In spirit of the season… football stamps!

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Just thought of sharing few football stamps from my collection in spirit of the FIFA World Cup 2014.

Guatemala released the following stamp in 1948 to commemorate the CCCF Championship football tournament. These tournaments were conducted for Central American and Caribbean countries between 1941 and 1961. Guatemala was the host country for the 1948 tournament and they were the runner-ups.

Guatemala stamp to commemorate 1948 CCCF Championship tournament

Guatemala stamp to commemorate 1948 CCCF Championship tournament

Uruguay released the following stamps when it won the 1950 Football World Cup that was held in Brazil.

Uruguay stamps to commemorate Uruguay lifting 1950 Football World Cup

Uruguay stamps to commemorate Uruguay lifting 1950 Football World Cup

Vietnam released the following stamps in 1958 to commemorate the opening of a stadium in Hanoi.

Vietnam stamps on football released in 1958

Vietnam stamps on football released in 1958

The Federation of South Arabia released the following stamp when it participated in the 1966 Football World Cup. The following year the federation was abolished to form South Yemen.

Federation of South Arabia stamp to commemorate its participation in the 1966 Football World Cup

Federation of South Arabia stamp to commemorate its participation in the 1966 Football World Cup

England released the following stamp when it won the 1966 Football World Cup. It was the third tournament in which the host country won the cup!

England stamp to commemorate it lifting the 1966 Football World Cup

England stamp to commemorate it lifting the 1966 Football World Cup

North Korea released the following stamps in 1975 to commemorate the football tournament of socialist countries.

North Korea stamps on football released in 1975

North Korea stamps on football released in 1975

England released the following stamp on Dixie Dean who is the top goal scorer in the English football history.

England stamp on football legend Dixie Dean

England stamp on football legend Dixie Dean

England released the following stamp on Bobby Moore who was the team captain when England won the 1966 cup. He is regarded as the greatest defender in football history.

England stamp on football legend Bobby Moore

England stamp on football legend Bobby Moore

Malta released the following stamp to commemorate the 1982 Football World Cup that was held in Spain.

Malta stamp in 1982 Football World Cup

Malta stamp in 1982 Football World Cup

India released the following stamp to commemorate the IX Asian Games that was held in Delhi in 1982.

India stamp on football competitions in IX Asian Games in 1982

India stamp on football competitions in IX Asian Games in 1982

India released the following stamp to commemorate the 1986 Football World Cup that was held in Mexico. In this tournament, Diego Maradona scored his ‘Hand of God’ goal!

India stamp to commemorate 1986 Football World Cup

India stamp to commemorate 1986 Football World Cup

Malta released the following stamp to commemorate the 1986 Football World Cup.

Malta stamp on 1986 Football World Cup

Malta stamp on 1986 Football World Cup

Tanzania released the following stamp to commemorate the 1986 Football World Cup.

Tanzania stamp on 1986 Football World Cup

Tanzania stamp on 1986 Football World Cup

India released the following stamp on Mohun Bagan Football Club, which is one of the oldest football club. The club was established in 1889. In this club, all players play barefoot as depicted in the stamp!

India stamp on Mohun Bagan Football Club

India stamp on Mohun Bagan Football Club

Brazil released the following stamp in 2001 to commemorate one of the successful football clubs in Brazilian football, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo. This club was voted as the most successful football clubs of the 20th century by FIFA.

Brazil stamp on Flamengo football club

Brazil stamp on Flamengo football club

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