Jules Rimet

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Jules Rimet

  1. 1. JULES RIMET
  2. 2. <ul><li>FOUNDER OF THE WORLD CUP </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Jules Rimet was born in France in 1874.At school and university , he was an excellent student. </li></ul><ul><li>He liked sport but he never played football. </li></ul><ul><li>He preferred athletics. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>After university , he worked in business and for charities. Then , in 1914 , he went to fight in the First World War. </li></ul><ul><li>After his experiences in the war , he became a pacifist and had the idea for an international football tournament. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>In 1921 , he became president of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) , and three years later he invited different nations to participate in the first World Cup.Thirteen teams played in the first tournament in 1930. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>In 1946 , FIFA named the tropy The Jules Rimet World Cup, to commemorate his 25 years as president. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1955 was nominated at Nobel prize of the peace. </li></ul><ul><li>Finally, Jules Rimet died at the age of 84 in 1958. </li></ul>
  7. 8. FINISH..

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