Reimagining the FIFA World Cup (Part II: 1966–1990)
Alternative trajectories the World Cup could have taken
This is mid-section of a 3-part series, where I look at every World Cup edition and Final played, and try to imagine if it could’ve followed an alternative trajectory, a different direction and or a divergent destiny.
Given the difference in World Cup formats, and football rules, a comparison is not always exact. To maintain consistency, I look at each competition from the semi-final (equivalent). This allows for a decent…