Tournament Details



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

Stages:
Round 16 Team Playoff
Playoffs

Qualification:
      Countries qualified       Country failed to qualify       Countries that did not enter       Country not a member
Notes:
  • Austria had officially qualified for the tournament but because of the Anschluss in April 1938, (Germany annexed Austria), could not attend.

  • Team Placing:
    Placing Team Starting ELO Rating Current ELO Rating GF GA GD Region
    1 Italy 2051 2181 (+130) 11 5 6 UEFA
    2 Hungary 1921 2011 (+90) 15 5 10 UEFA
    3 Brazil 1908 1962 (+54) 14 11 3 CONMEBOL
    4 Sweden 1652 1679 (+27) 11 9 2 UEFA
    5 Czechoslovakia 1802 1838 (+36) 5 3 2 UEFA
    5 Switzerland 1668 1747 (+79) 5 5 0 UEFA
    5 France 1624 1671 (+47) 4 4 0 UEFA
    5 Cuba 1546 1450 (-96) 5 12 -7 CONCACAF
    9 Norway 1730 1716 (-14) 1 2 -1 UEFA
    9 Germany 1836 1713 (-123) 3 5 -2 UEFA
    9 Netherlands 1709 1635 (-74) 0 3 -3 UEFA
    9 Poland 1633 1616 (-17) 5 6 -1 UEFA
    9 Romania 1559 1506 (-53) 4 5 -1 UEFA
    9 Belgium 1565 1503 (-62) 1 3 -2 UEFA
    9 Dutch East Indies 1467 1443 (-24) 0 6 -6 AFC
    9 Austria 1000 1000 (0) 0 0 0 UEFA
    Top goal scorers:

    7 goals Leônidas
    5 goals Béla Sárosi
    5 goals Gyula Zsengellér
    5 goals Silvio Piola
    4 goals Ernst Wilimowski
    4 goals Gino Colaussi
    3 goals André Abegglen
    3 goals Arne Nyberg
    3 goals Gustav Wetterström
    3 goals Harry Andersson
    3 goals Héctor Socorro
    3 goals Perácio
    3 goals Romeu
    2 goals Jean Nicolas
    2 goals Oldrich Nejedlý
    2 goals Pál Titkos
    2 goals Stefan Dobay
    1 goal Alfred Bickel
    1 goal Arne Brustad
    1 goal Émile Veinante
    1 goal Eugen Walaschek
    1 goal Fryderyk Scherfke
    1 goal Géza Toldi
    1 goal Giuseppe Meazza
    1 goal Henri Isemborghs
    1 goal Iuliu Baratky
    1 goal José Magriñá
    1 goal Josef Gauchel
    1 goal Josef Koštálek
    1 goal Josef Zeman
    1 goal Oscar Heisserer
    1 goal Pietro Ferraris
    1 goal Roberto
    1 goal Silviu Bindea
    1 goal Sven Jonasson
    1 goal Tomás Fernández
    1 goal Tore Keller
    1 goal Vilmos Kohut
    1 goal Vlastimil Kopecký
    1 goal Wilhelm Hahnemann