Editors,

A package will move shortly looking back daily during the World Cup at memorable events in its history. It can be used now or saved for each day of the World Cup. From famous wins and classic goals, to notorious decisions and infamous defeats, the AP will retell the story of the World Cup. Each day's historic footballing event will feature a short narrative and classic photographs from the AP archive - going back to 1930 and the first World Cup in Uruguay. On June 12, the keyword will be WCUP-ON THIS DAY-OPENING DAY. Thereafter, the series will follow a date basis, from WCUP-ON THIS DAY-JUNE 13 on to WCUP-ON THIS DAY-JULY 13. The stories will move no later than 3 a.m. EDT/0700 GMT daily.

Separately, the AP will provide a photo gallery highlighting the best photos from this series of stories on June 12. The keyword will be WCUP-ON THIS DAY-PHOTO GALLERY.

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