The 1954 World Cup Final..

..accompanied, of course, by Zimmerman’s radio commentary. They released it on a 33rpm record afterwards – something I’d love to own – and you can hear the best bit here:

This clip really allows you to see what was going on, and to answer the question I’m always asking about “period” football: was it any good? And here, the answer is quite clearly “yes,”and not just from that great Hungarian team:

And here it is in colour (I’ve posted this before, but it fits well here I think)

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