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)