1962 FIFA World Cup, Chile

1962 FIFA World Cup, Chile

The 1962 FIFA World Cup was the seventh staging of the World Cup, the world championship for men national association football teams. This was held in Chile from May 30 to June 17, 1962.

Chile officially the Republic of Chile is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

first-round match between Chile and Italy (2–0) and Final match playing between Brazil vs Czechoslovakia and Brazil win by 3-1.

1962 FIFA World Cup, Sweden

1962 FIFA World Cup, Chile
1962 FIFA World Cup, Chile

Qualification Team for FIFA World 1962

  • Asia- 1 Teams
  • Africa- 1 Teams
  • Europe- 8 Teams
  • North America, Central America, and the Caribbean- 2 Teams
  • South America- 3 Team

1962 FIFA World Cup Quick facts

In 1962 FIFA World Cup 56 teams entered the qualification rounds and 16 countries participated in total. Hosting Chile automatically qualified the 1962 World Cup and Brazil qualified automatically since they won the last World Cup in 1958.

1962 World Cup champion The Brazilian team with captain Mauro Ramos holding the Jules Rimet trophy 1962 FIFA World Cup, Chile
The Brazilian team captain Mauro Ramos holding the Jules Rimet trophy in 1962 World Cup champion
FIFA CUP 1962  
16 (from 3 confederations)
 Total Match dates May 30 to June 17, 1962 (19 days)
Match Played 32
 Venues 4 (4 Host cities)
Automatically qualified  Chili (host)and Brazil (the defending champion)
The Battle of Santiago Chile vs. Italy in 1962 FIFA World Cup.jpg
The Battle of Santiago Chile vs. Italy in 1962 FIFA World Cup

 Final Tournament Standings

FIFA CUP 1962 Teams
Runners-Up Czechoslovakia
Third Chile
Fourth Yugoslavia

Qualification Of World Cup

Participating countries
Goals scored 89
Qualified 16 (from 3 confederations)
Top scorer

Garrincha, Leonel Sanchez, Valentin Ivanov

Vava,  Flórián Albert, Drazan Jerkovic

Best young player Florian Albert

Adidas Golden Boot

  • Florian Albert (HUN)
  • Valentin Ivanov (URS)
  • Drazen Jerkovic (YUG)
  • Leonel Sanchez (CHI)
  • Vava (BRA)
  • Garrincha (BRA)
  • Florian Albert (HUN)

1962 FIFA World Cup Qualify Teams

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4
Soviet Union West Germany Brazil Hungary
Yugoslavia Chile Czechoslovakia England
Uruguay Italy Mexico Argentina
Colombia Switzerland Spain Bulgaria

World Cup 1962 Stadiums

This world cup was used only 4 host cities and 4 stadiums.

Estadio Nacional

  • Location: Santiago
  • Matches Played: 10
  • Capacity: 66,660

Estadio Sausalito

  • Location: Viña del Mar
  • Matches Played: 08
  • Capacity: 18,037

Estadio Braden Copper Co.

  • Location: Rancagua
  • Matches Played: 07
  • Capacity: 18,000

Estadio Carlos Dittborn

  • Location: Arica
  • Matches Played: 07
  • Capacity: 17,786

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