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1958 FIFA World Cup official logo

Tournament details

Host country Sweden

Dates 8 – 29 June

Teams 16 (from 3 confederations)

Venue(s) 12 (in 12 host cities)

Final positions

Champions Brazil (1st title)

Runners-up Sweden

Third place France

Fourth place West Germany

Tournament statistics

Matches played 35

Goals scored 126 (3.6 per match)

Attendance 919,580 (26,274 per match)

Top scorer(s) Just Fontaine (13 goals)

← 1954 1962 →

The 1958 FIFA World Cup, the sixth staging of the World Cup, was hosted by Sweden from 8 to 29 June. The tournament was won by Brazil, who beat Sweden 5–2 in the final for their first title. To date, this marks the only occasion that a World Cup staged in Europe was not won by a European team.

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