Posts Tagged ‘soccer’

Sweden 1958 – The Introduction

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

Sweden 1958 BrazilTurn of South America to organize the World Cup, but time passes and no candidate and no. Running aid of good old Europe again in the face of Sweden. Nobody is opposing, and contrary to the elite hitting Scandinavia. Subsequently, it appears that the choice of FIFA has hit in dozens. Green fields and forests, crystal lakes, tranquility and comfort of Sweden as finalists make the stay pleasant and quiet. To add to all this wonderful conditions for football, which offers this time of year (June) short Swedish summer. For summer, these latitudes, I asked one Swede: “You know here you have a real summer – hot, muggy?” And he slightly offended, replied: “What do we have to, it was people? On June 22 from 7 am, and all the way to 19:30 in the evening!” Just between these 2-championships (1954-1958) died Jules Rimet (24.10.1873-15.10.1956). International football movement lost its great shape. Rarely, cultural and civilized, extremely loyal to the game, he is the president of FIFA from 1921. and will remain in history as the man with lots of love, and twice more tenacity, overcoming enormous difficulties of any kind, creating a true miracle – World Cup. As a token of appreciation and respect for him, still alive in 1946. delegates at the FIFA congress unanimously decided to name the World Cup, better known as the Golden Nike “in its name. Sounds a bit authoritarian, but a fact – until 1970. official name of the World Cup is “Jules Rimet Cup”. And something interesting – from 1960. and a European Cup. Bowl, which received European champions, called “Henri Delaunay Cup”, ie named after the faithful follower of Jules Rimet and long gene. FIFA secretary Henri Delaunay. (more…)

Uruguay 1930 – Groups Stage

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Uruguay 1930July 13 1930 For the first time in history – a game for the football World Cup. Judge Lombard teams out of Uruguay in France and Mexico and played the first signal of an initial attack. The first goal was made by the French Laurent, and the match ends 4:1 for France. The group of France and Mexico are juicy and one of favorites of the I-it World Championship – Argentinians. Indeed Argentina reaches first place in the group, giving a right to participate in semifinals, but not without the kind assistance of the judges. In the match against France, with the result 1:0 for Argentinians in the 85th minutes last year Frenchman overcomes porter and guide the ball to the goal-line. All are aware – equalizer, but this time the judge Rego from Brazil playing … end of the game while (?!), “leather ball (ah, what a parasite) is rolling the network. First unspeakable scandal in the history of the World Championship. And in the match Argentina-Mexico (6:3) are playing 5 (five!) Shootout. Record, unbeaten so far. (more…)