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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flagFrance
0%
4%
11%
80%
42
flagSpain
10%
0%
10%
80%
10
flagSweden
15%
7%
0%
76%
13
flagNorway
0%
5%
22%
72%
18
flagItaly
0%
4%
23%
71%
21
flagGermany
5%
6%
18%
68%
129
flagthe Netherlands
2%
10%
18%
67%
37
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
8%
16%
62%
202
flagCzech Republic
30%
10%
0%
60%
10
flagPoland
9%
8%
21%
59%
8145
flagUnknown
19%
9%
14%
52%
21
flagAustria
5%
11%
17%
52%
17
flagthe United States
15%
11%
17%
51%
143
flagIndia
15%
9%
33%
39%
33
flagRepublic of Ireland
22%
9%
29%
38%
31

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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