1958 FIFA World Cup, Sweden

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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

1958 FIFA World Cup
1958 FIFA World Cup, Pele best young star player 

Qualification Team for FIFA World 1958

  • Europe- 12 Teams
  • North America, Central America, and the Caribbean- 1 Teams
  • South America- 3 team

1954 FIFA World Cup Quick facts

1958 FIFA World Cup
1958 FIFA World Cup

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.

FIFA CUP 1958  
Teams
16 (from 4 confederations)
 Total Match dates 08 June – 29 June (22 days)
Match Played 35
 Venues 12 (12 Host cities)
Automatically qualified  Sweden(host)and Germany (the defending champion)

 Final Tournament Standings

FIFA CUP 1958 Teams Winners
Winner
Runners-Up Sweden
Third France
Fourth West Germany

Qualification Of World Cup

Participating countries
16
Goals scored 126
Qualified 16 (from 3 confederations)
Top scorer Just “Justo” Fontaine (French )- 13 Goals
Best young player Pepe

Adidas Golden Boot

  • Just Fontaine (French )- 13 Goals
  • Pele (Brazil )-Best Young Player

1958 FIFA World Cup Qualify Teams

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4
NORTHERN IRELAND  YUGOSLAVIA SWEDEN  BRAZIL
GERMANY FR FRANCE WALES SOVIET UNION
CZECHOSLOVAKIA PARAGUAY HUNGARY ENGLAND
 ARGENTINA SCOTLAND  MEXICO  AUSTRIA

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