7 – Johnny Rep, Netherlands v Uruguay, 1974 World Cup – 90 World Cup Minutes In 90 Days

WFI‘s Adam Brandon counts down to Russia 2018 with 90 World Cup goals in 90 days, scored in the minute corresponding to the day in the countdown.

Context

Netherlands versus Uruguay on the 15th June 1974 was the game that showcased Total Football to the whole world for the first time.

The Goal

Rep heads home the first goal to put the Dutch in control:

What Happened Next?

Holland won 2-0. The rest of the story has already been covered in this series:

 

43 – Gerd Muller: West Germany v Netherlands 1974 – 90 World Cup Minutes In 90 Days

65 – Johan Cruyff: Netherlands v Brazil 1974 – 90 World Cup Minutes In 90 Days

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