FIFA World Cup Winners is the list of past world cup winners nation since 1930. The below lines describe the history and statistics of the biggest competition of the world’s most popular sport.
FIFA World Cup is a men’s soccer competition organized by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The competition has taken place every four years, except in 1942 and 1946, when the competition was cancelled due to World War II.
In the 20 tournaments held, 77 nations have appeared at least once. Of these, 12 have made it to the final match, and eight have won. Brazil is the most successful World Cup team; they won the five titles. Italy and Germany have four titles. The other former champions are Uruguay and Argentina with two titles each, and England, France, and Spain with one each. The current champions, Germany, took their fourth title in 2014, and it is the first title for the reunified German team. The 2014 German team also became the first European team to win in South America. Brazil is the only nation who have participated in all world cups.
The team that wins the finals receives the FIFA World Cup Trophy, and their name is engraved in the bottom side of the trophy. Here is the full list of winners of the previous men’s FIFA World Cups. The FIFA World Cup Trophy is the most prestigious and most expensive trophy in the world. It has become the most sought after and most recognized sports prize in the world and can truly claim universality unique to the sport of football.
FIFA World Cup Winners
|2014 Brazil||Germany||Germany 1-0 Argentina|
|2010 South Africa||Spain||Spain 1-0 Netherlands|
|2006 Germany||Italy||1-1, then Italy beat France 5-3 in penalties|
|2002 Japan / S. Korea||Brazil||Brazil 2-0 Germany|
|1998 France||France||France 3-0 Brazil|
|1994 USA||Brazil||0-0, then Brazil defeated Italy 3-2 in penalties|
|1990 Italy||Germany||Germany 1-0 Argentina|
|1986 Mexico||Argentina||Argentina 3-2 Germany|
|1982 Spain||Italy||Italy 3-1 Germany|
|1978 Argentina||Argentina||Argentina 3-1 Holland|
|1974 Germany||Germany||Germany 2-1 Holland|
|1970 Mexico||Brazil||Brazil 4-1 Italy|
|1966 England||England||England 4-2 Germany|
|1962 Chile||Brazil||Brazil 3-1 Czechoslovakia|
|1958 Sweden||Brazil||Brazil 5-2 Sweden|
|1954 Switzerland||Germany||Germany 3-2 Hungary|
|1950 Brazil||Uruguay||Uruguay 2-1 Brazil|
|1938 France||Italy||Italy 4-2 Hungary|
|1934 Italy||Italy||Italy 2-1 Czechoslovakia|
Uruguay 4-2 Argentina