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Chile 1962 – Qualifications

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Chile 1962When the FIFA Congress in Melbourne in 1956, assigned to the household of Chile, many are, to put it mildly, surprised. All believe in the interest and enthusiasm of the Chilean public, but not in the ability of small South American country name ruthlessly capsicum, located in the foothills of the Andes, to organize such a big event. Moreover, when the May 21, 1960, exactly 2 years and 9 days before the World Cup, comes the big tragedy. Cool earthquake spare nothing and no one in Chile. The implications are terrifying. The whole world sympathizes of Chile, all countries can help with anything. Only holding the World Cup is in doubt, but Football Federation chief Carlos Ditborn supported by the most eminent people in Chile, headed by the president, said: “Do not give up!” Golden Nike “where players will fight, lhave become a symbol of our faith, the angel of our nation, arousing optimism days after the tragedy. ” I. .. Chile is doing! The show, called World Championship, gets high marks. Is an excellent financial result. Figure of 3.5 million dollars very impressed Sir Stanley Rose. Englishman is now head of FIFA, after the death of his predecessor, Arthur Dryuri in 1961