Arago: Exhibits

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Host Nations Cont'd

Spain World Cup Stamp

Spain’s 19p World Cup soccer stamp was issued on May 23, 1980, in anticipation of the 1982 Cup.

Mexico World Cup Stamp

Mexico hosted the 1986 World Cup after Colombia bowed out. As a result, Mexico became the first nation to host the tournament two times.

Italy World Cup

Italy’s first stamp for the 1990 World Cup featured the competition mascot, Ciao.