Posts Tagged ‘South America’

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…)

Brazil 1950 – The finals

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Brazil Uruguay 1950 finalAnd this is her final four! Brazil and Uruguay from South America, Spain and Sweden in Europe. In one game each against all, they will decide “who’s best man, who svat! In the first 4 games things look disguised. While “Urusians” is completely tortured with representatives of the Old Continent – 2:2 v 3:2 and Spain v Sweden, the famed” Carioca “straight” analyze “their rivals and beat them to fight – with 7:1 v 6:1 and Sweden v Spain. With his brilliant technique and speed Zizinyo, Ademir, Zhair and others just have fun and prepare for the triumph of Brazil, which are all firmly convinced. Feast has already begun, even the newspapers “rotate” Circulations with huge headlines’ Cup is ours! “We are World Champions!” Just a formality Forthcoming last match with the “losers” in Uruguay. Nobody and I do not even think to put “one of the mind. Hey So just in case! In this euphoria Match for 3-4 place passes quietly. In almost theatrical atmosphere, both completely ignored the “euro” and teams are not trying very much. However, the Scandinavians are mobilized and show a little more dignity – 3:1. It should be noted only that if the match ends in a draw was the third would be “Iberians”. But who cares about you! (more…)