Artemio Franchi Trophy and Finalissima

The so-called "Artemio Franchi Trophy", twice played in the eighties and nineties between the reigning European champions and Copa América winners, can be considered a precursor of the FIFA Confederations Cup. It was revived in 2022 by UEFA and CONMEBOL as "Finalissima".
The relevant matches:

Artemio Franchi Trophy
21- 8-1985 Paris         France       2-0 Uruguay   
24- 2-1993 Mar del Plata Argentina    1-1 Denmark        [aet, 5-4 pen]

Finalissima (Men)
 1- 6-2022 London        Italy        0-3 Argentina

Note that the matches:

29-11-1961 Montevideo    Uruguay      1-2 Soviet Union
20-12-1989 Rotterdam     Netherlands  0-1 Brazil
25- 3-1998 Stuttgart     Germany      1-2 Brazil

which also involved the reigning European and South American champions, were not
played for any trophy but ordinary friendlies.

Finalissima (Women)
 6- 4-2023 London        England      1-1 Brazil         [4-2 pen]

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