World Cup controversies

It seems that many countries have been on both sides of these.
Hint: local teams tend to be favoured
Only controversies with an impact on the final result
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Last updated: April 16, 2020
First submittedApril 13, 2020
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Chile 1962
What was called the "Battle of Santiago" was a brutal match, but only the losing team was punished by the referee
Chile
Italy
England 1966
This was described as "not a match but an international incident". Among other things, a player on the losing team was sent off for "violence of the tongue", even when the referee couldn't understand him
England
Argentina
England 1966
The winning goal never crossed the line
England
Germany
Argentina 1978
The winning team needed to get a 4 goal difference to get to the final. A suspiciously weak performance by the losing team allowed them to win 6-0
Argentina
Perú
Spain 1982
These two teams agreed not to attempt any shots in order to eliminate Algeria
Germany
Austria
Spain 1982
The keeper of the winning team commited a brutal foul, but a goal kick was given
Germany
France
Mexico 1986
A goal was famously scored with the "hand of God"
Argentina
England
Italy 1990
There is still debate on whether the penalty on the final match was a foul; the player who took it said it wasn't
Germany
Argentina
USA 1994
An elbow to the face inside the penalty area broke the nose of a player from the losing team, but the referee was not looking
Italy
Spain
Korea/Japan 2002
The losing team had a valid goal disallowed for offside and a player unfairly sent off by a future drug smuggler
South Korea
Italy
Korea/Japan 2002
The losing team had two valid goals disallowed for obscure reasons
South Korea
Spain
South Africa 2010
The exact opposite of what happened in 1966
Germany
England
Brazil 2014
The match was decided by a last minute penalty, which the losing team still claim was unfair
Netherlands
Mexico
Brazil 2014
A player on the winning team bit an opponent, but he was not sent off
Uruguay
Italy
2022
It seems that this country got to host the World Cup through bribery
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Level 74
Apr 13, 2020
The loser for the last one should be common sense.