Frequent question: How many times has Sweden been in the World Cup?

Sweden has made twelve appearances at the World Cup with their first coming in 1934. They have also made six appearances at the European Championship. Sweden finished second at the 1958 FIFA World Cup, and third in both 1950 and 1994.

How far did Sweden get in the World Cup?

Sweden participated in the 2018 FIFA World Cup after finishing 2nd in qualifying, and beating Italy in the play-offs. The team reached the quarter-finals, where they were knocked-out by England by the score of 0–2.

When did England play Sweden in the World Cup?

England played against Sweden in their quarter-final at Cosmos Arena, Samara on 7 July 2018. They won the match 2–0, with defender Harry Maguire scoring his first England goal, a header scored from a corner, and Dele Alli a second header from close range.

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When did Sweden host the World Cup?

1958 FIFA World Cup

Världsmästerskapet i Fotboll Sverige 1958
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Tournament details
Host country Sweden
Dates 8–29 June

Who holds the record for winning the most football World Cups?

The national team of Brazil has won the most soccer World Cup titles of all time with five, winning the tournament in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and, most recently, in 2002. The most recent World Cup, which was hosted by Russia in 2018, was won by France.

Who won World Cup 1958?

Brazil national football team

Has Sweden ever won a World Cup?

Sweden have been one of the more successful national teams in the history of the World Cup, having reached 4 semi-finals, and becoming runners-up on home ground in 1958. … The two countries have met each other seven times but Sweden never won, with five victories for the Brazilian side and two draws.

Did England ever win the World Cup?

The history of the England national football team begins with the first representative international match in 1870 and the first officially-recognised match two years later. They have won one World Cup, in 1966 on home soil, and played in the finals tournament fifteen times overall since they first entered in 1950.

Who won the first World Cup?

Uruguay national football team

How far did England get in the last World Cup?

The Three Lions have failed to make it through to the final of the World Cup after losing 2-1 to Croatia on Wednesday night. It was a rollercoaster, with England going 1-0 up within the first five minutes thanks to Kieran Trippier but Croatia clawed one back in the second half.

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Who won the World Cup in 1962?

Brazil national football team

Which country will host the 2022 World Cup?

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Did Pele score in the 1958 World Cup?

At 17 years and 239 days, Pele is the youngest player to have ever scored at the World Cup when he found the back of the net against Wales in the quarterfinals. He is also the youngest player ever to win the World Cup and is the only player to win three World Cups (1958, 1962 and 1970).

Who scored in 4 World Cups?

The German striker Miroslav Klose is the leading goal scorer at FIFA World Cup tournaments, having scored a total of 16 goals across 4 World Cups. Klose scored his first three goals in his World Cup debut at the 2002 World Cup in South Korea & Japan in Germany’s first group match against Saudi Arabia.

Who is the oldest player to ever play in a World Cup?

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 has won the World Cup 3 times?

Brazil’s Pelé is the only one to have won three times, while another 20 have won twice.

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