What The World Cup Looked Like 70 Years Ago
Did you know American football may be partly responsible for the success of the FIFA World Cup? When soccer competitions in the Olympics started to gain popularity, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, led by their president at the time, Jules Rimet, decided to stage their own international competition. The first FIFA World Cup was held in Uruguay in 1930, but the country’s location in South America meant an expensive and time-consuming trip for many European teams. Only 13 teams made the trip, and Uruguay won the competition on home turf.
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