Definitions for "1966 FIFA World Cup"
The 1966 FIFA World Cup, the eighth staging of the World Cup, was held in England from July 11 to July 30. England was chosen as hosts by FIFA in August 1960 to celebrate the centenary of the codification of football in England. It was a year of triumph for the host nation, as England won the final beating West Germany 4-2, giving them their first (and so far only) World Cup triumph.