In the history of the FIFA World Cup, 63 matches have gone to extra time – including some of the tournament’s most memorable and significant encounters. Among them, of course, were the last three finals, with Italy, Spain and Germany having triumphed after 120 minutes.
The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour™ by Coca-Cola continued it's world tour, with Panama the latest destination. 1998 World Cup winner David Trezeguet was on hand to share the excitement with fans, including during a stop at a world famous landmark!
England have played 62 matches at the FIFA World Cup, and have emerged with mixed memories. But amid the disappointments and penalty shootout defeats, there has been one unrivalled highlight: their triumph in the 1966 Final.
Relive the entirety of the classic FIFA World Cup™ quarter-final between the Netherlands and Brazil at USA 1994.
A 17-year-old player by the name of Pele lit up the final of the 1958 FIFA World Cup with this brilliant solo effort.
On 21 March 1961, one of the FIFA World Cup’s all-time greats was born: Lothar Matthaus. The legendary midfielder played in no fewer than five separate editions (1982, 1986, 1990, 1994 and 1998) - more than any other outfield player in World Cup history.
There have been 60 different goalscorers for Italy at the FIFA World Cup™, spanning 80 years from Angelo Schiavio's opener at the 1934 edition to Mario Balotelli's winner against England at Brazil 2014.
59 FIFA World Cup™ games have had an attendance of 80,000 spectators or more. The 1986 Final saw 114,600 people pack into the Azteca Stadium, while 173,850 saw Uruguay stun Brazil at the Maracana in the 1950 edition's decisive game.
A total of 58 brothers have featured at the FIFA World Cup™, with Ottmar and Fritz Walter and Bobby and Jack Charlton winning the tournament in 1954 and 1966 respectively. In a remarkable twist, Kevin-Prince and Jerome Boateng even faced each other - in the Ghana v Germany game at Brazil 2014
Oribe Peralta was the hero as Mexico edged Cameroon in a pulsating Group A game that somehow finished with only one goal. Three goals were ruled out in the first half before the 30-year-old striker slotted home a rebound in the 61st minute in Natal to send Mexico second in their FIFA World Cup™ pool, behind Brazil on goal difference.