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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flagSpain
8%
0%
8%
83%
12
flagFrance
0%
3%
12%
81%
54
flagItaly
0%
3%
23%
73%
26
flagNorway
0%
5%
21%
73%
19
flagSweden
14%
7%
7%
71%
14
flagthe Netherlands
2%
9%
18%
70%
44
flagGermany
5%
5%
17%
69%
134
flagCzech Republic
25%
8%
0%
66%
12
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
8%
16%
64%
225
flagPoland
9%
8%
21%
60%
8632
flagthe United States
14%
11%
16%
53%
154
flagAustria
5%
11%
17%
52%
17
flagUnknown
17%
14%
17%
48%
35
flagRepublic of Ireland
21%
9%
28%
40%
32
flagIndia
14%
8%
35%
38%
34

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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