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

  • Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg Sándor Kocsis

2 goals

  • Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Pinga
  • Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg Péter Palotás
  • Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg Ferenc Puskás
  • England Ivor Broadis
  • England Nat Lofthouse
  • Belgium Léopold Anoul

1 goal

  • Uruguay Óscar Míguez
  • Uruguay Juan Alberto Schiaffino
  • Austria Erich Probst
  • Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Baltazar
  • Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Didi
  • Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Julinho
  • Yugoslavia Miloš Milutinović
  • Switzerland Robert Ballaman
  • Switzerland Josef Hügi
  • Italy Giampiero Boniperti
  • Turkey Suat Mamat
  • West Germany Hans Schäfer
  • West Germany Bernhard Klodt
  • West Germany Ottmar Walter
  • West Germany Max Morlock
  • Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg Mihály Lantos
  • Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg Zoltán Czibor
  • Belgium Henri Coppens

Own goal

  • England Jimmy Dickinson (against Belgium)

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