In the last eighty years the World Cup has provided some of the greatest football shocks of all time in the last eighty years, the World Cup has caused for some of the greatest football shocks of all time. 10 of the biggest surprise hits of World Cup history presents Paddy Power, the leading Irish bookmaker, which offers a range of World Cup odds, his top. 10. North Korea 1-0 Italian (1966) so how in this year were the North Koreans also 1966 an unknown quantity. Nevertheless, they beat Riviera, Mazzola and co with the Korean hero of Pak Doo-IK at Ayresome Park. 9 Northern Ireland 1:0 (1982) to beat the host nation at the World Cup Spain is a performance every time.
But with Gerry Armstrong’s success, Northern Ireland gained its biggest international fame. 8 Cameroon 1-0 Argentina (1990) at the inaugural tournament in Milan, sparked Cameroon one of the greatest shocks of all time when it beat the reigning world champion Maradona and co. Cameroon tactics might be viewed as humiliating (they ended the game with only nine players on (DEM Platz), but it opened the collection of Roger Milla and the indomitable lions “in the quarter-finals of the World Cup. 7. Senegal 1:0 France (2002) France would have the result of Cameroon should pay more attention. An African underdog team beating the Reigning champions 1-0 in the opening game? Unaware that sound? 6 Uruguay 2-0 Brazil (1950) 22 gold medals wearing Brazil’s name; a speech for the winner, which existed only in Portuguese; the Brazilians that they would win the final 1950 were a song titled ‘Brazil the winners’ that never was – presented so convinced. The game went by the nickname Maracanazo (the shock of Maracana) in the history of football. 5. DDR 1:0 Germany (1974) the clash of opposing sides of the Berlin wall by the man with the ingenious name Jurgen Sparwasser decided.