Brazil are the only team to have appeared in all 21 tournaments to date, with Germany having participated in 19, Italy in 18, Argentina in 17 and Mexico in 16. To date, eight nations have won the tournament. The inaugural winners in 1930 were Uruguay; the current champions are France.
Which country has played in every World Cup?
The 21 World Cup tournaments have been won by eight national teams. Brazil have won five times, and they are the only team to have played in every tournament.
Who has played at the most World Cups?
Soccer players with the most appearances at the FIFA World Cup from 1930 to 2018
|Number of appearances|
|Lothar Matthäus (Germany)||25|
|Miroslav Klose (Germany)||24|
|Paolo Maldini (Italy)||23|
|Uwe Seeler (Germany)||21|
How many countries have played in the World Cup?
In the 21 tournaments held, 79 nations have appeared at least once. Of these, 13 have made it to the final match, and eight have won. 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.
Which country has played in the most World Cup finals?
Countries with the most final matches played in FIFA World Cups from 1930 to 2014
|Number of final matches played|
What was the best World Cup ever?
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.
Who won the World Cup 2020?
West Indies cricket team
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.
Who scored in 4 World Cups?
Somewhat remarkably, both Seeler and Pelé became the first players to score in four World Cups on the same day, finding the net against Morocco and Czechoslovakia respectively on June 3, 1970.
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. Could we see Ezzeldin Bahader playing for the Egyptian national team one day?
Who won most ICC World Cups?
There are 12 World Cup tournaments being held till date. Australia is the most success country which won 5 World Cups. India & West Indies are the only two countries which have won the world cup 2 times each. India won the World Cup in 1983 and 2011, while West Indies won in 1975 and 1979.
Who won the first World Cup?
Uruguay national football team
Which country has hosted the most World Cups?
Brazil. Although Brazil has the most World Cup wins of any country, they’ve only hosted the tournament once – in 1950.
Which country is top in FIFA ranking?
FIFA World Rankings
|Top 20 rankings as of 18 February 2021|
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.
Who played in 5 World Cups?
Additionally, Matthäus, Carbajal, Márquez and Gianluigi Buffon are the only players to have made the final squad for five different tournaments.
|Tournaments||1950, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1966|