FIFA World Cup Fights: These Are The Matches Of Ra Babu, Fifa World Cup Biggest Fights to Check Here Full List: FIFA World Cup 2022: Football, controversies have an old association. At every FIFA World Cup, there is some kind of controversy. It will be remembered for years.
FIFA World Cup 2022 started on November 20. There have been many ups and downs in this World Cup so far. Teams like Japan and Saudi Arabia have achieved historic victories in the FIFA World Cup. Apart from this, there was also controversy in the match between Portugal and Ghana. The penalty awarded to Portugal in this match was controversial. Football, however, has an old association with controversy. Now let’s know the 5 most historic controversies of the FIFA World Cup.
Fascism Salute (1938).
In 1938 FIFA World Cup was hosted by France. In this World Cup, a match was held between France and Italy. The Italian team wore black jerseys in this match as per Benito Mussolini’s call. Before the start of the match, the entire Italian team surprised everyone by giving the fascist salute. Italy also won the World Cup title that year with this match.
A Clash Between Two Teams (1962)
Chile hosted the 1962 World Cup. The match between Chile and Italy was held on June 2 in this world cup. In this match, there was a fight between the two teams instead of a head-to-head match. The referee sent both players off the field. After that, yellow and red cards were introduced. This match is called the ‘Battle of Santiago’.
Hand of God (1986).
The phrase ‘Hand of God came to the fore during the 1986 FIFA World Cup. On June 22, the match between England vs Argentina was held. In this match, Diego Maradona of Argentina scored two goals for the team and the team won. Diego Maradona scored the first goal with his own hand. The referee couldn’t see the goal. However, the England team also appealed for a foul. But, it was rejected. After the match, Diego Maradona said that he did not do this knowingly. This incident was called the ‘Hand of God. At the same time, England media called it the ‘Hand of the Devil’.
Last match of Zinedine Zidane’s career (2006)
French legendary footballer Zinedine Zidane did such a feat in the 2006 World Cup. It is still remembered by all. Zinedine Zidane of France gave his team the first lead in the match between France and Italy. Italy’s Marco Materazzi equalized his lead in the 19th minute. During this match, Marco Materazzi said something to Zinedine Zidane. He was angry. Zinedine Zidane hits Marco Materazzi in the head. After the collision, Materaji went to the ground. Zinedine Zidane is given a red card. Sent from the ground. This match was the last match of Zinedine Zidane’s career.
Cutting Teeth (2014).
In the 2014 World Cup, a group-stage match was played between Uruguay and Italy. In this match, an argument took place between Uruguay striker Luis Suarez and Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini. Suarez bit Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder as the argument between the two escalated. Nothing special happened to Giorgio in this match. But, after the match, he has banned from football-related activities for four months. A fine was also imposed.