History of the FIFA World Cup


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Over the course of 84 years, the World Cup has made sports history with its suspenseful matches, unforgettable wins, rough losses, and various controversies. Some of the highlights include India playing a match without shoes, the Jules Rimet trophy being stolen in London, and West Germany upsetting undefeated Hungary.

View more historical World Cup moments in the complete timeline here.