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First World Cup — This Day in History — 7/13/1930

 On July 13, 1930, France defeats Mexico 4-1 and the United States defeats Belgium 3-0 in the first-ever World Cup football matches, played simultaneously in host city Montevideo, Uruguay. The World Cup has since become the world’s most watched sporting event.  After football (soccer, to Americans) was dropped from the …