“The pressure was to qualify for the World Cup. Of course, someone can now say ‘ok, we’ve qualified, that’s it’. But for me it’s not like that, we want to make history, achieve something different. In my head the pressure is to achieve something different from what we have done. Not just going there, three games and thank you very much. That doesn’t go through my head.”
- Mohamed Salah (Quote: MARCA)
days, players | Mario Kempes
The 1978 FIFA World Cup brought a first title for hosts AFA - Selección Argentina. The star of the tournament was Mario Kempes, whose six goals – including two in the Final – saw him earn the adidas Golden Boot as the competition’s top scorer.
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days, players | Ronaldinho Gaúcho
The Confederação Brasileira de Futebol wizard represented his country in two FIFA World Cups, and was an integral part of the team that triumphed in 2002. He scored two goals, including a curling free-kick from 40 yards out against England, registered two assists and was named in the All-Star Team.