Tuesday, July 3, 2018
THINGS THAT HAPPENED AT THE GROUP STAGES AT THE WORLD CUP IN RUSSIA.
1) In the group stages there were a total of 48 games played and a total of 122 goals scored. 2)62 sixty two goals were scored with the right foot and 33 thirty three goals wit the left foot . And there were 18 eighteen headed goals and nine own goals. 3) Only three teams won all their three matches Uruguay, Croatia and Belgium. 4) There were a total of 24, twenty four penalties in the group stages a new record the previous record was 18 eighteen penalties. 5) There were a total of 335, three hundred and thirty five incidents checked by the V.A.R team and 14 fourteen were changed. 6) Joshua kimmich provided the most crosses 31 thirty one crosses in all. 7) Most goals were scored in the first half 75 goals, and in the second half there were 47 goals scored. 8) The Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El Hadary at 45 years and 161 days became the oldest man to play in a world cup, the previous record was set by Dino Zoff of Italy who is also the oldest captain to lift the world cup at 40 , forty yeas, in 1982.