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
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.
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)
Third place- West Germany
Fourth place- Uruguay
Brazil 4-1 Italy 1970 World Cup final.
|FIFA CUP 1970|
|Total Match dates||31 May – 21 June 1970 (22 Days)|
|Venues||5 (5 Host cities)|
|Automatically qualified||Mexico (host)and England (the defending champion)|
Qualification Of World Cup
|Qualified||16 (from 5 confederations)|
Gerd Muller (10 goals) (German )
|Best young player||Teofilo Cubillas (Peru)|
1970 FIFA 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
- Capacity: 35,563
León (Estadio Nou Camp)
- Capacity: 23,609
Toluca (Estadio Luis Dosal)
- Capacity: 26,900