Despite Brazil not being regarded as the world's top team in the 1930s, it was still believed to be a hard-to-beat side.
This victory was surpassed on 1 April 2009 in Kielce when Poland defeated San Marino 10–0.
On 1 December 1970, Polish football history would change forever all due to one man.
Poland would play its first official international match on 18 December 1921 in Budapest, where the side lost to Hungary 1–0.
Their first international win would come on where they took on Sweden in Stockholm and beat them 2–1.
Around 500,000 British nationals visited Poland in 2016. If you need to contact the emergency services in Poland call 112.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Poland, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Road travel If you hold dual Polish and British nationality, the British Embassy may only be able to offer limited consular assistance.
Striker Grzegorz Lato won the Golden Boot for his seven goals.
Poland also finished third in the 1982 tournament, beating France 3–2 in the third-place play-off.
They also qualified automatically for Euro 2012 by virtue of being joint hosts alongside Ukraine.