1954 FIFA World Cup facts for kids

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The 1954 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in Switzerland in 1954. Germany won the trophy after beating Hungary in the final.

Participants

Asia

Europe

North and Central America

South America

Results

First round

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil 2 1 1 0 6 1 3
 Yugoslavia 2 1 1 0 2 1 3
 France 2 1 0 1 3 3 2
Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg Mexico 2 0 0 2 2 8 0

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg Hungary 2 2 0 0 17 3 4
 West Germany 2 1 0 1 7 9 2
 Turkey 2 1 0 1 8 4 2
Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg South Korea 2 0 0 2 0 16 0

Group 3

Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 Uruguay 2 2 0 0 9 0 4
 Austria 2 2 0 0 6 0 4
 Czechoslovakia 2 0 0 2 0 7 0
Flag of Scotland (traditional).svg Scotland 2 0 0 2 0 8 0

Group 4

Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 England 2 1 1 0 6 4 3
 Switzerland 2 1 0 1 2 3 2
 Italy 2 1 0 1 5 3 2
 Belgium 2 0 1 1 5 8 1

Knockout stage

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
27 June - Geneva        
  West Germany  2
30 June - Basel
  Yugoslavia  0  
  West Germany  6
26 June - Lausanne
    Austria  1  
  Austria  7
4 July - Bern
  Switzerland  5  
  West Germany  3
27 June - Bern
   Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg Hungary  2
 Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg Hungary  4
30 June - Lausanne
 Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil  2  
 Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg Hungary (aet)  4
26 June - Basel
    Uruguay  2


 
  Uruguay  4
  England  2


 

Goalscorers

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Own goal

  • England Jimmy Dickinson (against Belgium)

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