1er Campeonato Mundial de Futbol

1930 FIFA World Cup official poster

Tournament details

Host country Uruguay

Dates 13 July – 30 July

Teams 13

Venue(s) 3 (in 1 host city)

Final positions

Champions Uruguay (1st title)

Runners-up Argentina

Third place United States

Fourth place Yugoslavia

Tournament statistics

Matches played 18

Goals scored 70 (3.89 per match)

Attendance 434,500 (24,139 per match)

Top scorer(s) Guillermo Stábile

(8 goals)

The 1930 FIFA World Cup was the inaugural FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams. It took place in Uruguay from 13 July to 30 July 1930. 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. All matches were played in the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo, the majority at the Estadio Centenario

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.