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Matches that distinguished a nation

The history of the FIFA World Cup™ is filled with memorable upsets. Think USA defeating England in 1950, Korea DPR’s landmark victory over Italy at England 1966 and Germany's loss to Algeria at Spain 1982. Such classic giant-killings resonate across the world, standing the test of time.

However, there are also numerous lesser known upsets that have become the stuff of legend in the land of the victors. looks back through the rich history of the FIFA World Cup and throws the spotlight on a few of these never-to-be-forgotten matches.

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