1974 FIFA World Cup, West Germany

1974 WORLD CUP 1974 FIFA World Cup, West Germany

The 1974 FIFA World Cup was the 10th staging of the World Cup, the world championship for men national association football teams. This was held in West Germany from 31 May – 21 June 1970 (25 days).

In 1974 world cup trophy same as the current trophy, designed and created the FIFA World Cup trophy in 1971 by Silvio Gazzaniga. West Germany currently part of the Republic of German. In this tournament, West Germany won the world cup 1974 beating the Netherlands 2–1 in the final.

The 16 teams taking part in the final competition will be divided into four groups of four teams.

1974 FIFA World Cup, West Germany

1974 FIFA world cup
West Germany squad in 1974 FIFA world cup

In this tournament 16 teams (from 5 confederations) qualify and select in 9 Venues in host cities. Top scorer of the world cup was Grzegorz Lato with 7 goals. Władysław Żmuda 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 1974

  • Africa– 1 team
  • Asia– 1 Teams
  • Europe– 9Teams
  • North America, Central America, and the Caribbean- 1 Teams
  • South America– 4 Team

1974 FIFA World Cup Quick facts

1974 FIFA world cup logo
1974 FIFA world cup official logo

The 1974 FIFA World Cup final tournament in West Germany at Munich’s Olympiastadion. Australia, East Germany, Haiti and Zaire made their first appearances at the final stage.

Champions–  West Germany (2nd title)
Runners-up–  Netherlands
Third place-  Poland
Fourth place–  Brazil

The host countries won the title beating the Netherlands 2–1 in the final match.

World Cup 1974
Winner team with World Cup Trophy
FIFA CUP 1974  
16 (from 5 confederations)
 Total Match dates 13 June – 7 July 1970 (25 Days)
Match Played 38
 Venues 9 (9 Host cities)
Automatically qualified  Mexico (host)and England (the defending champion)

Qualification Of World Cup

Participating countries
Goals scored 97
Qualified 16 (from 5 confederations)
Top scorer

Grzegorz Lato (7 goals) (Poland )

Best young player Władysław Żmuda (Poland )

1974 FIFA world cup ball

1974 FIFA world cup ball
1974 FIFA world cup ball

World Cup 1974 Stadiums

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

Munich (Olympiastadion)

  • Capacity: 77,573

West Berlin (Olympiastadion)

  • Capacity: 86,000

Stuttgart (Neckarstadion)

  • Capacity: 72,200

Gelsenkirchen (Parkstadion)

  • Capacity: 72,000

Düsseldorf (Rheinstadion)

  • Capacity: 70,100

Frankfurt (Waldstadion)

  • Capacity: 62,200

Hamburg (Volksparkstadion)

  • Capacity: 61,300

Hanover (Niedersachsenstadion)

  • Capacity: 60,400

Dortmund (Westfalenstadion)

  • Capacity: 53,600

One Reply to “1974 FIFA World Cup, West Germany”

  1. You search for the two teams who contested the final and as usual a FIFA related site gives you everything but what your looking for.

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