World Cup memories from the Commons!

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Lagendaal schiet naast / Dutch player shoots on goal but misses

Wedstrijd Nederland-Tsjechoslowakije, WK 1938 / Netherlands - Czechoslovakia match, 1938 World Cup

Doelpunt voor Nederland (Nederland-België 1934) / The Dutch team scores (Netherlands - Belgium, 1934)

In celebration of opening day of the 2010 World Cup, the Commons celebrates with a set of historic soccer images from the Nationaal Archief. We look forward to seeing your contemporary World Cup photos this year, but for now, enjoy a taste of yesteryear!

Nederlands elftal traint voor WK 1934 / Dutch national team in training for 1934 World Cup    Doelman schaamt zich / Keeper ashamed after letting an easy bal pass through

Begroeting Nederlandse en Tsjechoslowaakse aanvoerder, WK 1938 / Dutch and Czech team captains shake hands, 1938 World Cup    Doelpunt voor Nederland (Nederland-België 1934) / The Dutch team scores (Netherlands - Belgium, 1934)

 Juichende jongens bij VSV-DFC / Boys cheering when their  favorite team scores

Photos from the Nationaal Archief.

Posted by Cris Stoddard
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