1957/58: Di Stéfano shines for Madrid



Did you know?

Teams from the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and East Germany competed in the European Champion Clubs' Cup for the first time.

Also in this year

• Two goals from a 17-year-old Pelé help Brazil to win 5-2 against hosts Sweden in the FIFA World Cup final.

• The Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants 23–17 in the "greatest game ever played".

• The Lego company patent their design of Lego bricks, still compatible with those produced today.

• NASA, or the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, is formed in the United States.