On July 13, 1930, France defeats Mexico 4-1 and the United States defeats Belgium 3-0 in the first-ever World Cup football matches, played simultaneously in host city Montevideo, Uruguay.
Who started the World Cup?
The FIFA World Cup was first held in 1930, when FIFA, the world’s football governing body, decided to stage an international men’s football tournament under the era of FIFA president Jules Rimet who put this idea into place.
What was the official name of the first World Cup?
From 1930 to 1970, the Jules Rimet Trophy was awarded to the World Cup winning team. It was originally simply known as the World Cup or Coupe du Monde, but in 1946 it was renamed after the FIFA president Jules Rimet who set up the first tournament.
Who was the first player to play in 5 World Cups?
Lothar Matthäus is the player with the most games played at the FIFA World Cup, and one of only three along with the Mexicans Antonio Carbajal and Rafael Márquez to have entered the field in five different tournaments.
What was the year of the first World Cup and who was the winner?
Why did England not play in the first three World Cups?
In 1928, the British nations withdrew from FIFA, in a dispute over payments to amateur players. This meant that England did not enter the first three World Cups.
What does FIFA stand for?
FIFA — Soccer’s World Governing Body
Founded in 1904 to provide unity among national soccer associations, the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) boasts 209 members, rivaling that of the United Nations, and is arguably the most prestigious sports organization in the world.
Which country will host 2023 World Cup?
Is Pakistan won any World Cup?
India broken this taboo and won the cricket World Cup 2011 as a host nation. Australia is another country which has won the cricket World Up as a host nation in 2015.
World Cup 1975 Final.
|5. Pakistan||England||1992/ Australia & New Zealand|
|6. Sri Lanka||Australia||1996/ Pakistan & India|
Which country started football world?
What is the origin of football? Modern football originated in Britain in the 19th century. Though “folk football” had been played since medieval times with varying rules, the game began to be standardized when it was taken up as a winter game at public schools.
Who is the youngest person to win a World Cup?
1. Pele, 17 years and 234 days.
Who scored in 4 World Cups?
Somewhat remarkably, both Seeler and Pelé became the first players to score in four World Cups on the same day, finding the net against Morocco and Czechoslovakia respectively on June 3, 1970.
Who scored the fastest goal in World Cup history?
The match got off to a dazzling begin in the Daegu World Cup Arena when Hakan Sukur netted after just 10.8 seconds to record the quickest goal in World Cup finals ever.
Which country has hosted the most World Cups?
Brazil. Although Brazil has the most World Cup wins of any country, they’ve only hosted the tournament once – in 1950.
Who won World Cups?
France national football team
Who won the World Cup 2020?
West Indies cricket team