The tie is remembered as pitching Brazilian player Pelé against Portuguese player Eusébio, two of the leading players of the 1960s, who played against each other on only three occasions. Pelé considered the second leg, Santos' 5–2 win in Lisbon, in which he scored a hat-trick, to be the greatest performance of his career.
^"Official (plural officials), from the Latin officiālis. 1. The official word is also used to refer to what is recognized or derives from an authority. cfr. dictionary.com. "Official, definition". 2. Approved by the government or someone in power. cfr. dictionary.cambridge.org. "official". It is synonymous with legal, legitimate, approved. cfr. thesaurus.com. "Synonyms for official".
^“While it does not promote the statistical unification of tournaments, that is, has not absorbed to the Intercontinental Cup (merged with FIFA Club World Cup in 2005), FIFA is the only organization with worldwide jurisdiction over continental confederations and, then, the only one that can confer a title on that level, ergo the title assigned by FIFA with Official Document to the winners of the Intercontinental Cup is legally a FIFA world title." cfr. "FIFA Statutes, April 2016 edition"(PDF). p. 19. cfr.