World Cup 1934 - Hosts Italy
April 17, 2006
By John Brewin
So when FIFA awarded the 1934 World Cup to the Italians it was seen as an ideal propaganda tool by Il Duce - and Italy had to win at all costs.
Luckily, in Vittorio Pozzo, Italy had a visionary coach. Il Vecchio Maestro, the Old Master, was a well-travelled student of European football and was one ...