Football photo of the day…

RefJohnLangenusUruguay42Argentina1930WCFinalMontevideoA rather dapper looking referee, John Langenus, watching on during the 1930 World Cup final between Uruguay and Argentina in 1930. The match (won by Uruguay 4-2) was overshadowed by a controversy surrounding the match ball. The two nations disagreed over who should have provided the ball and it needed FIFA to intervene. In the end the countries had to each provide one ball to be used in either half.

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