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FIFA Football World Cup France 1938 Summary
Tournament information, champions, scores, and more

FIFA Football World Cup France 1938

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World Cup France 1938:
Summary and General Information

All the Scores:
Fixture and Scores

Final Standings - Top Scorers Table
Red Cards - Penalties - Goals Summary

World Cup Summary
General Information Comments
National Teams: 15 (16 considering Austria that didn't play)
Goal average:
Top scorer:
Leónidas (Brazil) - 8 goals
Largest win:

Sweden 8 - 0 Cuba
Match with more goals:

Brazil 6 - 5 Poland
Red Cards: 4

Despite the complaints presented by the Ssouth Americans, in 1938 the FIFA organized the football world cup in France, in an attempt to bring a bit of peace to a Europe on the verge of war.

In the final match, all France cheered for Hungary, with the hope that they could beat the fascist Italy. But the Italians became the first two-time champions with an outright win 4-2.

France 1938 Groups
In France 1938 the National Teams weren't divided in groups, it had a traditional playoff format with first round, quarterfinals, seminifals and a final match
National Teams Qualified, by Continent

Europe: Austria - Belgium - Czechoslovakia - France - Germany - Holland - Hungary - Italy - Norway - Poland - Romania - Sweden - Switzerland
South America: Brazil
Central and North America: Cuba
Africa: -
Asia: Dutch East Indies
Oceania: -

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