1974 FIFA World Cup, West Germany

Franz Beckenbauer West Germany World Cup 1974

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 Wast Germany from 13 June – 7 July (25 days).

West Germany was chosen as the host nation by FIFA in London. West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany. The Country has been selected to host the 1972 Summer Olympics. The most popular sport in the city associated with the football.  In the 20th century, association football became the largest sport in Germany. Germany team has been won the 1954 FIFA World cup.

West Germany played with the Netherlands in the final and won the match by 2–1, which defeated another one-time former champion. Grzegorz Lato was most successor player of the tournament.

1974 FIFA World Cup, West Germany

1974 World Cup final winner Squad
1974 World Cup final winner Squad

In this tournament 16 teams (from 5 confederations) qualify and select in 9 host cities. Top scorer of the world cup was Grzegorz Lato with 7 goals. Władysław Zmuda was selected for best young Player. Germany FR has win Fair-play award.

Qualification Team for FIFA World 1974

Africa- 1 teams

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

1974 FIFA World Cup Quick facts

The current trophy, used since 1974, is simply known as the FIFA World Cup Trophy.

The 1974 FIFA World Cup final tournament in Germany at Munich’s Olympiastadion. The host nation won the title beating the Netherlands. 4 teams reached was final positions.

Champions–  West Germany
Runners-up–  Netherland
Third place-  Poland
Fourth place-  Brazil

FIFA CUP 1974  
16 (from 5 confederations)
 Total Match dates 13 June – 7 July
Match Played 38
 Venues 9 (9 Host cities)
Automatically qualified  Germany (host)and Brazil(the defending champion)

Qualification Of World Cup

Participating countries
Goals scored 97
Qualified 16 (from 5 confederations)
Official Mascots

Two boys wearing an outfit similar to West Germany’s

Best young player Teofilo Cubillas (Peru)

1974 FIFA world cup ball

1974 FIFA world cup ball
1974 FIFA world cup ball

World Cup 1974 Stadiums


  • Olympiastadion

West Berlin

  • Olympiastadion


  • Volksparkstadion


  • Westfalenstadion


  • Rheinstadion


  • Parkstadion


  • Waldstadion


  • Niedersachsenstadion


  • Neckarstadion

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