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FIFA Rewind: Watch Italy versus Brazil from World Cup 1982 in full this Friday!

Goal have teamed up with FIFA to bring the great games of the past right up into the 21st century

It was of the great matches in World Cup history.

A clash of styles, culture and tactics, Italy versus Brazil from World Cup 1982 wrote its own special page in football’s glorious history.

And this week FIFA are offering you the chance to relive it all with the launch of FIFA Rewind – a ground-breaking mobile and social first series, which will bring a selection of the greatest games in World Cup history right up into the 21st century.

Fans have voted for the games they want to re-live from 1982 to 2014, and we begin with that famous clash between Italy and Brazil in Barcelona.

The Selecao were strong favourites to take the crown, but the came unstuck against a dogged, resolute and tactically-brilliant Italy side – who found one of the great World Cup performances from Juventus star Paolo Rossi.

WORLD CUP MATCH DATE OF BROADCAST
1982 Italy vs Brazil 16/03/2018
1986 Argentina vs England 24/03/2018
1990 Argentina vs Cameroon 30/03/2018
1994 Netherlands vs Brazil 13/04/2018
1998 Brazil vs France 20/04/2018
2002 Mexico vs USA 27/04/2018
2006 Italy vs France 11/05/2018
2010 Uruguay vs Ghana 18/05/2018
2014 Brazil vs Germany 25/05/2018

The contests will be given the same level of coverage you’d expect from a modern World Cup blockbuster, complete with pre- and post-match analysis published via Goal and FIFA's social media channels throughout the week.

From Zico and Socrates to Eder and Toninho Cerezo, Brazil 1982 have gone down in the annals as perhaps the greatest team never to have won the World Cup.

Their expansive, joyful approach to the game under Tele Santana captured the hearts of the watching world in a way perhaps unrivalled by anyone other than Pele-led compatriots 12 years previously.

2014 Brazil vs Germany 25/05/2018

The Selecao were strong favourites to take the crown, but the came unstuck against a dogged, resolute and tactically-brilliant Italy side – who found one of the great World Cup performances from Juventus star Paolo Rossi.

To watch Italy versus Brazil from World Cup 1982 tune into the official World Cup Facebook page at 16:00 CET this Friday. Also don't forget to follow the official World Cup Twitter and Instagram accounts for more exclusive FIFA Rewind content.