Sweden v Brazil, 29 June 1958

Score5-2 to Brazil
RefereeMaurice Guigue
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Final
VenueRåsunda Stadion, Solna
Attendance49,737
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

Goals:

Nils Liedholm 5 G
Agne Simonsson 80 G

Goals:

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

Comments:

Brazil win their first World Cup