Tag Archives: Sweden

UFWC World Cup Classics: Sweden vs Brazil, 1958

The 1958 World Cup tournament culminated in the first ever combined WC final / UFWC title match. This was the first World Cup to be broadcast on worldwide television, and those who tuned in were lucky enough to witness the birth of a classic Brazilian side, and the introduction of a genuine footballing legend. In fact, make that two genuine footballing legends. For alongside the great Pele in the Brazilian ranks was the arguably greater Garrincha.

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UFWC Top 50 Goals Part 1: 1948-1979

Many of the UFWC goals scored in the past 65 years or so can be viewed online. Watching the goals provides further proof of the brilliance of the UFWC – the competition has provided more than its fair share of special goals. I have chosen my favourite 50 goals from those I have seen, in chronological order, with my top ten highlighted along the way. Some of these goals are famous; however, many are not, and they are a treat for all UFWC fans. The numbers in brackets after the description correspond to the approximate time in the video that the goal appears – in each case start a few seconds earlier to enjoy the goal in all its glory.

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UFWC review of the year 2013

14 title matches, 45 goals, four champions. That’s the story in brief of the Unofficial Football World Champions in 2013. It’s been another exciting year, with the UFWC taking followers on a fascinating journey via some of football’s less-travelled paths. 2013 began with North Korea as Unofficial Football World Champions. The Koreans had held the title for more than a year, and provided plenty of entertainment, but their reign came to an end in 2013′s first title match…

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Sweden 2-3 Argentina

Sweden 2-3 Argentina 6 February 2013 Friendly Friends Arena, Solna Scorers: J Olsson, Elm (Sweden), Lustig OG, Aguero, Higuain (Argentina) Argentina defeated Sweden for the first time in international football to take the UFWC title and become Unofficial Football World Champions. La Albiceleste dominated this exciting game, a friendly played – appropriately – at the […]

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Sweden vs Argentina: Zlatan vs Messi

Sweden vs Argentina 6 February 2013 Friendly Friends Arena, Solna Unofficial Football World Champions Sweden face a tough test in this mouthwatering clash at the Friends Arena on Wednesday. Sweden’s latest UFWC reign has taken them to 7th place in the all-time rankings, ahead of Germany, Italy and France. But Wednesday’s opposition is one of […]

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