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
flagSpain
10%
0%
10%
80%
10
flagSweden
16%
8%
0%
75%
12
flagNorway
0%
5%
22%
72%
18
flagFrance
0%
8%
20%
68%
25
flagGermany
5%
7%
19%
66%
109
flagthe Netherlands
2%
11%
20%
65%
35
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
9%
17%
61%
184
flagCzech Republic
30%
10%
0%
60%
10
flagUU
10%
0%
20%
60%
10
flagPoland
9%
8%
21%
59%
7798
flagAustria
6%
6%
18%
56%
16
flagthe United States
15%
12%
17%
51%
141
flagIndia
12%
6%
35%
41%
31
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
10%
30%
40%
30

Gender

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

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