World Cup FIFA is the biggest football festival in the world. It is only held once every four years, so it becomes interesting and loved by both fans of footballs and normal spectators.
Although World cup has been well-known widely, rarely people can know detail about history of this event. In this article, we continue to share basic events about growth of World cup.
If in the previous article, we have ever referred to reasons why setting up a football festival as well stories about the first World cup. Now, let us share other events about history of World cup.
The second took place in June 1934 in Italy with total 16 football teams. This event was arranged by Benito Mussolinis party.
There were many drama stories related this event. It was the match between Italy and Austria, the coach had dinner with referee Ivan Eklind in Swedish. Then people saw a few decision favored for the Italians.
Even Ivan Eklind was voted as referee in the finals while plan was one Belgian referee before.
All arranged stories affected to quality of the event.
After a qualification with 37 teams, the 3rd World cup was held in France with 16 teams in final rounds. People said that this event was dominated by European nations because there were 13 in total 16 teams from European.
This was the first time Indonesia who was in Asia could join this rounds. It made exotic for anyone in Asia.
In the final, Italy was against Hungary. After that, two people Gino Colaussi and Silvio Piola in Italy got 2 goals to make final decision that Italy became winners. The also became the first team had two continuous titles in World cup.
However, effect of 2nd World war so this event was delayed until 1950.