• Short Summary

    FIVE THOUSAND PEOPLE BRAVED HEAVY RAIN OCT 8 TO WATCH LUXEMBOURG BEAT PORTUGAL, ONE OF EUROPE'S STRONGER SOCCER NATIONS, BY FOUR GOALS TO TWO IN A WORLD CUP ELIMINATING MATCH AT THE TINY MUNICIPAL STADIUM IN LUXEMBOURG.

  • Description

    FIVE THOUSAND PEOPLE BRAVED HEAVY RAIN OCT 8 TO WATCH LUXEMBOURG BEAT PORTUGAL, ONE OF EUROPE'S STRONGER SOCCER NATIONS, BY FOUR GOALS TO TWO IN A WORLD CUP ELIMINATING MATCH AT THE TINY MUNICIPAL STADIUM IN LUXEMBOURG.

    THIS UNEXPECTED VICTORY FOR LUXEMBOURG BEGAN IN THE 20TH MINUTE, WHEN CENTRE-HALF CIRELLI PASSED TO OUTSIDE-RIGHT ADOLF SCHMIDT, A 26-YEAR OLD LOCKSMITH WHO PLAYS SOCCER FOR FUN ON SUNDAY AFTERNOONS, WHO GAVE PORTUGUESE GOALKEEPER PEREIRA NO CHANCE, AND THE HOME SIDE WERE ONE GOAL UP. THE SCORE REMAINED AT 1-0 UP TO THE HALF-TIME WHISTLE.

    SCHMIDT PUT LUXEMBOURG EVEN FURTHER AHEAD WHEN HE SCORED TWO QUICK GOALS IN THE 54TH AND 57TH MINUTES. THIS SEEMED TO SHAKE THE MIGHTY PORTUGUESE, FOR SIX MINUTES LATER INSIDE-RIGHT EUSEBIO SCORED FOR THE VISITORS TO MAKE IT 3-1. ONE MINUTE AFTER KICK-OFF, LUXEMBOURG'S OUTSIDE-LEFT HOFFMAN SHOT PAST PEREIRA TO MAKE IT 4-1. THE FINAL GOAL OF THE MATCH CAME IN THE 89TH MINUTE WHEN PORTUGUESE OUTSIDE-RIGHT YAUCAS SHOT PAST LUXEMBOURG GOALKEEPER STEFFEN TO MAKE IT 4-2.

    TEAMS: -
    LUXEMBOURG:- STEFFEN; BRENNER; JEAN HOFFMAN; ZAMBON; BROSIUS; KONTER; SCHMIDT; VANDIVINIT; CIRELLI; SCHNEIDER; NICHOLAS HOFFMAN.

    PORTUGAL:- COSTA PEREIRA; LINO; HILARO; PERIDES; MORATO; LUCIO; YAUCAS; EUSEBIO; AGUAS; COLUNA; AND CAVEM.

    REFEREE:- HERR TSCHENCHER (GERMANY)

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE7M3CFVCG19K452N9MT7I0B3P
    Media URN:
    VLVAE7M3CFVCG19K452N9MT7I0B3P
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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