|General Description :
||The 1990 FIFA World Cup was the 14th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament. It was held from 8 June to 8 July 1990 in Italy, the second country to host the event twice. Teams representing 116 national football associations from all six populated continents entered the competition, with its qualification process beginning in April 1988. Twenty-two teams qualified from this process, along with host nation Italy and defending champion Argentina, for the finals tournament. The official match ball was the Adidas Etrusco Unico. The 1990 FIFA World Cup was the first World Cup that officially was recorded and transmitted in HDTV by the Italian broadcaster RAI in association with the Japanese NHK broadcaster.