The Match was a water polo match between Hungary and the USSR in 1956 at the occasion of Melbourne Olympics. The match took place on December 6 in 1956. It was against the background of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and saw Hungary defeat the USSR 4–0.
The name was coined after Hungarian player Ervin Zádor emerged during the last two minutes with blood pouring from under his eye after being punched by Soviet player Valentin Prokopov.
The Water Polo tournament at the 2012 Olympics in London is scheduled to be held at the London 2012 Water Polo Arena in the Olympic Park from 29 July to 12 August. The venue will hold 5,000 spectators during water polo matches. Twelve teams will take part in the men's tournament and eight teams in the women's tournament. Olympic Water Polo Tickets are available at Sport Ticket Exchange at reasonable prices.
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