1966 FIFA Warld Cup

The 1966 FIFA Warld Cup wis the aicht FIFA Warld Cup an wis held in Ingland frae 11 tae 30 Julie 1966. Ingland beat Wast Germany 4–2 in the feenal, winnin the Jules Rimet Trophy.

1966 FIFA World Cup
Tournament details
Host kintraIngland
Dates11–30 Julie (20 days)
Teams16 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)(in 7 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Ingland (1st title)
Runners-up Wast Germany
Third place Portugal
Fowert place Soviet Union
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored89 (2.78 per match)
Attendance1,563,135 (48,848 per match)
Tap scorer(s)Portugal Eusébio (9 goals)
Best playerIngland Bobby Charlton[1]
Best young playerWast Germany Franz Beckenbauer
The Queen presents the 1966 World Cup to England Captain, Bobby Moore. (7936243534).jpg


  1. "World Cup Best Players (Golden Ball)". Topend Sports. Retrieved 23 Juin 2018.