Which countries have won the World Cup the most times?



Which countries have won the World Cup the most times?

Brazil is 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.

How many times has the FIFA World Cup been held?

The championship has been awarded every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1930, with the exception of 1942 and 1946 when it was not held due to the Second World War. The competition originally featured 16 teams, and later 24, before settling on its current format of 32 teams starting with the 1998 tournament.

How many times did Italy qualify for the FIFA World Cup?

For a detailed list, see National team appearances in the FIFA World Cup. Confederation with most number of teams who qualified for the finals at least once Italy: 16 years, 1 month and 6 days (10 June 1934 – 16 July 1950). 15, Brazil (1950, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018)

What is the most appearances in the FIFA World Cup Final?

The most appearances in the football (soccer) FIFA World Cup Final by a team is 8 by Germany in 1954, 1966, 1974, 1982, 1986, 1990 (as West Germany), 2002 and 2014. All records listed on our website are current and up-to-date. For a full list of record titles, please use our Record Application Search. (You will need to register / login for access)

Which countries have won the World Cup the most times?



Which countries have won the World Cup the most times?

Brazil is 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.

How many teams have appeared in the FIFA World Cup without winning?

Five teams have appeared in FIFA World Cup finals without winning, while eleven more have appeared in semi-finals. Each successive World Cup has had at least one team appearing for the first time. The total number of teams which have participated in the World Cup through 2018 is 79, using FIFA’s view on successor teams.

Which countries have never qualified for the World Cup?

With 1.382 billion people, India is by far the most populous country yet to earn a spot at the world’s most prestigious soccer event. India qualified for the 1950 World Cup in Brazil, three years after becoming an independent nation, primarily as a result of the withdrawal of all other Asian nations.

How many countries have played in the FIFA World Cup?

As of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, 79 national teams have competed at the final tournaments.