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History of World Cup

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 time in 1934

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.

The World cup in 1938

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.

History of World Cup

World Cup is the biggest festival about football in the world which brings happiness and satisfactory for both footballer and fans of football. World Cup league has a long history and tradition so it is close with people as passion. Furthermore, one football team play to represent victory for a whole country. Therefore, players not only flight to reach victory for their nation as well spectators follow to cheer up their national team.

Estimated that there are about 3 billion spectators follow and expect FIFA World Cup on television and about 1 billion to watch the finals at the host nation.

World Cup always brings complicated emotions involving smile, drop of cry, hope and disappointing.

In this article, we discuss brief about history of World Cup.

The first World Cup was founded at Montevideo, Uruguay by the Federation International Football Association.

The idea of FIFA was to organize one football tournament as a part of the Summer Olympics. When they had trials some tournaments, they realized that it was not suitable because we need a professional competition about only football whereas spirit of the Olympic is connected and supported among athletes. Therefore, FIFA decided to organize one unique competition for football, called World Cup. The official letter for this competition was declared in 1928. Then they prepared it within 2 years.

Until 1930, the first champion was held under expectation and welcome of almost football teams and fans. There were 13 nations to register in this competition. The fact that, 13 nations considered and accepted invitations of FIFA without any qualifications took place before. All 18 matches were played at three stadiums with capacity up to 90,000 at Montevideo. Uruguay as the host nation became the first World Cup champions with the first hat-trick of Guillermo

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