|Number of World Cup titles|
Who has played the most World Cups?
Lothar Matthäus is the player with the most games played at the FIFA World Cup, and one of only three along with the Mexicans Antonio Carbajal and Rafael Márquez to have entered the field in five different tournaments.
Which team has never missed a World Cup?
West Germany also qualified for the World Cup every time they entered, and in their history they only missed out on the 1930 World Cup, refusing to travel.
Which team has played in the most World Cup finals?
With five titles, Brazil is the most successful World Cup team and also the only nation to have participated in every World Cup finals tournament. Italy and Germany have four titles.
What teams have won the World Cup?
World Cup History
Who is the youngest person to win a World Cup?
1. Pele, 17 years and 234 days.
Who is the youngest player to play World Cup?
Shafali Verma becomes youngest player ever to play Cricket World Cup final. 16-year-old Shafali Verma on Sunday scripted history as she became the youngest player ever (female or male) to play the World Cup finals across both 20-over and 50-over formats.
Which country has only won the World Cup once?
The team, coached by Didier Deschamps, won the final 4-2 against Croatia. This marked a double success for the national team coach as he was part of the France squad that won the country’s first ever World Cup in 1998.
Soccer World Cup titles won by country from 1930 to 2018.
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Which is the only country to have reached the finals without winning any?
The most successful nation in the competition are currently Brazil, who have won the cup on five occasions. Five teams have appeared in FIFA World Cup finals without winning, while eleven more have appeared in semi-finals.
Number of appearances.
What countries are not allowed in FIFA?
Teams representing eight small sovereign states (Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Monaco, Nauru, Palau, Tuvalu, Marshall Islands and the Vatican City) have played international football but are not affiliated to FIFA.
Who scored the fastest goal in World Cup history?
The match got off to a dazzling begin in the Daegu World Cup Arena when Hakan Sukur netted after just 10.8 seconds to record the quickest goal in World Cup finals ever.
Who is the oldest player in the World Cup final?
The oldest player ever to take part in a FIFA World Cup™ is Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El Hadary.
What is the best World Cup?
The 5 greatest World Cups ever
- South Korea/Japan ’02. Best team: Led by the real Ronaldo, who won the golden boot with 8 goals, Brazil were the winners, striding through a tournament where many other fancied teams fell, comprehensively beating Germany 2-0 in the final. …
- England ’66. …
- Mexico ’86. …
- Italia ’90. …
- Mexico ’70.
What does FIFA stand for?
FIFA — Soccer’s World Governing Body
Founded in 1904 to provide unity among national soccer associations, the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) boasts 209 members, rivaling that of the United Nations, and is arguably the most prestigious sports organization in the world.
What is the biggest win in the World Cup?
Australia set a world record for the largest victory in an international football match, winning the game 31–0.
Australia 31–0 American Samoa.
|Event||2002 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|Man of the Match||Archie Thompson (13 goals)|
|Referee||Ronan Leaustic (Tahiti)|
Has the US ever won a World Cup?
The team has appeared in ten FIFA World Cups, including the first in 1930, where they reached the semi-finals. The U.S. participated in the 1934 and 1950 World Cups, winning 1–0 against England in the latter. … United States will co-host the 2026 FIFA World Cup along with Canada and Mexico.