World Cup: first time-out in football history

(AGI) Rome, June 29 - The 31st minute of the first half of the2014 World Cup Round of 16 match between Mexico and Hollandwitnessed the first time-out in football history. The 3-minute"cooling break" was granted by Portuguese referee Proenca toallow the players to recover before the first half break. Theplayers and even the match officials drank some water in theshade before resuming the match and ending half time on 0-0. . .

(AGI) Rome, June 29 - The 31st minute of the first half of the2014 World Cup Round of 16 match between Mexico and Hollandwitnessed the first time-out in football history. The 3-minute"cooling break" was granted by Portuguese referee Proenca toallow the players to recover before the first half break. Theplayers and even the match officials drank some water in theshade before resuming the match and ending half time on 0-0. . .