1958 FIFA World Cup facts for kids

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The 1958 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in Sweden.

Europe

North and Central America

South America

Results

Group stage

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
 West Germany 3 1 2 0 7 5 1.40 4
 Northern Ireland 3 1 1 1 4 5 0.80 3
 Czechoslovakia 3 1 1 1 8 4 2.00 3
 Argentina 3 1 0 2 5 10 0.50 2

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
 France 3 2 0 1 11 7 1.57 4
 Yugoslavia 3 1 2 0 7 6 1.17 4
Flag of Paraguay (1990-2013).svg Paraguay 3 1 1 1 9 12 0.75 3
Flag of Scotland (traditional).svg Scotland 3 0 1 2 4 6 0.67 1

Group 3

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
 Sweden 3 2 1 0 5 1 5.00 5
Flag of Wales (1953-1959).svg Wales 3 0 3 0 2 2 1.00 3
 Hungary 3 1 1 1 6 3 2.00 3
Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg Mexico 3 0 1 2 1 8 0.13 1

Group 4

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil 3 2 1 0 5 0 - 5
Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg Soviet Union 3 1 1 1 4 4 1.00 3
 England 3 0 3 0 4 4 1.00 3
 Austria 3 0 1 2 2 7 0.29 1

Knockout stage

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
19 June - Gothenburg        
 Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil  1
24 June - Solna
 Flag of Wales (1953-1959).svg Wales  0  
 Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil  5
19 June - Norrköping
    France  2  
  France  4
29 June - Solna
  Northern Ireland  0  
 Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil  5
19 June - Solna
    Sweden  2
  Sweden  2
24 June - Gothenburg
 Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg Soviet Union  0  
  Sweden  3
19 June - Malmö
    West Germany  1


 
  West Germany  1
  Yugoslavia  0


 

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

3rd place

Final

Brazil won the championship.

Goalscorers

13 goals

  • France Just Fontaine

6 goals

5 goals

  • Northern Ireland Peter McParland
  • Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Vavá

4 goals

  • Czechoslovakia Zdenĕk Zikán
  • Hungary Lajos Tichy
  • Sweden Kurt Hamrin
  • Sweden Agne Simonsson

3 goals

  • Yugoslavia Todor Veselinović
  • Argentina Omar Oreste Corbatta
  • France Roger Piantoni
  • France Raymond Kopa
  • West Germany Hans Schäfer

2 goals

  • Flag of Paraguay (1954-1988).svg Florencio Amarilla
  • Flag of Paraguay (1954-1988).svg José Parodi
  • Flag of Paraguay (1954-1988).svg Juan Bautista Agüero
  • Flag of Paraguay (1954-1988).svg Jorge Lino Romero
  • Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg José Altafini
  • Yugoslavia Aleksandar Petaković
  • West Germany Uwe Seeler
  • France Maryan Wisnieski
  • England Derek Kevan
  • Czechoslovakia Milan Dvořák
  • Czechoslovakia Václav Hovorka
  • Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg Anatoli Ilyin
  • Flag of Wales (1953-1959).svg Ivor Allchurch
  • Sweden Nils Liedholm

1 goal

  • Sweden Lennart Skoglund
  • Sweden Gunnar Gren
  • Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg Nikita Simonyan
  • Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg Aleksandr Ivanov
  • Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg Valentin Ivanov
  • England Tom Finney
  • England Johnny Haynes
  • Hungary József Bozsik
  • Hungary Károly Sándor
  • Hungary József Bencsics
  • Flag of Wales (1953-1959).svg John Charles
  • Flag of Wales (1953-1959).svg Terry Medwin
  • Flag of Paraguay (1954-1988).svg Cayetano Ré
  • France Jean Vincent
  • France Yvon Douis
  • Flag of Scotland (traditional).svg Jimmy Murray
  • Flag of Scotland (traditional).svg Jackie Mudie
  • Flag of Scotland (traditional).svg Bobby Collins
  • Flag of Scotland (traditional).svg Sammy Baird
  • Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Nílton Santos
  • Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Didi
  • Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Mário Zagallo
  • Northern Ireland Wilbur Cush
  • Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg Jaime Belmonte
  • Argentina Norberto Menéndez
  • Argentina Ludovico Avio
  • Yugoslavia Radivoje Ognjanović
  • Yugoslavia Zdravko Rajkov
  • Austria Karl Koller
  • Austria Alfred Körner
  • Czechoslovakia Jiří Feureisl
  • West Germany Hans Cieslarczyk

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