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FIFA Football World Cup Sweden 1958 Summary
Tournament information, champions, scores, and more

FIFA Football World Cup Sweden 1958

Host Country:
Sweden 1958 Logo
Sweden 1958
Football World Cup Sweden 1958 Brazil Logo
Brazil Flag

World Cup Sweden 1958:
Summary and General Information

First Round:
Group A - Group B - Group C - Group D

Final Round:
Fixture and All the Scores

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

World Cup Summary
General Information Comments
National Teams: 16
Goal average:
Top scorer:
Fontaine (France) - 13 goals*
* historic record for 1 world cup
Largest win:

Czech Republic 6 - 1 Argentina
Match with more goals:

France 7 - 3 Paraguay
Red Cards: 3

In Sweden 1958 Brazil won the first of his world titles. And they did it the big way, with a brilliant team and a 17 year old kid called Pelé

In semifinals they had to face the surprise of the tournament, France, who had in its roster the man who would became the top scorer in one world cup with 13 goals in Sweden 58: Just Fontaine. But it was 5-2 for Brazil.

Then with a convincing 5-2 in the final match, the team lead by Garrincha, Vavá and Pelé defeated the local Sweden and started his dominance in the world cups.

Sweden 1958 Groups
Group A Group B Group C Group D
Argentina Flag Argentina
Czechoslovakia Flag Czechoslovakia
Northern Ireland Flag Northern Ireland
Germany Flag West Germany
France Flag France
Paraguay Flag Paraguay
Scotland Flag Scotland
Yugoslavia Flag Yugoslavia
Hungary Flag Hungary
Mexico Flag Mexico
Sweden Flag Sweden
Wales flag Wales
Austria Flag Austria
Brazil Flag Brazil
England Flag England
Soviet Union Flag Soviet Union
National Teams Qualified, by Continent

Europe: Austria - Czechoslovakia - England - France - Germany - Hungary - Northern Ireland - Scotland - Sweden - Wales - Yugoslavia
South America: Argentina - Brazil - Paraguay
Central and North America: Mexico
Africa: -
Asia: Soviet Union
Oceania: -

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