World Cup History. The FIFA World Cup is the most prestigious soccer competition in the ...
Throughout the twenty-one editions of the World Cup, thirteen nations have reached the final, and eight have won. Brazil is the most successful team having won the title five times;  Italy and Germany [n 1] have four titles each; Uruguay , Argentina and current champion France have two each; while England and Spain have one each.
Winner Country; 2018: France: France: 2014: Germany: Germany: 2010: Spain: Spain: 2006: Italy: Italy: 2002: Brazil: Brazil: 1998: France: France: 1994: Brazil: Brazil: 1990: Germany: Germany: 1986: Argentina: Argentina: 1982: Italy: Italy: 1978: Argentina: Argentina: 1974: Germany: Germany: 1970: Brazil: Brazil: 1966: England: England: 1962: Brazil: Brazil: 1958: Brazil: Brazil: 1954: Germany: Germany: 1950: Uruguay: Uruguay: 1938: Italy: Italy: 1934: Italy: Italy
The World Cup is the most prestigious association football tournament in the world, as well as the most widely viewed and followed single sporting event in the world. The cumulative viewership of all matches of the 2006 World Cup was estimated to be 26.29 billion with an estimated 715.1 million people watching the final match , a ninth of the ...
Most recent World Cup Winner, 2018: Uruguay: 11: Netherlands: 12: Sweden: 8: Czechoslovakia: 6: Have since split into multiple countries: Hungary: 6: England: 6: Spain: 5: Croatia: 5: Poland: 4: Austria: 3: Portugal: 3: Belgium: 3: Chile: 2: Turkey: 2: USA: 2: Yugoslavia: 2: Have since split into multiple countries: Bulgaria: 1: Korea Republic: 1: Soviet Union: 1: Have since split into multiple countries
The first goal in World Cup history was scored by Lucien Laurent of France. Four days later, the first World Cup hat-trick was achieved by Bert Patenaude of the U.S. in the Americans' 3–0 win against Paraguay. In the final, Uruguay defeated Argentina 4–2 in front of a crowd of 93,000 people in Montevideo to become the first nation to win a World Cup.
World Cup Winners. There have been twenty one World Cups with eight different countries walking away with the trophy at the end of the tournament. Brazil have won the most with five, closely followed by Italy and Germany/West Germany on four. Uruguay, Argentina and France have won it twice, and England and Spain have all won it the one time.
World Cup Final history. Uruguay 1930: Uruguay def. Argentina 4-2. Italy 1934: Italy def. Czechoslovakia 2-1 (ET) France 1938: Italy def. Hungary 4-2 Brazil 1950: Uruguay def. Brazil 2-1