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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# brazil 1950

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Why did Ireland reject an invitation to the 1950 World Cup in Brazil?
The country’s World Cup adventure could have started 40 years before Italia 90.
Here are the 18 funniest sporting headlines ever
Warning: contains contains crude language (almost exclusively).