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1934 FIFA World Cup
World's Cup
Campionato Mondiale di Calcio
Tournament details
Host country Italy
Dates 27 May – 10 June (15 days)
Teams 16 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Italy (1st title)
Runner-up  Czechoslovakia
Third place  Germany
Fourth place  Austria
Tournament statistics
Matches played 17
Goals scored 70 (4.12 per match)
Attendance 363,000 (21,353 per match)
Top scorer(s) Czechoslovakia Oldřich Nejedlý (5 goals)
Best player Kingdom of Italy (1861–1946) Giuseppe Meazza
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1938

The 1934 FIFA World Cup was a football (soccer) sporting event that was held in Italy in 1934. Italy won the trophy after beating Czechoslovakia in the final.

Participants

Africa

Europe

North and Central America

South America

Results

First Round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
27 May – Rome            
  Italy  7
31 May – Florence
(replayed 1 June)
  United States  1  
  Italy  1 (1)
27 May – Genoa
    Spain  1 (0)  
  Spain  3
3 June – Milan
  Brazil  1  
  Italy  1
27 May – Turin
    Austria  0  
  Austria (a.e.t.)  3
31 May – Bologna
  France  2  
  Austria  2
27 May – Naples
    Hungary  1  
  Hungary  4
10 June – Rome
  Egypt  2  
  Italy (a.e.t.)  2
27 May – Trieste
    Czechoslovakia  1


  Czechoslovakia  2
31 May – Turin
  Romania  1  
  Czechoslovakia  3
27 May – Milan
     Switzerland  2  
  Netherlands  2
3 June – Rome
   Switzerland  3  
  Czechoslovakia  3
27 May – Florence
    Germany  1


  Third place
  Germany  5
31 May – Milan 7 June – Naples
  Belgium  2  
  Germany  2   Germany  3
27 May – Bologna
    Sweden  1


    Austria  2
  Sweden  3
  Argentina  2


 

Final

 Italy won the championship.

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