FIFA World Cup All Time Records (Teams & Players)

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Monday, July 22nd, 2013 | 0

All time FIFA World Cup Records

The biggest sporting event in the World is FIFA World Cup, and that too by a margin held every four years and now into its 20th edition of World Cup which will take place in Brazil (who have been part of every World Cup) so we decided to come up with a comprehansive post about the most successful teams in the FIFA World Cup history, in terms of titles and 2nd place finishes as well as the most matches wins in World Cups.

Most FIFA World Cup Title Wins:

No Player Apperences Titles Years
1 Brazil Logo 2014 World CupBrazil 20 5 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002
2 Italy Logo 2014 World CupItaly 17 4 1934, 1938, 1982, 2006
 3  German World Cup 2014 LogoGermany 17 3 1954, 1974, 1990
 4  Argentina Logo World Cup 2014Argentina 15 2 1978, 1986
5 Uruguay World Cup 2014 LogoUruguay 11 2 1930, 1950
6 England World Cup 2014 KitsEngland 13 1 1966
7 Spain 2014 World CUp LogoSpain 13 1 2010
8 France World Cup 2014 KitsFrance 13 1 1998

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The most Successful Players at FIFA World Cups

Pele Total incomePele – 3 titles
(1958, 1962, 1970)

Brazilian legend is the only player every to have won more than 2 FIFA World Cups, he is also the youngest player to have ever win the FIFA World Cup at just 17 year old, in 1958 single handedly won Brazil their 1st FIFA World Cup while in 1962 he again guided them to another title while 8 years later in 1970 at 30 years old he was part of the best team in the history of football who won the World Cup

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Most Appearances by player

  1. Lothar Matthaus – 25
  2. Paolo Maldini – 23
  3. Diego Maradona – 21
  4. Uwe Seeler – 21

Most Finals at Fifa World Cup by a Team:

  1. Brazil – 7
  2. Germany – 7
  3. Italy – 5
  4. Argentina – 4

Penalty Shoot-Outs Wins
Germany – 4
Argentina – 3

Most goals in qualifying round

Australia – 53 Goals

Aussies scored 22-0 win over Tonga on April 9 2001, while just couple of days after in the very next match they hammered 31-0 scoreline against American Samoa

[ we will be updating the page with more records and statitics from the FIFA World Cup so check back later, towards the end of the year when we will be moving to 2014 great sporting year )

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