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World Cup 1978





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    FIRST ROUND
    Overview picture from the opening ceremony
    ITA vs FRA - Lacombe gives France the lead within a minute
    ITA vs FRA - Michel Platini against two defenders
    ARG vs HUN - Luque celebrates his goal with Kempes
    ITA vs HUN - Csapo, Rossi, Martos and Bettega
    ITA vs HUN - Andras Toth converts a penalty
    FRA vs HUN - Tresor and Janvion doing their job
    GER vs POL - Klaus Fischer towering above Polish defenders
    TUN vs MEX - Rangel testing Tunisian keeper
    BRA vs SWE - Dirceu and Linderoth
    BRA vs SWE - Rivelino organizing the play
    BRA vs SPA - Zico's freekick goes just wide
    PER vs SCO - Cubillas scores with a superb free kick
    HOL vs PER - Rob Rensenbrink
    SCO vs HOL - Gemmill scores a classic individual goal

    SECOND PHASE
    ITA vs AUT - Bettega tries to score past Koncilia
    HOL vs GER - Teampicture of Holland
    HOL vs ITA - Ruud Krol And Jan Jongbloed discussing
    HOL vs ITA - Paolo Rossi avoiding a tackle
    ARG vs POL - Argentina goalkeeper Ubaldo Fillol
    ARG vs POL - Mario Kempes with three Polish defenders
    ARG vs BRA - Osvaldo Ardiles gets past Batista
    ARG vs BRA - Oscar Ortiz gets past a defender
    ARG vs BRA - Zico battling against Argentinian defenders
    ARG vs BRA - Passarella and Zico get tangled
    ARG vs BRA - Daniel Bertoni covered by Batista
    ARG vs BRA - Players exchanging shirts after the match
    ARG vs PER - The spectators celebrate the win

    BRONZEMATCH
    BRA vs ITA - Franco Causio of Italy with the ball
    BRA vs ITA - Rossi takes on the Brazilian keeper
    BRA vs ITA - Dino Zoff makes a save

    FINAL
    ARG vs HOL - Fantastic picture of the stadium atmosphere
    ARG vs HOL - Action in the penalty area
    ARG vs HOL - Passarella heads away a dangerous cross
    ARG vs HOL - Mario Kempes - the greatest star of WC 1978
    ARG vs HOL - Mario Kempes makes it 1-0
    ARG vs HOL - Nanninga heads in the equalizer 1-1
    ARG vs HOL - Kempes makes it 2-1 in extra time
    ARG vs HOL - Bertoni scores 3-1 for Argentina
    ARG vs HOL - Passarella lifts the trophy to the sky
    ARG vs HOL - Teampicture of Argentina's World Cup winners
     

     

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