“I Scored a Goal in the World Cup Final”

Alcides Ghiggia hit the winner for Uruguay against Brazil in the 1950 final.

We watched the first two installments of this new feature from ESPN Soccernet, and they are outstanding.

With surprisingly good game footage and present-day interviews of the players involved, Soccernet tells the stories of players who have scored in the World Cup final since 1950.

Click here to check it out, and enjoy Pelé’s sombrero goal against Sweden in the 1958 final.

Thanks to reader Colonel Ken for the tip.

[Photograph by Michael Donald.]

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