Print Edition - 2018-06-20  |  Sports Digest

USA 1950 WC hero Bahr dies

LOS ANGELES

Jun 20, 2018-

Former USA international Walter Bahr, the last surviving member of the team which famously shocked England at the 1950 World Cup, has died, it was confirmed on Monday. He was 91. Bahr provided the assist for the goal which handed the USA a 1-0 victory over the English in Belo Horizonte, a result regarded as one of the greatest upsets in World Cup history. Bahr made 19 appearances for the USA between 1948 and 1957. (AFP)

Published: 20-06-2018 08:40

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