All the FIFA world cup winners


fifa world cup winners

The World Cup is the most prestigious trophy of football. The FIFA world cup is held every 4 years and 32 different countries have participated in the finals so far! In this article, we will show you, with a little fun too – how many people have won the trophy for their nation.

To do that, we collected data from all World Cups that were played in the past. We calculated how many people (by country) won the World Cup and divided it by the number of countries who participated at least once.

1- The first Fifa world cup was held in 1930. Then, 13 countries participated in the finals. All of them are counted and Uruguay won!

2- The second Fifa World Cup took place in 1934. 16 different nations played during this edition and Italy won!

3- In 1938, the number of participants raised to 23. This time, it was Hungary who brought the trophy home.

4- The fourth Fifa world cup took place in 1942 and only 14 countries participated. Brazil won this time!

5- Then came 1946, but World War II forced FIFA to cancel the championship.

6- The next Fifa world cup took place in 1950. 21 different countries participated in this edition. Uruguay won again!

7- After 4 years, the competition resumed and Brazil became champions for the second time!

8- In 1954, Switzerland hosted the Fifa World Cup finals. 29 teams battled it out! West Germany brought the trophy home this time.

9- The next Fifa world cup took place in 1958 and Brazil won for the third time!

10- In 1962 , Chile hosted the competition. This time, Brazil brought home another trophy.

11- Mexico hosted the 1966 Fifa World Cup finals and England won their first FIFA trophy!

12- The 1970 Fifa World Cup finals were held in Mexico. This time, Brazil won again!

13- The next Fifa world cup was held in 1974, Argentina. West Germany brings their second trophy home.

14- Then, the 1978 Fifa World Cup finals were held in Argentina. Argentina brought yet another trophy back home!

15- In 1982, Spain hosted the Fifa World Cup finals and Italy brought their third trophy home.

16- The next Fifa world cup was held in 1986, Mexico. Argentina became the champion for the third time!

17- Italy hosted the next Fifa World Cup in 1990. West Germany brought their fourth trophy back home again.

18- The USA hosted the 1994 Fifa World Cup finals and Brazil won yet another FIFA championship!

19- France hosted the next Fifa World Cup in 1998 and Brazil brought their fifth trophy home!

20- The 2002 Fifa World Cup finals were held in South Korea and Japan. Brazil won again!

21- Germany hosted the 2006 FIFA World Cup and Italy became world champions for the fourth time.

22- South Africa hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals and Spain brought their first cup home.

23- The next Fifa world cup will be hosted by Brazil in 2014.

24- We can’t wait ’til Russia hosts the FIFA World Cup 2018, which is still far away!

Conclusion:

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The results are staggering! From all the editions that have taken place so far, only 7 countries have won the prestigious trophy for their nation. They are Brazil (5 times), Italy (4 times), Germany (3 times), Argentina, Uruguay, and England.

And the total number of teams that have won the World Cup trophy for their country is just 24! Just a little over 3% of all countries who participated at least once have brought home the cup!

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