FIFA World Cup is the other name of Football World Cup which happens every four years. It was in Uruguay that the first World Cup in 1930 was played. This was the World Cup when there was no qualifying round, and only 13 teams participated, and Uruguay was the winner after defeating Argentina.
FIFA World Cup Winners So Far
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First World Cup in 1930
It is since 1930 there are 20 World Cups which was played, and eight different countries won the Football World Cup. Brazil is the only team which won the World cup for five times. Italy and Germany won the Grand winning title for four times, and Argentina and Uruguay won the FIFA World Cup for two times. Countries like Spain, England, and France were also the Winners of FIFA World Cup.
In this World Cup, 16 teams participated in the game and they entered through qualifying rounds. Italy won the game and Czechoslovakia was the runners-up. In In 1934 Italy was the host for the World Cup.
In 1938 the Football World Cup was played in France and 16 teams took part in the game but very sadly Austria withdrew themselves. Italy was the consecutive winner of the World Cup with Hungary being the runners-up of the then World Cup.
Brazil was the host for the 1950 Football World Cup. During this soccer, only 13 teams participated where three teams withdrew themselves from the game. Uruguay was the winner of the World Cup and Brazil was the runner-up.
Switzerland was the host for the 1954 World Cup and 16 teams participated in the soccer from nearly 4 regions of the world. West Germany was the winner of the match and Hungary was the then runner-up.
Sweden was the host for the event in 1958 and during this season of world cup only 16 teams participated from three regions of the world but no Asian country was included. Brazil was the winner of the 1958 World Cup and Sweden was the runner-up.
Chile was the host country for 1962 Football World Cup. 16 teams participated but there was no country from Asia and Africa region. Brazil was the winner for the second consecutive time and Czechoslovakia was the runner-up.
England was the host of 1966 World Cup and there were 16 teams from four regions of the world. England won the World Cup and West Germany was the runner-up.
Mexico was the host country for the World Cup. There were 16 teams from five regions of the world and Morocco was the first African team which got entry to World Cup. Brazil was the winner in the finals for the third time and Italy was announced as the runner-up.
West Germany hosted the World Cup and there were 16 teams from 5 regions. West Germany was the winner and Netherlands was the runner-up.
Argentina was the host of the 1978 FIFA World Cup. There were 16 teams which participated in this World Cup. Argentina was the winner in the finals and Netherlands was the runner-up.
Spain was the host of this World Cup. 24 teams participated in the world cup from 6 separate confederations. Italy was the winner of the match and West Germany was the runner-up.
From this time onwards FIFA World Cup started expanding their platform with 24 teams and 52 matches. Argentina was the winner and West Germany was the runner-up of the match.
Italy being the host showed the participation of 24 teams and more than 1 Asian countries for the very first time in the history of World cup. IN the finals West Germany was the winner and for a change, Argentina was the runner-up.
USA was the host of the FIFA World Cup and 24 teams from 5 confederations participated from the world. Brazil was the winner of the World cup and Italy was the runner-up.
It was in France that FIFA World Cup made themselves big with 32 teams which were divided into 8 groups of 4 teams each in a group. France was the winner and Brazil was the runner-up.
In 2002 Fifa World Cup hosted the event in two countries like Korea and Japan. 32 teams are selected from the qualifying round and this was the first time World Cup Football is hosted in Asia. Brazil won the Game and Germany was the runner-up.
Germany was the host. 32 teams participated and there were 64 matches. The attendance in each and every match is a record till date. Italy was the winner of the World Cup and France was the runner-up.
South Africa was the host for the FIFA World Cup for the first time. Spain is the winner of the World Cup 2010. Spain was the winner and Netherlands was the runner-up,
The last FIFA World Cup was hosted in Brazil and Germany won the match and Argentina was the runner-up. This was the most viewed world cup ever.
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Brazil is the winner of the five matches, and this is a world record to date. They won the World Cup Finals in 2002, 1994, 1970,1962 and 1958. The Great Pele himself won three world cups.
Germany and Italy won four World Cups each. Among them, West Germany is the most consistent team among all. Their balance is very equal. The lost four finals and won 4 finals. Turkey and US are the two teams who completed their 3rd World cups only.