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FIFA World Cup of Football : Part III

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 1974 to 1986.
 
1974
  • The FIFA World Cup of Football was hosted by West Germany in 1974, from 13/6 - 7/7. A total of 16 countries took part.
  • West Germany was the champion of the FIFA World Cup in 1974, defeating Netherlands by a score of 2 x 1 in the final. Poland placed third.
  • Grzegorz Lato of Poland scored 7 goals in the FIFA World Cup of football in 1974.
 
1978
  • The FIFA World Cup of Football was hosted by Argentina in 1978, from 1/6 - 25/6. A total of 16 countries took part.
  • Argentina was the champion of the FIFA World Cup in 1978, defeating Netherlands by a score of 3 x 1 in the final. Brazil placed third.
  • Mário Kempes of Argentina scored 6 goals in the FIFA World Cup of football in 1978.
 
1982
  • The FIFA World Cup of Football was hosted by Spain in 1982, from 13/6 - 11/7. A total of 24 countries took part.
  • Italy was the champion of the FIFA World Cup in 1982, defeating West Germany by a score of 3 x 1 in the final. Poland placed third.
  • Paolo Rossi of Italy scored 6 goals in the FIFA World Cup of football in 1982.
 
1986
  • The FIFA World Cup of Football was hosted by Mexico in 1986, from 31/5 - 29/6. A total of 24 countries took part.
  • Argentina was the champion of the FIFA World Cup in 1986, defeating West Germany by a score of 3 x 2 in the final. France placed third.
  • Gary Lineker of England scored 6 goals in the FIFA World Cup of football in 1986.

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