Tournament Details



Details:
Host country: Uruguay
Dates: 13-July-1930 to 30-July-1930
Teams: 16

Stages:
Round 16 teams split in 4 groups of 4
Group 1 | Group 2 | Group 3 | Group 4
Round 4 Team Playoff
Playoffs

Qualification:
      Countries qualified       Country failed to qualify       Countries that did not enter       Country not a member
Notes:
  • FIFA selected Uruguay as host nation as the country would be celebrating the centenary of its first constitution, and the Uruguay national football team had successfully retained their football title at the 1928 Summer Olympics.
  • Few European teams chose to participate due to the duration and cost of travel.

  • Team Placing:
    Placing Team Starting ELO Rating Current ELO Rating GF GA GD Region
    1 Uruguay 1972 2165 (+193) 15 3 12 CONMEBOL
    2 Argentina 2077 2080 (+3) 18 9 9 CONMEBOL
    17 Brazil 1930 1851 (-79) 5 2 3 CONMEBOL
    17 USA 1686 1800 (+114) 7 6 1 CONCACAF
    17 Paraguay 1780 1709 (-71) 1 3 -2 CONMEBOL
    17 Chile 1578 1686 (+108) 5 3 2 CONMEBOL
    17 Yugoslavia 1575 1648 (+73) 7 7 0 UEFA
    17 Romania 1566 1593 (+27) 3 5 -2 UEFA
    17 France 1523 1592 (+69) 4 3 1 UEFA
    17 Belgium 1635 1518 (-117) 0 4 -4 UEFA
    17 Peru 1542 1467 (-75) 1 4 -3 CONMEBOL
    17 Mexico 1613 1409 (-204) 4 13 -9 CONCACAF
    17 Bolivia 1259 1218 (-41) 0 8 -8 CONMEBOL
    Top goal scorers:

    8 goals Guillermo Stábile
    5 goals Pedro Cea
    4 goals Bert Patenaude
    3 goals Carlos Peucelle
    3 goals Ivan Bek
    3 goals Peregrino Anselmo
    3 goals Preguinho
    2 goals Adolfo Zumelzú
    2 goals André Maschinot
    2 goals Carlos Vidal
    2 goals Ðorde Vujadinovic
    2 goals Guillermo Subiabre
    2 goals Héctor Castro
    2 goals Luis Monti
    2 goals Manuel Rosas
    2 goals Moderato
    2 goals Pablo Dorado
    2 goals Santos Iriarte
    1 goal Adalbert Desu
    1 goal Alejandro Scopelli
    1 goal Aleksandar Tirnanic
    1 goal Bart McGhee
    1 goal Blagoje Marjanovic
    1 goal Constantin Stanciu
    1 goal Francisco Varallo
    1 goal Héctor Scarone
    1 goal Jim Brown
    1 goal Juan Carreño
    1 goal Lucien Laurent
    1 goal Luis Souza Ferreira
    1 goal Luis Vargas Peña
    1 goal Marcel Langiller
    1 goal Mario Evaristo
    1 goal Miklós Kovács
    1 goal Roberto Gayón
    1 goal Tom Florie