RE: Football Styles And What They Say About Your Country's History
Italy reached the final to face Hungary, in his book El fútbol a sol y Sombra (Soccer in Sun and Shadow) Eduardo Galeano says that the Italian players received letters before the final match.
The letter said "Either victory or death" prompting the Italian players to go beg their Hungarian counterparts to let them win, so much so that the Hungarian goalkeeper did in fact leave the goal open for them.
After the match the goalkeeper said "Yes, we lost the match but we saved the lives of the Italians.
Oh my god, I didn't know this before 😵
Thanks for this great article !CTP !PIZZA