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Sweden, 1958 This was the first World Cup shown internationally on television. It has won the World Cup in the four continents that the World Cup has been hosted atEurope: 1958; South America: 1962; North America: 1970 1994; Asia: 2002. 64 matches were played in 12 venues across 11 cities. Paul Gadsby, World Cup mystery: what happened to the original Jules Rimet trophy?
But the cup disappeared somewhere in Brazil and has never been recovered. Germany, much to the chagrin of Hitler, lost to Switzerland in a first-round replay. There was no official World Cup Third Place match in 1930 and no official third place was awarded; USA and Yugoslavia lost in the semi-finals. And when 22 teams from as far away as Egypt and Uruguay competed in the 1924 Olympics in Paris, it was clear that the sport needed its own tournament.
It was the second time that Brazil staged the competition (the first was in 1950 and the fifth time that it was held in South America. Brazil, 2014 The 20th fifa World Cup took place in Brazil from June 12 to July 13, 2014, after the country was awarded the hosting rights in 2007. Brazil looked sharp but had a weak goalie.
Uruguay were eliminated in the round of 16, and France exited in the quarter-finals. Italy won its fourth title, defeating France on penalties after the game finished 1-1 after extra-time.
Who is the World Cups top scorer? The host nation for the World Cup final tournament is automatically qualified to play in the tournament Media Coverage The World Cup was first televised in 1954 and is now the most widely-viewed and followed sporting event in the world, exceeding even the Olympic Games. Germany, 2006 In the eighteenth staging of the finals, the venue returned to Germany.
The Netherlands now has more victories in World Cup games without a title than any nation:. With five titles, Brazil is the most successful World Cup team. Spain won its last four games by a score of 1-0 and won the championship with the fewest goals, eight.
As for the Netherlands, this was their third time to lose in the finals. Once again Brazil was the favorite and triumphed over Czechoslovakia 3-1 to win its second championship. The matches were played in ten stadiums in nine host cities around the country, with the final played at the Soccer City stadium in South Africa's largest city, Johannesburg.
Uruguay, Olympic gold medalists in 19, volunteered to host the first tournament to be held in 1930. Usually, one or two places are awarded to winners of intercontinental playoffs. Brazil, 1950 This was the first World Cup in 12 years, following the tournament's cessation due to World War. Host Sweden did better than anyone expected but lost 5-2 to pre-tournament favorite Brazil in the final, with Pele scoring twice.
In appalling weather, West Germany got sweet revenge, defeating Hungary 3-2 before 60,000 at Bern's Wankdorf Stadium. Italy, 19 finals tournament was held from June 8 to July 8, 1990 in Italy, the second country to host the event twice.
Italy and Germany follow with four titles. India lost the semi finals *gross sobbing* we gave it back.