What country was in the 1930 World Cup?

May 10, 2019 Off By idswater

What country was in the 1930 World Cup?

Uruguay™
1930 FIFA World Cup Uruguay™

Which country became the first nation to win the World Cup?

The first competition for the cup was organized in 1930 by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and was won by Uruguay.

Who was the host country of the 1930 World Cup?

Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil and the United States were the seeded teams. For a complete list of all squads that appeared in the 1930 FIFA World Cup, please, visit: 1930 World Cup squads. The only Host City for the 1930 FIFA World Cup was Montevideo.

What was the capacity of the 1930 FIFA World Cup?

Designed by Juan Scasso, it was the primary stadium for the tournament, referred to by Rimet as a “temple of football”. With a capacity of 90,000, it was the largest football stadium outside the British Isles. The stadium hosted 10 of the 18 matches, including both semi-finals and the final.

Who was the last player to die from the 1930 World Cup?

Laurent died in 2005, aged 97, several years after being a guest of honor at France’s 1998 World Cup victory. The last surviving player from the 1930 tournament was Argentine forward Francisco Varallo, who died on 30 August 2010 at the age of 100, eighty years after the tournament.

Who was the first goal scorer in the 1930 World Cup?

France’s Lucien Laurent was the scorer of the first World Cup goal. We were playing Mexico and it was snowing, since it was winter in the southern hemisphere. One of my team mates centred the ball and I followed its path carefully, taking it on the volley with my right foot.

Who was the winner of the 1930 FIFA World Cup?

The 1930 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match contested by Uruguay and Argentina to determine the champion of the 1930 FIFA World Cup. The final was a rematch of the gold medal match of the 1928 Olympics, which Uruguay won after a replay.

Why was Uruguay chosen to host the 1930 World Cup?

FIFA, football’s international governing body, selected Uruguay as host nation, as the country would be celebrating the centenary of its first constitution and the Uruguay national football team had successfully retained their football title at the 1928 Summer Olympics.

Why did England not participate in the 1930 World Cup?

In an attempt to gain some European participation, the Uruguayan Football Association sent a letter of invitation to The Football Association, even though the British Home Nations (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) had resigned from FIFA at the time. This was rejected by the FA Committee on 18 November 1929.

What was the name of the stadiums in the 1930 World Cup?

Three stadiums were used: Estadio Centenario, Estadio Pocitos and Estadio Gran Parque Central. The Estadio Centenario was built both for the tournament and as a celebration of the centenary of Uruguayan independence. Designed by Juan Scasso, it was the primary stadium for the tournament, referred to by Rimet as a “temple of football”.