1950, Uruguay won their second FIFA World Cup Title
On This day during on July 16, 1950, Uruguay won their second FIFA world cup title against Brazil at Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Uruguay beating Brazil 2-1 in front of 200,854 audience.
Brazil, Friaça scored the first goal of the match and it was their only goal score in final. Uruguay, Schiaffino scored the first goal and later Ghiggia scored the wining goal.
1950 FIFA World Cup
From 24 June to 16 July 1950, the 1950 FIFA World Cup held in Brazil. It was the fourth FIFA World Cup tournament. It was the first World Cup since 1938.
However, due to World War II, the 1942 and 1946 FIFA World Cup tournament having been cancel. During 1950 FIFA World Cup was the only tournament not decide by a one-match final.
Jules Rimet Cup
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Jules Rimet’s presidency of FIFA, for the first time tournament trophy was referred to as the Jules Rimet Cup.
1950 Top Scorer
Meanwhile, Brazil, Ademir became the top scorer in the tournament and he scored 9 goals.
1930 First FIFA world cup
Uruguay won their first FIFA world cup during in 1930 as hosts, beating Argentina 4–2. It was the first FIFA world cup tournament.