First FIFA World Cup
The first FIFA World Cup, held in 1930 (July 13, 1930 – July 30, 1930) marked the beginning of the most prestigious and widely-followed international football tournament. Hosted by Uruguay, the inaugural competition saw 13 teams, including seven from South America, four from Europe, and two from North America, vying for the title. Uruguay emerged as the first World Cup champions, which further contributed to the sport’s growing popularity.
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The first FIFA World Cup in 1930 marked the beginning of the most prestigious international football tournament. Hosted by Uruguay, the event featured 13 teams competing for the title. Uruguay emerged as the first champions, and the competition played a significant role in popularizing football worldwide. The event also laid the foundation for the tournament’s continued success, as it is now held every four years and followed by millions of fans globally.