Who won the 78 World Cup?

Which country won the 1978 World Cup?

Almost 50 years after crossing the River Plate by boat and losing in Uruguay in the inaugural World Cup final, Argentina beat the Netherlands in Buenos Aires and was crowned World champions on home soil.

Was the 1978 World Cup fixed?

Argentina’s 1978 World Cup win against Peru was fixed in a brutal political deal, former senator says.

Who scored in the 1978 World Cup final?

The match was won by the Argentine squad in extra time by a score of 3–1. Mario Kempes, who finished as the tournament’s top scorer, was named the man of the match. The Netherlands lost their second World Cup final in a row, both times to the host nation, after losing to West Germany in 1974.

Who won the World Cup in 1978 and 1986?

As the clock expired, Argentina celebrated their second World Cup victory in three tournaments after having won the 1978 World Cup on home soil.

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Who won the World Cup 1986?

Argentina national football team

Who won the World Cup 1982?

Italy national football team

Who was the captain of Argentina in 1978 World Cup?

(4) Daniel Passarella

The captain has had the most interesting of careers following the 1978 triumph. In 1982 he left River Plate to join Fiorentina in Italy and also had a brief spell at Inter.

Who won the World Cup 1970?

Brazil national football team

Has Argentina ever won the World Cup?

Argentina is one of the most successful national football teams in the world, having won two World Cups in 1978 and 1986. Argentina has been runners up three times in 1930, 1990 and 2014. … Argentina has also won the Copa América 14 times, one less than Uruguay.

Has Netherlands ever won the World Cup?

The Dutch hold the record for playing the most World Cup finals without ever winning the tournament. They finished second in the 1974, 1978 and 2010 World Cups, losing to West Germany, Argentina and Spain respectively. They won the UEFA European Championship in 1988.

Who won the most World Cups?

France national football team

Where was the 1986 World Cup?


Has Mexico won a FIFA World Cup?

The FIFA World Cup is the most prestigious soccer competition in the world. Played every four years, the World Cup hosts the top 32 national teams in a month long tournament. The host country is selected by FIFA’s Council.

World Cup History.

Host Mexico
Champion Argentina
Runner Up West Germany
Third Place France
Teams 24
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