1. WATCH Brazil vs. Italy, 1982 World Cup Second Round; The Full 90 Minutes [VIDEO]


    At the 1982 World Cup, the Brazilian national team were establishing a burgeoning reputation as the darlings of the tournament. With players like Zico and Socrates, their brand of enterprising, vibrant football was a joy to behold as they steamrollered their way through the first group stage and into the second round of the tournament.

    They were the undoubted favorites for the competition and after winning their previous four games, the Selecao looked both irrepressible and unbeatable in equal measures. Brazil only needed a draw in their final second-round game against Italy to progress to the semi-finals.

    In stark contrast to…

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