In 1934, Italy hosted – and were eventual winners – the Football World Cup. They defeated Czechoslovakia in the final after extra time was played. Four years later they again won the final of the competition, this time held in France, beating Hungary 4-2.
Itallian worldcup soccer 1934 stampset
PostBeeld has a quite rare mint, never-hinged set of stamps issued by Italy in 1934, depicting scenes from the competition.
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