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FIFA World Cup of Football : Part I

With all the excitement for Germany 2006, test your knowledge of the Football World Cups that have taken place up to now. Following are the statistics of the world cups that took place from 1930 to 1954.
 
1930
  • The FIFA World Cup of Football was hosted by Uruguay in 1930, from 13/7 - 30/7. A total of 13 countries took part.
  • Uruguay was the champion of the FIFA World Cup in 1930, defeating Argentina by a score of 4 x 2 in the final. United States placed third.
  • Guilhermo Stábile of Argentina scored 8 goals in the FIFA World Cup of football in 1930.
 
1934
  • The FIFA World Cup of Football was hosted by Italy in 1934, from 27/5 - 10/6. A total of 16 countries took part.
  • Italy was the champion of the FIFA World Cup in 1934, defeating Czechoslovakia by a score of 2 x 1 in the final. Germany placed third.
  • Oldrich Nejedly, Angelo Schiavo, Edmund Conen of Czechoslovakia, Italy and Germany, respectively, scored 4 goals in the FIFA World Cup of football in 1934.
 
1938
  • The FIFA World Cup of Football was hosted by France in 1938, from 4/6 - 19/6. A total of 15 countries took part.
  • Italy was the champion of the FIFA World Cup in 1938, defeating Hungary by a score of 4 x 2 in the final. Brazil placed third.
  • Leônidas da Silva of Brazil scored 8 goals in the FIFA World Cup of football in 1938.
 
1950
  • The FIFA World Cup of Football was hosted by Brazil in 1950, from 24/6 - 16/7. A total of 13 countries took part.
  • Uruguay was the champion of the FIFA World Cup in 1950, defeating Brazil by a score of 2 x 1 in the final. Sweden placed third.
  • Ademir de Menezes of Brazil scored 9 goals in the FIFA World Cup of football in 1950.
 
1954
  • The FIFA World Cup of Football was hosted by Switzerland in 1954, from 16/6 - 4/7. A total of 16 countries took part.
  • West Germany was the champion of the FIFA World Cup in 1954, defeating Hungary by a score of 3 x 2 in the final. Austria placed third.
  • Kocsis of Hungary scored 11 goals in the FIFA World Cup of football in 1954.

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