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%
7%
0%
92%
13
flagFrance
3%
3%
13%
78%
60
flagSwitzerland
0%
12%
9%
78%
32
flagSweden
10%
6%
10%
72%
29
flagBelgium
0%
9%
18%
72%
11
flagGermany
5%
4%
17%
70%
184
flagFinland
0%
0%
30%
69%
13
flagthe Netherlands
4%
8%
20%
66%
68
flagthe United Kingdom
9%
8%
17%
64%
298
flagItaly
2%
5%
23%
64%
34
flagNorway
8%
4%
25%
62%
24
flagSpain
25%
6%
6%
62%
16
flagPoland
8%
8%
20%
61%
13507
flagAustria
7%
7%
15%
61%
26
flagCzech Republic
23%
7%
7%
61%
13
flagDenmark
0%
18%
27%
54%
11
flagUnknown
10%
14%
23%
51%
990
flagthe United States
14%
13%
18%
51%
182
flagRepublic of Ireland
21%
8%
29%
40%
37
flagIndia
15%
12%
35%
32%
40

Gender

men57%
women56%
There was no half-time break
9%
8%
There was no referee
11%
8%
5 players got red cards
20%
26%
Two different balls were used
57%
56%

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