Sweden v Brazil, 29 June 1958

Score5-2 to Brazil
RefereeMaurice Guigue
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Final
VenueRåsunda Stadion, Solna
Kick Off: 15:00 Local (14:00 BST) The 1958 final holds the record for most goals scored in a World Cup Final, and it shares the record for the greatest winning margin (with the 1970 and 1998 tournaments). The records for both the youngest and oldest goalscorer in a World Cup final were set in this match; by Pelé (17 years and 249 days) and Liedholm (35 years, 263 days) respectively.

2  Sweden

Manager: George Raynor

5  Brazil

Manager: Vicente Feola


Nils Liedholm 5 G
Agne Simonsson 80 G


Vava 9 G
Vava 32 G
Pelé 55 G
Mario Zagalo 57 G
Pelé 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kalle Svensson
Defender Sven Axbom
Defender Orvar Bergmark
Defender Bengt Gustavsson
Midfielder Reino Borjesson
Midfielder Nils Liedholm (captain)
Midfielder Sigvard Parling
Midfielder/Forward Lennart Skoglund
Forward Gunnar Gren
Forward Kurt Hamrin
Forward Agne Simonsson

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Gilmar
Defender Bellini (captain)
Defender Djalma Santos
Defender Nilton Santos
Defender Orlando
Midfielder Didi
Midfielder Zito
Forward Garrincha
Forward Mario Zagalo
Forward Pelé
Forward Vava


Brazil win their first World Cup