World Cup Countdown: 19 Weeks to Go - Built by Arsenal, the Best Team That Didn't Compete In 1934

09 February 2018 02:26
Only four European teams made the trip to Uruguay in 1930, and of those only Yugoslavia made it out of the group. In Italy four years later, it was a different story. 12 of the 16 competing nations were from Europe, and they were ready to show the world what it had been missing. By the end of the first round, all of the non-Europeans had been eliminated, including 1930 runners-up Argentina. Holders Uruguay had refused to send a team in protest at the Europeans' reluctance to compete four years. . read full article

Source: 90min