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  Football World Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first Asian teams to make it to the semi-finals was at the 2002 World Cup, when South Korea and Turkey both did this (Turkey is however a member of the UEFA, and thus sometimes considered a European country when it comes to football).
The 2014 World Cup, which FIFA has earmarked for South America, is expected to be held in Brazil as CONMEBOL, the South American Football Confederation, has already backed it as their choice.
At the end of each World Cup final tournament, several awards are attributed to the players and teams which have distinguished from the rest, in different aspects of the game.
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 World Cup History Page - All about the World Cup history
Before launching the VI World Cup, the first round was modified.
Since 1958 hosting the World Cup was to be given alternately to American and European countries.
In 1958 the drawing ceremony was transmitted on TV for the first time.
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 Football World Cup 1994
The 1994 World Cup of football (soccer) was the first World Cup that was held in the North American continent.
The World Cup early one saw very few upset, while the Italians were the only ones who were in serious trouble in the first round.
He was the fifth kicker of the penalty shoot out in the finals, and missed, to see the Brazilians capture their 4th World Cup.
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 Football World Cup 1958 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1958 Football World Cup remained in Europe, this time being hosted by Sweden.
The World Cup marked the debut on the world stage of 17-year-old Pelé, who would grow to be considered one of the greatest footballers of all time.
The World Cup also saw the entry of the Soviet Union for the first time and the entry of all the British nations (England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland).
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 Football World Cup - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Football World Cup is the most important competition in international football (soccer).
Organised by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's governing body, the World Cup finals tournament is the most widely-viewed and followed sporting event in the world, more so than even the Olympic Games.
The first FIFA World Cup was held in Uruguay and ran from July 13- 30, 1930.
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 Encyclopedia: Football World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The 1950 Football World Cup was the only World Cup ever held which was not decided by a knockout final (although the last match of the tournament did end up determining the overall winner, and this match is usually referred to as if it were a final).
The 2006 Football World Cup (officially titled 2006 FIFA World Cup Germanyâ„¢) finals are scheduled to take place in Germany between 9 June and 9 July 2006.
There was no official World Cup final match in 1950, however Uruguay's 2-1 defeat of Brazil put them ahead on points and ensured that they won the tournament.
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 Football World Cup 1974 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1974 Football World Cup was held in West Germany.
The previous trophy, the Jules Rimet Trophy, was won for the third time by Brazil in 1970 and awarded permanently to the Brazilians.
Gerd Müller's goal was his 14th in World Cups, which beat Just Fontaine's record of 13.
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 1958 World Cup
After Switzerland, Sweden was named host country for the 1958 FIFA World Cup - a Cup which, on 16 October 1956, lost its founding father, when Jules Rimet died in Paris at the age of 83.
It was also the first FIFA World Cup in which a match ended in a 0-0 draw: the first round game between England and Brazil.
The sixth FIFA World Cup was also to be marked by a record number of countries taking part (55).
www.soccerhall.org /history/WorldCup_1958.htm   (574 words)

  
 Federation Internationale de Football Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Football's ever increasing popularity, its overwhelming attraction for the young, its growing economic, social and political impact and finally the attention that the mass media devote to it, are all factors which turn it into a tempting springboard for advertisers.
The World Cup trophy in use today was designed by Silvio Gazzaniga (and submitted by Bertoni of Milan, Italy), after the original Jules Rimet Trophy was retired and awarded to Brazil, the first team to have won three World Cup championships (1970 in Mexico).
The Jules Rimet statuette, named in honor of the FIFA president who initiated the World Cup tournament, was designed by a French sculptor, Abel Lafleur, as a Goddess of Victory holding an octagonal vessel in her outstretched hands.
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 Football World Cup 1978
The 1978 Football World Cup was held in Argentina.
This win was the first World Cup title for Argentina who became the sixth team (after Uruguay, Italy, Germany, Brazil, and England) to be world champions.
The Netherlands lost their second World Cup final in a row, both times to the host nation, after already bowing to Germany in 1974.
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 Brazilian national football team - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Brazilian national football team is the national football team with the most FIFA World Cup victories: five after winning in 2002.
In the Football World Cup 1962 Garrincha and his mates went to Chile and won the second world title, called at the time the Jules Rimet Cup.
After finishing as runner-up in the Football World Cup 1998, in the Football World Cup 2002 Brazil won its fifth World Cup at the tournament in Japan and South Korea.
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 FOOTBALL: World Cup --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Brazil became the first country to win the World Cup four times, defeating Italy 3-2 on penalty kicks in overtime in the final match at Pasadena, Calif., on July 17.
Its previous victories were achieved in 1958, 1962, and 1970.
There was no scoring in the 90 minutes of regulation play, and the extra half hour also failed to produce a goal.
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 PELE - International Football Hall of Fame
It was the 1962 World Cup in Chile when those chants were heard for the first time in Europe on TV and British fans were quick to copy.
Brazil had won the World Cup for the first time and a teenage prodigy was on his way to international fame and fortune.
The year of England's greatest football triumph saw Brazil lose their first World Cup match for 12 years and then they crashed out of the tournament in the first round as Pele was literally kicked off the park by the butchers of Portugal.
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 The National Archives Learning Curve | Snapshots | The 1966 World Cup
However, of the three South American teams in the 1966 World Cup, Brazil failed to qualify in their group, and Uruguay and Argentina were both knocked out in the quarter finals.
The letter is entitled "La Copa Mondial (the World Cup) or The Twist in Willie's Tale" (World Cup Willie was the mascot of the 1966 World Cup).
It was unusual for football to become the subject of such a flurry of diplomatic messages as took place in 1966.
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 FIFA.com The Official web site of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association
The FIFA World Cup™, won by Brazil for the first (and only) time in Europe (Sweden) in 1958, was by then wildly popular and the contest between the contrasting styles of nations from Europe and South America was the talk of the day.
So as competition club football grew up with the introduction of the European Cup (1955/5) and the Copa Libertadores (1960), it was only natural that the Intercontinental Cup should be a match between clubs from these two distant continents.
World class stars were rapidly emerging from these new footballing lands but, unlike Pele in 1962, those top players were disallowed from being able to pit their wits against those from European and South American clubs because of the exclusivity of the championship.
www.fifa.com /en/comp/Clubworld/tournament/0,4133,CWC-2005-10,00.html   (860 words)

