World Cup: Uruguay 1930, Italy 1934 & France 1938
BBC Sport looks back at the genesis of the World Cup.
Uruguay hosted the first tournament in 1930, before Italy and France staged the event on a troubled continent.
The hosts triumphed in 1930, with Italy victorious four years later and then defending their crown in France in 1938.
BBC Radio 5 live's Peter Allen narrates.
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