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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flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
0%
0%
100%
10
flagSpain
8%
0%
8%
83%
12
flagFrance
3%
3%
11%
79%
59
flagNorway
0%
5%
21%
73%
19
flagFinland
0%
0%
27%
72%
11
flagItaly
0%
3%
25%
71%
28
flagGermany
5%
5%
17%
70%
147
flagthe Netherlands
1%
11%
16%
70%
54
flagthe United Kingdom
9%
8%
16%
64%
244
flagSweden
18%
6%
12%
62%
16
flagCzech Republic
23%
7%
7%
61%
13
flagPoland
9%
8%
21%
60%
9891
flagUnknown
10%
15%
19%
53%
316
flagthe United States
14%
12%
17%
52%
158
flagAustria
5%
11%
17%
52%
17
flagRepublic of Ireland
22%
8%
25%
42%
35
flagIndia
14%
8%
35%
38%
34

Gender

men59%
women55%
There was no half-time break
9%
9%
There was no referee
10%
8%
5 players got red cards
19%
25%
Two different balls were used
59%
55%

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