Important Facts about the Fifa World Cup

Important facts about fifa world cup

In this article, we will see some important facts about the Fifa World Cup.

1) What does Fifa stand for?
2) When first international football match was played?
3) When Fifa world cup beginning?
4) Fifa world cup history’s first goal?
5) What happened to Fifa in world war 2?
6) World cup winning teams?

What does Fifa stand for?

FIFA stands for ” Federation Internationale de Football Association” in French, but in English, it stands for International Federation of Association Football.

FIFA is an international governing body that governs, manages, and promotes association football, futsal, and beach soccer.

When first international football match was played?

Then First football international match was played in 1872 between England and Scotland in Glasgow. Even at this time this sport was very rarely played outside the Britishers. This match was watched by 4000 spectators but the result of this was the match was drawn by 0-0 goal.

When Fifa world cup beginning?

In 1930, Fifa made a decision that it will hold its own international tournament. Because in 1932, a summer Olympics was held in the Los Angeles and they did not plan to include football in this program, the reason was at that time football was not very popular in the United States.

Then due to this reason, the president of Fifa which name was Jules Rimet organized the first football world cup tournament.

Before the start of this world cup, no European country was ready to send its team to play this world cup. Then the president of the Fifa give the belief to Belgium, France, Romania, Hungary, and Yugoslavia country to make a trip and everything will be better and good for them.

Then after this, a total of 13 teams took part in this world cup.

Fifa world cup history’s first goal?

After the beginning of the first world cup, two matches were played simultaneously which were between France Vs Mexico and United States Vs Belgium. And the winner was France and United States by 4-1 and 3-0.

And at that time the first goal was scored in the history of the football world cup by Lucien Laurent of France.

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What happened to Fifa in world war 2?

After the first 3 successful tournaments 1930, 1934, and 1938, Fifa decide to organize the 4th world cup in 1942. To host this world cup Germany officially applied in 1936 and Brazil applied in 1939. But before Fifa selects any country the European hostilities promoted the plans of Fifa world cup hosting are canceled.

At this time world war 2 also happen (1939 -1945). Fifa also was struggling to keep the financial and personal resources, therefore, they decide when this world war ended then we will host the world cup.

World cup winning teams?

Brazil ( 5 world cup) 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002

Germany ( 4 world cup) 1954, 1974, 1990, 2014

Italy ( 4 world cup) 1934, 1938, 1982, 2006

Argentina ( 2 world cup) 1978, 1986

France ( 2 world cup) 1998, 2018

Uruguay ( 2 world cup) 1930, 1950

England ( 1 world cup) 1966

Spain ( 1 world cup) 2010

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