The 1958 FIFA World Cup was the sixth staging of the World Cup, the world championship for men national association football teams. This was held in Sweden from 8 June to 29 June 1958. Sweden is a Scandinavian nation with thousands of coastal islands and inland lakes, along with vast boreal forests and glaciated mountains.
Its principal cities, eastern capital Stockholm and southwestern Gothenburg and Malmö, are all coastal. Stockholm is built on 14 islands.
The tournament was won by Brazil, who beat Sweden 5–2 in the final. Argentina, Chile, Mexico, and Sweden expressed interest in hosting the tournament.
1958 FIFA World Cup, Sweden
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Qualification Team for FIFA World 1958
Europe- 12 Teams
North America, Central America, and the Caribbean- 1 Teams
South America- 3 team
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Their 1958 teamsheet had two names — a 17-year-old called Pele and the brilliant Garrincha. the year that a 17-year-old called Pele announced his presence to football fans around the globe. 22 match officials were assigned to the tournament to serve as referees and assistant referees.