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The 1960 Intercontinental Cup was the inaugural edition of the matchup between the reigning European football champion and the reigning South American football champion. The idea came up after some reunions between Pierre Delauney, UEFA secretary and José Ramón de Freitas, CONMEBOL secretary.[1]

1960 Intercontinental Cup
EventIntercontinental Cup
Real Madrid won 3–1 on points
First leg
Date3 July 1960 (1960-07-03)
VenueEstadio Centenario, Montevideo
RefereeJosé Luis Praddaude (Argentina)
Attendance71,872
Second leg
Date4 September 1960 (1960-09-04)
VenueSantiago Bernabéu, Madrid
RefereeKen Aston (England)
Attendance100,000
1961

The two-legged tie was contested between Spanish club Real Madrid (1959–60 European Cup winner) and Uruguayan club Peñarol (1960 Copa Libertadores winner). The first match-up ended with Los Merengues holding Peñarol to a 0–0 draw in Montevideo's Estadio Centenario and soundly winning 5–1 in the return leg in Madrid's Santiago Bernabéu thanks to the marvelous performances of Alfredo Di Stéfano and Ferenc Puskás.[2]

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Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

Peñarol  0–0  Real Madrid
Report
Attendance: 71,872
Referee: José Luis Praddaude (Argentina)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peñarol
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real Madrid
GK 1   Luis Maidana
DF   Santiago Pino
DF   William Martínez
MF   Walter Aguerre
MF   Néstor Gonçalves
MF   Salvador
FW 7   Luis Cubilla
FW   Carlos Linazza
FW   Juan Hohberg
FW 9   Alberto Spencer
FW   Carlos Borges
Manager:
  Roberto Scarone
GK 1   Rogelio Domínguez
DF   José Santamaría
DF   Marquitos
MF   Pachín
MF   José María Zárraga
MF   José María Vidal
FW   Luis del Sol
RW   Canário
FW 9   Alfredo Di Stéfano
FW 10   Ferenc Puskás
FW 11   Manolín
Manager:
  Miguel Muñoz

Second legEdit

Real Madrid  5–1  Peñarol
Puskás   2'8'
Di Stéfano   3'
Herrera   40'
Gento   54'
Report Spencer   80'
Attendance: 100,000
Referee: Ken Aston (England)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real Madrid
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peñarol
GK 1   Rogelio Domínguez
DF   José Santamaría
DF   Marquitos
MF   Pachín
MF   José María Zárraga
MF   José María Vidal
FW   Luis del Sol
RW   Chus Herrera
FW 9   Alfredo Di Stéfano
FW 10   Ferenc Puskás
FW 11   Francisco Gento
Manager:
  Miguel Muñoz
GK 1   Luis Maidana
DF   Santiago Pino
DF   William Martínez
MF   Walter Aguerre
MF   Francisco Majewski
MF   Salvador
FW 7   Luis Cubilla
FW   Carlos Linazza
FW   Juan Hohberg
FW 9   Alberto Spencer
FW   Carlos Borges
Manager:
  Roberto Scarone

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aquella primera Copa Intercontinental... by Alfredo Relaño on El País, 15 Dec 2014
  2. ^ Así se ganó el título ante el Peñarol en 1960 by Antonio Leal on Real Madrid website, 4 Sep 2014

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