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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flagItaly
0%
5%
11%
83%
18
flagSweden
16%
8%
0%
75%
12
flagthe Netherlands
3%
9%
18%
69%
33
flagFrance
0%
8%
20%
68%
25
flagNorway
0%
6%
25%
68%
16
flagGermany
4%
7%
20%
66%
105
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
9%
17%
60%
162
flagAustria
6%
6%
13%
60%
15
flagCzech Republic
30%
10%
0%
60%
10
flagPoland
9%
8%
21%
58%
7279
flagthe United States
15%
12%
17%
50%
138
flagIndia
14%
3%
32%
46%
28
flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
10%
32%
42%
28

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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