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Golden Boot Award of Past Era – Uruguay 1930, Italy 1934, France 1938 World Cup

Golden Boot Award of Past Era – Uruguay 1930, Italy 1934, France 1938 World Cup

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Uruguay 1930 World Cup Golden Boot Award: Guillermo Stábile, Argentina, 8 Goals Guillermo Stábile did not play in Argentina’s opening group game. Making his debut in the second match against Mexico due to first choice striker Roberto Cherro suffering an anxiety attack, he scored a hat trick to cement his place in the team. Two more in the next group game against Chile helped Argentina to progress into the semi-finals. Argentina took apart the USA in the semi-final, a 6-1 victory with Stábile racking up two more World Cup goals. Argentina suffered defeat in the first World Cup Final, losing 4-2 to Uruguay, Stábile scoring once. With only thirteen teams competing in the first World Cup the number of matches was limited, Stábile getting his eight World Cup goals in only four matches...