The World Cup Years: Mussolini Poses With Victorious Italy, 1938 World Cup Winners

Ollie Irish

1st, June 2010

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By Ollie Irish

The Italy team pose with dictator Benito Mussolini (back row, centre, in pale jacket) to celebrate their victory in the 1938 FIFA World Cup, held in France.

Italy beat Hungary 4-2 in the final to claim their second world title in a row.

Photo: EMPICS

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  1. joshua says:

    Then the Allies beat the Axis Powers 3-0 in the final to claim their second world war victory.

  2. oc says:

    no mention of the players being mostly Argies and Brazilians on dodgy work permits?

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