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Essay Speech About World Cup History

Assalammualaikum and good morning to teacher PUAN SHULAILY BINTI MUHAMAD SALIH
and my fellow friends . My name is MUHAMMAD KHAIRUL IKHWAN BIN MURAD , I would like to
speech about WORLD CUP HISTORY . Do you like to watch world cup match? Today, I will tell you
about the world cup history .

The FIFA World Cup was first held in 1930, when FIFA president Jules Rimet decided to stage
an international men’s football tournament. The inaugural edition, held in 1930, was contested as a
final tournament of only thirteen teams invited by the organization. Since then, the World Cup has
experienced successive expansions and format remodeling to its current 32-team final tournament
preceded by a two-year qualifying process, involving over 200 teams from around the world.

First of all, it was the first time The defending champions Germany were knocked out in the
group stage . it was the first time since 1938 that a German side did not advance from the first stage
of a world cup tournament . their fist in major competition since UEFA Euro 2014 , and the fourth
time in the last five world cups that the tittle holders had been eliminated in the opening stage of
the tournament after France in 2002 , italy in 2010 and spain in 2014.

Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh (born 17 November 1966) is a Malaysian retired football referee
who currently resides in Parit Buntar. He has been refereeing in the Super League Malaysia since
1995. He has been a full international referee for FIFA since 2000. In 2008, Subkhiddin became an
AFC Elite referee. He is the only referee in Malaysia to be an AFC Elite Referee .He was selected as
the 4th official for the 2010 FIFA World CupThe Malaysian born referee was the first referee in the
country to be selected to represent FIFA World Cup 2010. Subkhiddin also officiated at the 2011 AFC
Asian Cup.Subkhiddin officially retired in August 2011 and currently resides in Parit Buntar.

The FIFA World Cup is the most important sports tournament after the Olympics. It is viewed
by all sexes and all ages where children, men and women watch it with pleasure. Some feel happy
and amazed at the end as some feel depressed but it's of no second thinking that all the viewers all
over the world enjoy it and are amazed by the magnificent football played in the World Cup by the
best players of the world. Either it is teamwork or self-skills, it is wonderful.

It is the kind of sport and tournaments that gathers all the people under one aim which is
enjoying football.That’s all form me and thanks you very much for your attention.