Tournament Details


Details:
Host country: France
Dates: 04 June 1938 - 19 June 1938
Teams: 16

Stages:
Round 1: 16 Team Playoff
Playoffs

Notes:
  • Austria had officially qualified for the tournament but because of the Anschluss in April 1938, (Germany annexed Austria), could not attend.


    Qualification:
          Countries qualified for World Cup       Country failed to qualify       Countries that did not enter World Cup       Country not a FIFA member
    Qualified Teams:
    Placing ELO Rating Team Coach Region
    1 1158 Italy UEFA
    2 1110 Hungary UEFA
    3 1081 Brazil CONMEBOL
    4 1000 Sweden UEFA
    5 959 Cuba CONCACAF
    5 1018 Czechoslovakia UEFA
    5 998 France UEFA
    5 1002 Switzerland UEFA
    9 970 Austria UEFA
    9 955 Belgium UEFA
    9 936 Dutch East Indies AFC
    9 955 Germany UEFA
    9 948 Netherlands UEFA
    9 970 Norway UEFA
    9 970 Poland UEFA
    9 970 Romania UEFA