As mentioned above, the World Cup has been staged in Europe a total of eleven times, a stat that becomes very interesting when you realize that the World Cup has been won eleven times by European teams.
How many times has a European country won the World Cup?
Brazil have won five times, and they are the only team to have played in every tournament. The other World Cup winners are Germany and Italy, with four titles each; Argentina, France, and inaugural winner Uruguay, with two titles each; and England and Spain, with one title each.
What 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.
How many times have England hosted the World Cup?
1974, 1978, 1982 FIFA World Cups
Three hosts for the 1974, 1978, and 1982 World Cups were chosen in London, England on 6 July 1966 by the FIFA Congress.
Who has played at 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.
Who won World Cups?
France national football team
Who won most World Cup as a captain?
Сборная Австралии по крикету/Капитаны
Which country will host 2038 World Cup?
Ghana. Ghana is planning an ambitious-bid to stage the 2038 FIFA World Cup as part of its 40-year national development plan, developed by the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC).
Which country will host 2023 World Cup?
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.
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.
Which World Cups did England miss?
They have failed to qualify for the finals on three occasions, 1974 (West Germany), 1978 (Argentina) and 1994 (United States), and have failed to advance from the group stages on three occasions; at the 1950 FIFA World Cup, the 1958 FIFA World Cup and the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Which is the only national team from Africa to have ranked in the top five in the world?
The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking released on April 4 ranked Senegal 23rd sandwiched between Iran and the United States. The Lions grossed 1515 points and moved one spot from the last ranking. Tunisia, Nigeria, Morocco and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), completed the top five slots for Africa.
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 youngest person to win a World Cup?
1. Pele, 17 years and 234 days.