1970 FIFA world cup, Mexico

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The 1970 FIFA World Cup was the 9th staging of the World Cup, the world championship for men national association football teams. This was held in Mexico from 31 May – 21 June 1970 (22 days).

The first World Cup tournament staged in North America. Mexico is a country between the U.S. and Central America. Mexico City hosted the XIX Olympic Games in 1968. The most popular sport in the city associated with the football. It is also its capital and most populous city.

Brazil played Italy in the final and won the match by 4–1, which defeated another two-time former champion. Gerd Muller was most successor player of the tournament.

1970 FIFA world cup, Mexico

The World Cup Squad 1970
The World Cup Squad 1970

In this tournament 16 teams (from 5 confederations) qualify and select in 5 host cities. Top scorer of the world cup was Gerd Müller with 10 goals.  Teofilo Cubillas was selected for best young Player and Peru select for Fair Play award. Pelé was named the player of the tournament.

1970 FIFA World Cup official logo also know as Copa Mundial de Futbol Mexico 70
1970 FIFA World Cup official logo know as Copa Mundial de Futbol Mexico 70

Qualification Team for FIFA World 1970

Asia– 1 Teams
Europe– 10 Teams
North America, Central America, and the Caribbean- 2 Teams
South America- 3 Team

1970 FIFA World Cup Quick facts

The 1970 FIFA World Cup final tournament in Mexico. 4 teams reached was final positions.

Champions–  Brazil (3rd title)
Runners-up–  Italy
Third place-  West Germany
Fourth place-  Uruguay

Brazil 4-1 Italy 1970 World Cup final.

FIFA World Cup 1970 Winner Team Brazil
1970 Winner Team Brazil
FIFA CUP 1970  
Teams
16 (from 5 confederations)
 Total Match dates 31 May – 21 June 1970 (22 Days)
Match Played 32
 Venues 5 (5 Host cities)
Automatically qualified  Mexico (host)and England (the defending champion)

Qualification Of World Cup

Participating countries
16
Goals scored 95
Qualified 16 (from 5 confederations)
Top scorer

Gerd Muller (10 goals) (German )

Best young player Teofilo Cubillas (Peru)

1970 FIFA world cup ball 

The history of the 1970 World Cup ball
The history of the 1970 World Cup ball

World Cup 1970 Stadiums

This world cup was used only 5 host cities and 5 stadiums. (source Wikipedia)

Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)

  • Capacity: 107,247

Guadalajara (Estadio Jalisco)

  • Capacity: 71,100

Puebla(Estadio Cuauhtémoc)

  • Capacity: 35,563

León (Estadio Nou Camp)

  • Capacity: 23,609

Toluca (Estadio Luis Dosal)

  • Capacity: 26,900

 

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