1938 FIFA World Cup

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1938 FIFA World Cup
Host Nation France
Qualification Dates n/a
Tournament Dates June 4-19, 1938
Champion Italy
1934 • other tournaments • 1950


The 1938 FIFA World Cup was the third edition of the World Cup, the quadrennial international football championship for senior men's national teams and was held in France. Italy defended its title in the final, beating Hungary 4-2. Italy's 1934 and 1938 teams hold the distinction of the sole World Cup champions under the same coach, Vittorio Pozzo. It would be the last World Cup until 1950 due to the disruption of World War II.

1938 FIFA World Cup (France) Countries
Champions Italy
Runners-up Hungary
Third Place Brazil
Fourth Place Sweden
Group Stage
Non-Qualifiers
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