Campeonato Mundial de Fútbol -

Copa Jules Rimet Chile 1962

1962 FIFA World Cup official logo

Tournament details

Host country Chile

Dates 30 May – 17 June 1962 (18 days)

Teams 16 (from 3 confederations)

Venue(s) 4 (in 4 host cities)

Final positions

Champions Brazil (2nd title)

Runners-up Czechoslovakia

Third place Chile

Fourth place Yugoslavia

Tournament statistics

Matches played 32

Goals scored 89 (2.78 per match)

Attendance 899,074 (28,096 per match)

Top scorer(s) Garrincha


Leonel Sánchez

Dražan Jerković

Flórián Albert

Valentin Ivanov

(4 goals)

Best player Garrincha

← 1958 1966 →

The 1962 FIFA World Cup was the 7th FIFA World Cup. It was held from 30 May to 17 June 1962 in Chile. Teams representing 57 national football associations from all six populated continents entered the competition, with its qualification process beginning in August 1960. Fourteen teams qualified from this process, along with host nation Chile and defending champion Brazil, for the finals tournament.