Cheats: World Cup edition, part 1

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Last updated: July 26, 2021
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In 1930, I played for Argentina; in 1934 for Facist Italy. I was a thug who injured as many opponents as I could, including a French player just 2 minutes into my W.C. debut. My name was ________.
1934: Which dictator dictated that an Italian side full of non-Italians would win the World Cup?
1938: How many players in the Germany squad were actually born in the annexed Austria?
1938: 3 red cards, broken bones, a penalty, and an offside goal: Brazil vs ____________.
1950: This host country MIGHT have scheduled matches to maximise the amount of traveling other teams had to do, whilst keeping the home team in Rio for all but one match.
1954: Which team was accused of deliberately injuring Hungary's legendary Puskas in one match, and then of taking stimulants before the final against the same opponents?
West Germany
1958: The Soviet invasion denied us our best players. Never mind: we got to repeatedly foul Wales in two games (Sipos was sent off...eventually). We are ___________.
1962: The ref failed to send of Mujic for breaking Dubinsky's leg, and then did nothing when Jerkovic struck him! At least they lost: USSR 2 vs. _________ 0
1962: Possibly the dirtiest, most violent W.C. match ever (possibly), this game featured non-stop, deliberate fouling, punch ups, and occasionally some football: Italy 0 vs ________ 2.
1962: We managed to foul Bulgaria's best players out of the game, but couldn't do the same to England (we sure tried). The resentment begins...We are ___________.
1962: What a tournament! Which Brazilian legend was allowed to play in the final despite being sent off in the semi final?
1966, quarter final. Name the Argentine captain sent off after constant fouling, spitting in front of the ref, disputing every decision, yet who (probably) still feels like he was the victim.
1970: This was a refreshingly clean tournament, perhaps due to the introduction of which warning system?
Yellow cards
1974: Ernst Jean-Joseph became the first player to be caught taking drugs at the World Cup, earning him a beating from his own officials. For whom did he play?
1974: The most valuable dive ever? Which West German player conned the referee into awarding his team a penalty in the World Cup final?
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Aug 3, 2021
Pop survey, agree or disagree: winning feels better when you know you've cheated and got away with it.