Podcast World Cup, the Maracanazo: the 1950 final and the tragedy of Brazil

Podcast World Cup, the Maracanazo: the 1950 final and the tragedy of Brazil

It was July 16, 1950 when Brazil and Uruguay faced each other in Rio de Janeiro in the last act of the World Cup. Everything seems ready for the Brazilian party, but the incredible happens…

Celebration and joy that contrast with tears and despair. The final of a major football tournament, especially that of the World Cup, is a moment that remains indelible in the collective memory of a people. In 1950, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Uruguay challenge each other in a race that seems to have no history. It’s not a real final for the victory of the Rimet Cup because the Brazilians have two results out of three available. And the incredible happens

Let’s relive the emotions of that match with the voices of Fabio Russo, Filippo Maria Ricci and Fabio De Marco and the pages of the Gazzetta dello Sport at the time. Listen to the podcast by clicking above. And follow the Gazzetta page on Spotify!

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