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1934 FIFA World Cup

1934 edition of the FIFA World Cup

The 1934 FIFA World Cup was a football (soccer) sporting event that was held in Italy in 1934. Italy won the trophy after beating Czechoslovakia in the final.

1934 FIFA World Cup
World's Cup[1]
Campionato Mondiale di Calcio
Tournament details
Host countryItaly
Dates27 May – 10 June (15 days)
Teams16 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)8 (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Italy (1st title)
Runners-up Czechoslovakia
Third place Germany
Fourth place Austria
Tournament statistics
Matches played17
Goals scored70 (4.12 per match)
Attendance363,000 (21,353 per match)
Top scorer(s)Czechoslovakia Oldřich Nejedlý (5 goals)
Best playerKingdom of Italy (1861–1946) Giuseppe Meazza[2]
1930
1938

ParticipantsEdit

AfricaEdit

EuropeEdit

North and Central AmericaEdit

South AmericaEdit

ResultsEdit

First Round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
27 May – Rome            
   Italy  7
31 May – Florence
(replayed 1 June)
   United States  1  
   Italy  1 (1)
27 May – Genoa
     Spain  1 (0)  
   Spain  3
3 June – Milan
   Brazil  1  
   Italy  1
27 May – Turin
     Austria  0  
   Austria (a.e.t.)  3
31 May – Bologna
   France  2  
   Austria  2
27 May – Naples
     Hungary  1  
   Hungary  4
10 June – Rome
   Egypt  2  
   Italy (a.e.t.)  2
27 May – Trieste
     Czechoslovakia  1
   Czechoslovakia  2
31 May – Turin
   Romania  1  
   Czechoslovakia  3
27 May – Milan
      Switzerland  2  
   Netherlands  2
3 June – Rome
    Switzerland  3  
   Czechoslovakia  3
27 May – Florence
     Germany  1   Third place
   Germany  5
31 May – Milan 7 June – Naples
   Belgium  2  
   Germany  2    Germany  3
27 May – Bologna
     Sweden  1      Austria  2
   Sweden  3
   Argentina  2  

FinalEdit

  Italy won the championship.

ReferencesEdit

  1. FIFA book of statutes, Roma 1934, prtd. Gebr. Fey & Kratz, Zürich, FIFA internal libray no. C br. 18, 1955.
  2. "World Cup Best Players (Golden Ball)". Topend Sports. Retrieved 23 June 2018.