Your question: Which country won the World Cup in 2008?

Event 2008 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
Referee Istvan Meszaros (Hungary)
Attendance 7,000
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Which country won last FIFA World Cup?

The most recent World Cup, which was hosted by Russia in 2018, was won by France. The team, coached by Didier Deschamps, won the final 4-2 against Croatia.

Which country won the FIFA World Cup in 2006?

Italy won the tournament, claiming their fourth World Cup title. They defeated France 5–3 in a penalty shoot-out in the final, after extra time had finished in a 1–1 draw. Germany defeated Portugal 3–1 to finish in third place.

Who won the World Cup in 2009?

The final was played on 19 December 2009 and was won by European champions Barcelona, who came from behind to defeat the South American entrants, Estudiantes, 2–1 after extra time.

Has England won the World Cup?

The FIFA World Cup is the most prestigious soccer competition in the world.

World Cup History.

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Host England
Champion England
Runner Up West Germany
Third Place Portugal
Teams 16

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 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.

When did Italy win the World Cup last?

2006 FIFA World Cup™ – News – Italy conquer the world as Germany wins friends – FIFA.com.

Who won the Golden Boot at the 2006 FIFA World Cup?

World Cup Award Winners

Year Golden Ball Golden Boot
2010 Diego Forlan Thomas Muller
2006 Zinedine Zidane Miroslav Klose
2002 Oliver Kahn Ronaldo
1998 Ronaldo Davor Suker

Who knocked England out of the 2006 World Cup?

England went out of the World Cup 3-1 on penalties after their quarter-final with Portugal ended 0-0. England lost skipper David Beckham to injury just after half-time and Wayne Rooney was sent off after 62 minutes for a stamp on Ricardo Carvalho.

Who won the World Cup 2020?

West Indies cricket team

Who won World Cups?

France national football team

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Who won the first World Cup?

Uruguay national football team

How did England win the World Cup?

England won on the boundary count-back rule, having scored 26 boundaries to New Zealand’s 17, thus becoming Cricket World Cup winners for the first time. It was the first time a One Day International final match required a Super Over, and subsequently the first time it had been decided by a boundary count.

Which 1966 players are still alive?

Only four members of the starting XI that day remain alive today in Sir Bobby Charlton, George Cohen, Geoff Hurst and Roger Hunt. A statement read: “The Stiles family are sad to announce that Nobby Stiles passed away peacefully today (30/10/2020) surrounded by his family after a long illness.

When did England win the World Cup last?

The 1966 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match played at Wembley Stadium, London, on 30 July 1966 to determine the winner of the 1966 FIFA World Cup, the eighth FIFA World Cup. The match was contested by England and West Germany, with England winning 4–2 after extra time to claim the Jules Rimet Trophy.

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