NEW YORK – Football World Cup 2014 is now 12 days away and excitement is getting hotter.
We have giving a daily dose of some interesting facts relating to the mega events, the present one and past ones. Here is the today’s daily dose”
A total of 12 goals were served up in the highest-scoring FIFA World Cup match of all time, when Austria beat hosts Switzerland 7-5 in 1954.
The Swiss are one of just two teams in the competition’s history to have scored five times and still lost; the other, Poland, were beaten 6-5 by Brazil in 1938.
The highest-scoring Final, meanwhile, took place in 1958, when an on-song Brazil side beat hosts Sweden 5-2.