1938 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1938 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 37th season of competitive football in the country.

Campeonato Paulista[edit]

Final Standings

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Corinthians 17 10 7 3 0 19 8 11
2 São Paulo 14 10 6 2 2 30 13 17
3 Portuguesa Santista 13 10 6 1 3 22 13 9
4 Palestra Itália-SP 12 10 5 2 3 21 22 -1
5 Juventus 9 10 4 1 5 14 15 -1
6 Santos 9 10 4 1 5 22 18 4
7 Portuguesa 8 10 4 0 6 20 18 2
8 Hespanha 8 10 4 0 6 15 18 -3
9 São Paulo Railway 8 10 3 2 5 19 23 -4
10 Ypiranga-SP 7 10 4 0 6 15 23 -8
11 Luzitano 4 10 2 0 8 12 38 -26

Corinthians declared as the Campeonato Paulista champions.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre - Paraíba Botafogo-PB
Alagoas CRB Paraná Ferroviário-PR
Amapá - Pernambuco Sport Recife
Amazonas Rio Negro Piauí -
Bahia Bahia
Botafogo-BA(1)
Rio de Janeiro Fluminense de Niterói
Ceará Fortaleza Rio de Janeiro (DF) Fluminense
Espírito Santo Rio Branco-ES Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Goiás - Rio Grande do Sul Guarany de Bagé
Maranhão Tupan Rondônia -
Mato Grosso - Santa Catarina CIP
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro São Paulo Corinthians
Pará Tuna Luso Sergipe not disputed
(1)In 1938, two different Bahia State Championship competitions were contested. Bahia won one of the competitions while Botafogo-BA won the other.

Other competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Campeonato Brasileiro de Seleções Estaduais Rio de Janeiro (DF)

Brazil national team[edit]

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1938.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
June 5, 1938  Poland W 6-5 Leônidas da Silva (3), Romeu Pellicciari, Perácio (2) World Cup
June 12, 1938  Czechoslovakia D 1-1 Leônidas da Silva World Cup
June 14, 1938  Czechoslovakia W 2-1 Leônidas da Silva, Roberto World Cup
June 16, 1938  Italy L 1-2 Romeu Pellicciari World Cup
June 19, 1938  Sweden W 4-2 Leônidas da Silva (2), Romeu Pellicciari, Perácio World Cup

References[edit]