^Santamaría, who represented his native Uruguay from 1952 to 1957, later switched to representing Spain internationally. However, his first cap for Spain would not come until October of 1957, five months after this match was played.
^Di Stéfano, a native Argentine, had represented both Argentina and Colombia earlier in his international career; however, he became a naturalised citizen of Spain in 1956, and began playing for the Spanish national team in 1957.
^Though more famous as a Uruguay international, the Uruguayan-born Schiaffino was capped by Italy on four occasions, beginning in 1954 (after the conclusion of that year's World Cup) and lasting until 1958.
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