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Fifa world cup Brazinga 2014: Cup Legend Just Fontaine

Saturday, 24 May 2014 - 7:00am IST Updated: Saturday, 24 May 2014 - 1:08am IST | Agency: DNA

Just Fontaine
Date of birth: August 18, 1933
Position: Striker
National team: France
Appearances: 21
Goals: 30

He holds the record for most goals scored in a single World Cup — 13 in the 1958 edition. He is also No. 4 in the list of list of top-scorers in World Cup history. Fontaine was surprise a inclusion for the 1958 World Cup. After all, he had played only twice for France and had missed most of the season because of knee trouble. He went to the finals expecting to be reserve to Rene Bliard, but the latter got injured on the eve of the tournament and Fontaine grabbed the opportunity with both hands




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