1938 FIFA World Cup

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1938 FIFA World Cup
Tournament details
Host country France
Dates 4 June – 19 June
Teams 15
Venue(s) 10 (in 10 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Italy (2nd title)
Runner-up  Hungary
Third place  Brazil
Fourth place  Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played 18
Goals scored 84 (4.67 per match)
Attendance 483,000 (26,833 per match)
Top scorer(s) Brazil Leônidas (7 goals)
1934
1950

The 1938 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in France in 1938. Italy won the trophy after beating Hungary in the final.

Participants[change | change source]

Asia[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
                           
5 June – Marseille            
  Italy (aet)  2
12 June – Paris (Olympique)
  Norway  1  
  Italy  3
5 June – Paris (Olympique)
    France  1  
  France  3
16 June – Marseille
  Belgium  1  
  Italy  2
5 June – Strasbourg
   Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil  1  
 Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil (aet)  6
12 June – Bordeaux
(replayed 14 June)
  Poland  5  
 Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil  1 (2)
5 June – Le Havre
    Czechoslovakia  1 (1)  
  Czechoslovakia (aet)  3
19 June – Paris (Olympique)
  Netherlands  0  
  Italy  4
5 June – Reims
   Flag of Hungary (1920–1946).svg Hungary  2
 Flag of Hungary (1920–1946).svg Hungary  6
12 June – Lille
  Dutch East Indies  0  
 Flag of Hungary (1920–1946).svg Hungary  2
4 June – Paris (Princes)
(replayed 9 June)
    Switzerland  0  
  Switzerland  1 (4)
16 June – Rome
  Germany  1 (2)  
 Flag of Hungary (1920–1946).svg Hungary  5
5 June – Lyon
    Sweden  1   Third place
  Sweden  w/o
12 June – Antibes 19 June – Bordeaux
  Austria  -  
  Sweden  8  Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil  4
5 June – Toulouse
(replayed 9 June)
    Cuba  0     Sweden  2
  Cuba  3 (2)
  Romania  3 (1)  

Round of 16[change | change source]

Quarterfinals[change | change source]

Semifinals[change | change source]

3rd place[change | change source]

Final[change | change source]

Italy won the championship.

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