1 in front of 107,412 audience. Pelé, Gérson, Jairzinho and Carlos each scored one goal.

Brazil Coach

Brazilian coach Mário Zagallo (38-year-old) became the first footballer to win the World Cup as a player (1958, 1962) and a coach, as well the second youngest coach to win a World Cup, after Alberto Suppici in 1930.

Pelé

Pelé ended his World Cup playing career as the first (and so far only) three-time winner.

1970 FIFA World Cup

The 1970 FIFA World Cup was the ninth FIFA World Cup. it was the first World Cup tournament staged in North America, and the first held outside Europe and South America.

Award

Germany Gerd Müller awarded Golden Boot by scoring 10 goals and Peru Teófilo Cubillas awarded Best Young Player.

The Brazil Football Team

The Brazil national football team was the most successful national team in the FIFA World Cup. Brazil being crowned winner five times 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002.

The Brazil is the only national team to have played in all World Cup editions without any absence nor need for playoffs

Reference

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1970_FIFA_World_Cup_Final

https://www.gettyimages.com/photos/brazil-final-1970

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