Italy and France face extra-time in the World Cup Final.
It’s the last thing you want as a player. Your legs feel like lead, the pressure is unbearable and you know that one mistake could see your country crash out of the World Cup. It is, of course, extra-time.
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World Cup finals matches have gone to extra-time, the first being the Preliminary Round tie between Austria and France in 1934, and the most recent being the 2006 Final between Italy and France – which was finally decided by penalties.
In total, five Finals have gone to extra-time, two of which went to the dreaded spot-kicks.