This is the fifth post in a weekly series highlighting Italy’s four World Cup wins from qualifications to the finals. Read the fourth post here.
Despite the ever darkening political climate that would lead to World War II the following year, France was ready to play host. Ten stadiums hosted the various matches: Stade du Fort Carré, Antibes; Stade Cavée Verte; Stade Victor Boucquey, Lille; Stade Vélodrome, Marseille; Parc des Princes, Paris; Stade Olympique de Colombes, Paris; Vélodrome Municipal, Reims, Stade de la Meinau, Strasbourg and Stade Chapou, Toulouse. The tournament would be played from June 4th -June 19th.
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