  
 rediff.com: Football World Cup - Finally, the battle of the best
In football, especially World Cup football, there are two giants: Brazil and Germany (or West Germany from 1954 to 1994), more so in the post-World War II era.
While the 2002 World Cup is the 17th edition of the tournament, it is the 14th World Cup after World War II.
Again, the World Cup has alternated between South America and Europe, with only two exceptions, one before World War II when Italy claimed the cup consecutively in 1934 and 1938, and post-WWII, when Brazil won in 1958 and 1962.
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 Football World Cup 1958   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
1958 saw the Football World Cup remain in Europe, this time being hosted by Sweden.
It also saw the entry of the USSR for the first time and the entry of all the British nations.
Hungary had become a spent force after their appearance in the Final of the previous tournament they had lost their best players two years prior to the 1958 World Cup, when they fled the new communist regime.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/football_world_cup_1958   (645 words)

  
 World Cup --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first competition for the cup was organized in 1930 by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and was won by Uruguay.
In World Cup competition, skiers accumulate points in the three alpine events (downhill, slalom, and giant slalom) at designated meets throughout the winter.
The true world championship, however, is known as the World Cup.
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 World Cup 1958
Brazil enthralled the world in this competition, which was notable for the emergence of 4-2-4 and the outstanding talents of stars such as Didi, Garrincha, Vava and the teenager Pele.
After football was halted Walter was called up as a paratrooper, but his wartime flying experiences led him to refuse to fly to games in later, peacetime years.
On the resumption of international football, Walter was restored as captain by long time admirer and manager Sepp Herberger with success in the 1954 World Cup.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Books / Subjects / Sports, Hobbies & Games / Football / World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The 2002 World Cup in Korea/Japan kicks off on 31 May 2002 in Seoul, Korea and reaches its climax on the last day of June in Yokohama, Japan with 32 nations aiming to be world champions.
It's the first World Cup to be staged outside Europe or the Americas, and co-hosts Japan and Korea have ten...
The 2002 football World Cup will be the biggest sporting – and television – event of the year, guaranteed huge coverage and TV audiences.
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 Football World Cup 2002
The 2002 Football World Cup was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30.
For the first time in history it was organised by two countries, and also for the first time it was not held in Europe or the Americas.
The 2002 edition of the tournament was dedicated to the children of the world.
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 BBC ON THIS DAY | 20 | 1966: Football's World Cup stolen
The trophy was to be the centre-piece of the World Cup tournament being hosted by Britain later this year.
Vice-chairman of the Football Association Council, Jack Stewart, was reluctant to accept blame for the trophy's disappearance.
Later that year it was England who won the World Cup, but in 1970 Brazil was allowed to keep the trophy for ever, after winning the competition for the third time.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/20/newsid_2861000/2861545.stm   (440 words)

  
 Eurosport - Football - Live and Results. Men and Women. - World Cup 2006 Qualifying   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Three Jules Rimet victories in twelve years saw the Brazil teams of 1958, 1962 and 1970 enshrined as the greatest in World Cup history, and with good reason.
Before the 1958 World Cup he and Garrincha were deemed mentally unfit to play by team doctors, relying on player power to force their way into the team.
After this brilliant start, it was 12 years until the world saw him at his best again as injuries curtailed his 1962 and 1966 campaigns.
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 rediff.com: Football World Cup - India's participation in the World Cup
It was only in 1985 that India did attempt to qualify for the quadrennial event when they took part in the qualifiers for the 13th edition, in 1986, at Mexico.
In 1942 and 1946, the World Cup was not held because of World War II
India were invited by FIFA and the Brazilian Football Federation but didn't take part because most of the Indian players played the game barefooted.
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 Football World Cup 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The 2006 Football World Cup is scheduled to take place in Germany, after a tense vote.
For the first time in the history of the World Cup (after the first event in 1930), the defending champion (Brazil) does not qualify automatically.
The 8 group winners and the two best runners-up qualify for the 2006 World Cup Finals, the remaining 6 runners-up will be drawn against each other for 3 play-off matches on a home-and-away basis to determine the other 3 qualifiers.
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 ESPNsoccernet.com World Cup 2002: World Cup 1958 (Sweden)
If 1954 saw the final hurrah of one of football's greatest ever teams, 1958 was the beginning of another team's dominance of the World Cup tournament.
Brazil and the World Cup are inextricably linked and it was in Sweden that this bond was created.
Together Doherty and Blanchflower gave the world the free-kick wall as their team reached the quarter-final stage before falling to the French.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Football World Cup
The finals tournament is held every four years, but the World Cup competition itself takes place over a three-year period.
Brazil is also the only nation to have participated in every edition of the World Cup so far.
There was no official World Cup Third Place match in 1930; United States and Yugoslavia lost in the semi-finals.
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 Football World Cup 2002 - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the end, though, the finals saw the all-time World Cup winning country, Brazil, defeat the team with the second-best World Cup record, Germany, 2-0 for their record fifth title.
The World and European champions are upstaged by a French-based Senegal side.
The legend that is Ronaldo finally comes good in a World Cup final, scoring two and humbling the mighty Oliver Kahn in the German goal.
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