On This Day

June 21, 1970 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sport awardFIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup Final, Estadio Azteca, Mexico City: Brazil and Pelé become first team and player to win World Cup 3 times, beating Italy, 4-1 in front of 107,412

Brazilian Football Legend Pele
Brazilian Football Legend
  • US Open Men's Golf Hazeltine National GC: Englishman Tony Jacklin shoots sub-par in all 4 rounds on his way to a 7-stroke win ahead of Dave Hill

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brandon Moore, American NFL tackle (NE Patriots), born in Ardmore, Pennsylvania
  • John Roethlisberger, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Afton, Minnesota
1970 in Sport