Between 1954 and 1966, the game morphed tactically into something similar as what we see today.
June 14, 2017
World Cup 1954 - 1966 : Chapter 2
Words By: Paul AnsorgeProduced By: Joe Devine
The 1958 World Cup was the sixth staging of the tournament. Held in Sweden, it marked the first time a team had won it away from their own continent as Brazil finally overcame the pain of 1950 and lifted the Jules Rimet trophy for the first time.