What has been the best World Cup ever?

What has been the best World Cup ever?
What has been the best World Cup ever?

The next June's World Cup in Brazil will lucky to have all existing world champions and Europe, with the exception of the Czech Republic. Salvo Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Gareth Bale, about Marek Hamsik, They will be very few stars who do not attend the twentieth World Cup history. This fact, suggests that such participation will live a World Cup in style, for more glory as the final will be in the great Maracana.

A collation of this, today we wonder what in Colgados for football is what has been so far the best world championship has been contested. For it, are five possible alternatives. All of them, perfectly valid, who for one reason or another, They can contest the title “best World Cup ever”.

1- Mexico 1970: for many things we can say that this was the best world championships ever played. The Brazil 70 imposed a unique style game where Pele meant the culmination of “Beautiful game”. Stadiums packed as the Azteca and a semifinal to remember as the Germany-Italy (the so-called Party of the Century) compose a schedule where magic contributions are also included Theophilus Cubillas, Gordon Banks and of course, Franz Beckenbauer.

The Azteca was packed at the World Cup 70.
The Azteca was packed at the World Cup 70.

2- Spain 1982: was the demonstration that Spain could hold for the first time ever in a world event masterfully. It was the debut of Maradona in a world finals, the other unforgettable semifinal as the Germany-France resolved on penalties after a neat extension, the excellence of Brazilian football art which gave no results by running into Rossi's Italy. It was the emergence of Platini, EARTHQUAKE Spain, Zoff consolidation…were so many things that would be difficult to say that this was not one of the best ever world.

3- Mexico 1986: It was a world fated to be played in Colombia and that FIFA gave at the last minute to Mexico by problems in the South American country. If 1970 O Rei Pele emerged with his third title and demonstrating best player on the planet, here it would be Maradona who encumbraría not only Argentina but football with “Goal of the Century”, the “God's hand” and other so many plays from another galaxy. Maradona, the star, but also, the four goals of Butragueno, Aztec passion in the stands, the expertise of Platini and Lineker, the Laudrup, Zico and so many that showed up jugadorazos.

France and Brazil played passionate quarterfinal 1986.
France and Brazil played passionate quarterfinal 1986.

4- Switzerland 1954: God forgive this World Cup should be in this list for several outstanding reasons. The exhibition match after match, possibly, the best selection of history, Puskas's Hungary, Germany's comeback in the final call Miracle of Bern, the first defeat of Uruguay in World Cup history. The first televised World…too many excuses to not include.

5- England 1966: who writes serious doubts have them include this championship or Brazil 1950 or Uruguay 1930 being the first. The reason for this selection is wide. It was the World Eusébio, its spectacular Advanced, World famous ghost goal in the final mythical England-Germany, which he was inspired by the appearance of yellow and red cards. A nice…a unique show that was to play the final colophon nothing more and nothing less than Wembley.

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Julio Muñoz

Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in Colgadosporelfutbol.com and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982

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2 thoughts on “What has been the best World Cup ever?

  1. DEFINITELY SPAIN 82! ESPECIALLY FOR ALL THOSE WHO LIVED WE LIVE AND HAVE THE REST OF THIS WORLD AFTER WORLD WIDE LAST!

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