1934 FIFA World Cup

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1934 FIFA World Cup
World's Cup[1]
Campionato Mondiale di Calcio
Tournament details
Host countryItaly
Dates27 May – 10 June (15 days)
Teams16 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)8 (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Italy (1st title)
Runners-up Czechoslovakia
Third place Germany
Fourth place Austria
Tournament statistics
Matches played17
Goals scored70 (4.12 per match)
Attendance363,000 (21,353 per match)
Top scorer(s)Czechoslovakia Oldřich Nejedlý (5 goals)
Best playerKingdom of Italy (1861–1946) Giuseppe Meazza[2]
1930
1938

The 1934 FIFA World Cup was a football (soccer) sporting event that was held in Italy in 1934. Italy won the trophy after beating Czechoslovakia in the final.

Participants[change | change source]

Africa[change | change source]

Europe[change | change source]

North and Central America[change | change source]

South America[change | change source]

Results[change | change source]

First Round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
27 May – Rome            
  Italy  7
31 May – Florence
(replayed 1 June)
  United States  1  
  Italy  1 (1)
27 May – Genoa
    Spain  1 (0)  
  Spain  3
3 June – Milan
  Brazil  1  
  Italy  1
27 May – Turin
    Austria  0  
  Austria (a.e.t.)  3
31 May – Bologna
  France  2  
  Austria  2
27 May – Naples
    Hungary  1  
  Hungary  4
10 June – Rome
  Egypt  2  
  Italy (a.e.t.)  2
27 May – Trieste
    Czechoslovakia  1
  Czechoslovakia  2
31 May – Turin
  Romania  1  
  Czechoslovakia  3
27 May – Milan
     Switzerland  2  
  Netherlands  2
3 June – Rome
   Switzerland  3  
  Czechoslovakia  3
27 May – Florence
    Germany  1   Third place
  Germany  5
31 May – Milan 7 June – Naples
  Belgium  2  
  Germany  2   Germany  3
27 May – Bologna
    Sweden  1     Austria  2
  Sweden  3
  Argentina  2  

Final[change | change source]

 Italy won the championship.

References[change | change source]

  1. FIFA book of statutes, Roma 1934, prtd. Gebr. Fey & Kratz, Zürich, FIFA internal libray no. C br. 18, 1955.
  2. "World Cup Best Players (Golden Ball)". Topend Sports. Retrieved 23 June 2018.