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A thirteen-nation tournament took place in July 1930, in a series of 18 matches to form the first-ever International Football World Cup. This happened in Uruguay, and the home team were also crowne...
A country in South America, Uruguay, host and winners of the first world cup were a great economy before the 1930s depression era. They had won the Paris Olympics 1924 and also the Amsterdam Olympi...
The first World Cup was played in the capital Montevideo at three different stadiums, with the final match at Estadio Centenario with over 90000 people watching.
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