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Looking back: The 1950 World Cup

Uruguay's Alcides Ghiggia, center, scores the decisive goal in a 2-1 victory over Brazil at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium on July 16, 1950. With the result, Uruguay clinched its second World Cup title and spoiled the hopes of the host country. As Brazil prepares to host the World Cup for a second time this summer, here's a look back at what happened the first time around.

Uruguay's Alcides Ghiggia, center, scores the decisive goal in a 2-1 victory over Brazil at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium on July 16, 1950. With the result, Uruguay clinched its second World Cup title and spoiled the hopes of the host country. As Brazil prepares to host the World Cup for a second time this summer, here's a look back at what happened the first time around.