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FIFA WORLD

CUP
MARCO DANIEL RODRGUEZ MAYORGA
FIFA WORLD CUP
FIFA world cup is a football competition
contested by mens national teams which are
members of FIFA. The championship has been
awarded every four years since 1930 in Uruguay
where this cup was done at first time.

FIFA World cup is not only a football
championship, its the most watched sporting
event in the world and in all its history has had a
lot of amazing feats that have gone down in
history of the world sport.
URUGUAY 1930
It was the first FIFA world cup, FIFA had
previously wanted to make a world cup
but they didnt have enough money to do
it.
Uruguay was the first host country
because his national team was (and
actually is) one of the best in the world. In
this championship participated 13 teams.
Uruguay was the favourite team to win
the world cup and they easily passed to
the final with a 6-1 against Yugoslavia.
The final was played in Centenario
Stadium and the match was
Uruguay Argentina. Uruguay defeated
Argentina 4-2 and won the first FIFA
world cup in history.
URUGUAY 1930
ITALY 1934
Italy was the host country in the second
FIFA World cup. In this cup 16 teams
participated but the last champion,
Uruguay, declined to participate in
protest at the refusal of Italy and other
European countries to participate in the
previous world cup. The champion was
Italy who defeat Czechoslovakia 2-1.

FRANCE 1938
An European country was again
selected to be home of the 3
rd
FIFA
World cup, France. Italy was the
champion in this staging. They defeat
the host country 2-1 and won their 2
nd

title. It was the last World cup before
the 2
nd
World War.
BRAZIL 1950
It was probably one of the most
important stagings of the World Cup.
Brazil was the host country and his
national team was the favourite team to
win the tournament. This tournament.
Brazil defeated all his opponents easily
(7-1 against Sweden and 6-1 against
Spain) and it seemed that they were going
to win the championship.
The final was played in Maracana
Stadium and Brazil had to play against
Uruguay. It was one of the most
wonderful feat in the history of the
sports. Brazil was winning 1-0 but
Uruguay in 11 minutes to finish scored 2
goals to win the match. Brazil was the
favourite because they crashed all his
opponents and they were in home, but
Uruguay, against all the bets, silenced the
stadium with their 2
nd
goal and won his
2
nd
World Cup
Maracanazo

BRAZIL 1950
BRAZIL 1950
BRAZIL 1950
SWITZERLAND 1954
It was a new edition of the FIFA World
Cup, it was done in Europe again and
the champion was West Germany who
defeated Hungry 3-2 and won his 1
st

cup. Uruguay was 4
th
in this
tournament.
SWEDEN 1958
This World Cup was the beginning of the
Brazilian golden Age with a excellent team
of young players with Garrincha and Pel
as their referents.
Brazil
1
st
Title
CHILE 1962
Chile won the hosting of the FIFA World
Cup despite of not to be a good football
team. A lot of European countries
complained about Chiles poverty. For
that reason the host country was rude
with the Europeans and it was on of the
most violent and controversial
tournament in the history. Despite of
that Brazil won his 2
nd
Cup
Brazil
2
nd
Title
ENGLAND 1966
MEXICO 1970
The tournament was won by Brazil, who
claimed their third World Cup title by
defeating another two-time former
champion, Italy, 41 in the final, thereby
winning the right to permanently keep
the Jules Rimet Trophy.
The victorious team led by Carlos Alberto,
and featuring players such as Pel,
Grson, Jairzinho, Rivelino, and Tostao, is
often cited as the greatest-ever World
Cup team. They achieved a perfect record
of wins in all six games in the finals, as
well as winning all their qualifying
fixtures.
MEXICO 1970
Brazil
3
rd
Title
MEXICO 1970
GERMANY 1974
ARGENTINA 1978
ARGENTINA 1978
SPAIN 1982
MEXICO 1986
In this moment Mexico was the first
country in have been host country twice in
the World Cup. It was probably one of the
best editions of FIFA World Cup and was
probably the most important sporting
event in the 80s. Argentina was the
champion and Diego Armando Maradona
was the greatest football player in this
tournament and in the world and history.
This tournament had two of the most
important feats in the history of the
sports. Both in the same match. Argentina
was an unstoppable team with a world
football genius as Maradona
LA MANO DE DIOS!!!
LA MANO DE DIOS!!!
EL GOL DEL SIGLO!!!
THE CHAMPIONS!!!
ITALY 1990
It was officially the worst edition of the
World Cup. The champion was Germany
who defeated Argentina 1-0 in a STOLEN
match. Argentina disserved to be the
champion but the referee in 87 helped
Germany to win the match and the
championship.
USA 1994
It was one of the most sad editions of
World Cup. The champion was Brazil who
won his title after 24 years. Brazil became
the first nation to win four World Cup titles
when they beat Italy 32 in a penalty
shootout after the game ended 00 after
extra-time, the first World Cup final to be
decided on penalties.
Diego Armando Maradona was blamed
unfairly of doping and it represented the
end of the Argentinas team in the
Championship.
FRANCE 1998
FRANCE 1998
KOREA-JAPAN 2002
GERMANY 2006
GERMANY 2006
GERMANY 2006
GERMANY 2006
GERMANY 2006
SOUTH AFRICA 2010
It was the first FIFA World Cup done in an
African Country, was the XIX edition of
the World Cup. The champion was Spain
who defeated Holland 1-0 but the
principal attraction of this championship
was the semi-finals when Uruguay was
the only south American country who
was close to win the trophy.
SOUTH AFRICA 2010
CHAMPIONS