SV Werder Bremen were 3-0 down with 25 minutes of their matchday two meeting with RSC Anderlecht remaining but scored five unanswered goals to win 5-3 in Germany.
• Following a goalless 120 minutes, Brazil defeat Italy on penalties in the FIFA World Cup final in California.
• Canadian Wayne Gretzky sets a National Hockey League (NHL) record of 802 goals scored.
• Nelson Mandela is sworn in as the first black President of South Africa at the age of 76.
• The Channel Tunnel, which took seven years to complete, opens between England and France.