The first football world cup final was won by Uruguay against Argentina 4:2. What was unusual about that game?

There was no half-time break
There was no referee
5 players got red cards
Two different balls were used
Two dif­fer­ent balls were used in the final: Ar­genti­na supplied the first-half ball (the 'Tien­to') and led 2–1 at the break; hosts Uruguay supplied the sec­ond-half ball (the 'T-­Mod­el', which was larger and heavier; see photo) and won 4–2.

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There was no half-time break
There was no referee
5 players got red cards
Two different balls were used
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flagFrance
0%
3%
12%
81%
54
flagSpain
10%
0%
10%
80%
10
flagSweden
15%
7%
0%
76%
13
flagNorway
0%
5%
21%
73%
19
flagGermany
5%
5%
17%
69%
134
flagthe Netherlands
2%
9%
19%
69%
42
flagItaly
0%
4%
27%
68%
22
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
9%
16%
63%
209
flagCzech Republic
30%
10%
0%
60%
10
flagPoland
9%
8%
21%
59%
8361
flagUnknown
14%
7%
21%
53%
28
flagAustria
5%
11%
17%
52%
17
flagthe United States
15%
12%
17%
51%
147
flagRepublic of Ireland
21%
9%
28%
40%
32
flagIndia
15%
9%
33%
39%
33

Gender

men61%
women56%
There was no half-time break
10%
9%
There was no referee
9%
8%
5 players got red cards
19%
25%
Two different balls were used
61%
56%

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