José Nasazzi (Uruguay, 1923–1937, 41 caps, 0 goal) leading his team, at the football final during the 1928 Summer Olympics Games. The same scene viewed by Argentine artist Germán Aczel.
José Nasazzi (Uruguay, 1923–1937, 41 caps, 0 goal) leading his team, at the football final during the 1928 Summer Olympics Games. The tournement was won by Uruguay and would be the precursor to the 1st FIFA World Cup held in 1930 in Uruguay. Final : Uruguay vs Argentina 1-1 (1-0 Petrone 23', 1-1 Ferreira 50') at the Olympic Stadium (Amsterdam, Netherlands) on 10 June 1928. Replay Final : Uruguay vs Argentina 2-1 (1-0 Figueroa 17', 1-1 Monti 28', 2-1 Scarone 73') at the Olympic Stadium…
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Olympics football: Ryan Giggs inspires GB win over UAE

Football star Lionel Messi could avoid a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud by paying a fine Spanish media are reporting.  Spain's  state prosecutor would swap jail time for a fine of 255000 ($285000;  224000) which equates to 400 for each day behind bars. The final decision on the fine rests in the hands of the Spanish courts. Messi along with his father Jorge was found guilty of defrauding Spain of 4.1m between 2007 and 2009. The court in Barcelona found they used tax havens in Belize…
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Here are just a few of the startling events which have taken place on #Fridaythe13th. .  On Friday, August 13, 2004 Hurricane Charley caused significant destruction in Florida and also marked the start of an historic hurricane season.  On Friday, January 13, 1939 Australia’s Black Friday Brush Fires caused widespread damage.  On Friday, October 13, 1972 the plane carrying Uruguay’s entire winning Olympic rugby team crashed into the Andes mountains.
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