FIFA World Cup Past Winners | Champions List (Country)

Posted on July 11, 2017, 8:11 am
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FIFA World Cup is the largest competition of football which was founded in 1930 which means the first episode of this largest competition was staged in the same year. Already 20th season of FIFA World Cup has successfully passed away and eight teams have claimed the total twenty titles. Today we talk about the FIFA World Cup past winners.

FIFA World Cup Past Winners

Since the foundation of this men’s largest football competition, it used to be staged in every four years but due to 2nd world war, consecutive two seasons of FIFA World Cup was cancelled which were about to stage in 1942 and 1946 but since 1950, it was started again.

Uruguay claimed the first title of FIFA World Cup in 1930 where they were the host nation and defeate Argentina in final by 4 – 2 goals. Till now, total eight teams have tested the FIFA World Cup title where the most successful team is Brazil with five titles. FIFA World Cup past winners list is given below.

FIFA World Cup Past Winners:

Epi. Year Champion Arena Runners Up Attendance Host
1st 1930 Uruguay Estadio Centenario, Uruguay Argentina 80,000 Uruguay
2nd 1934 Italy Stadio Nazionale PNF, Italy Czechoslovakia 50,000 Italy
3rd 1938 Italy Stade Olympique de Colombes, France Hungary 45,000 France
4th 1950 Uruguay Estadio do Maracana, Brazil Brazil 174,000 Brazil
5th 1954 West Germany Wankdorf Stadium, Switzerland Hungary 60,000 Switzerland
6th 1958 Brazil Rasunda Stadium, Sweden Sweden 51,800 Sweden
7th 1962 Brazil Estadio Nacional, Chile Czechoslovakia 69,000 Chile
8th 1966 England Wembley Stadium, England West Germany 93,000 England
9th 1970 Brazil Estadio Azteca, Mexico Italy 107,412 Mexico
10th 1974 West Germany Olympiastadion, Germany Netherlands 75,200 West Germany
11th 1978 Argentina Estadio Monumental, Argentina Netherlands 71,483 Argentina
12th 1982 Italy Santiago Bernabeu, Spain West Germany 90,000 Spain
13th 1986 Argentina Estadio Azteca, Mexico West Germany 114,600 Mexico
14th 1990 West Germany Stadio Olimpico, Italy Argentina 73,603 Italy
15th 1994 Brazil Rose Bowl, USA Italy 94,194 United States
16th 1998 France Stade de France, France Brazil 80,000 France
17th 2002 Brazil International Stadium Yokohama, Japan Germany 69,029 South Korea & Japan
18th 2006 Italy Olympiastadion, Germany France 69,000 Germany
19th 2010 Spain Soccer City, South Africa Netherlands 84,490 South Africa
20th 2014 Germany Estadio do Maracana, Brazil Argentina 74,738 Brazil

FIFA World Cup Past Winners analysis :

Brazil is the most successful team by winning five titles of FIFA World Cup where they won their first title in 1958 and second one is 1962. However, in last time, they won the title in 2002. Besides, they otal played final seven times so far. Second most successful team is Germany which is the current champion. They won the title total four times along with four times runner up. Italy is place on the 3rd position though they also won four titles of FIFA World Cup. But, they got behind because, they ended with runner up twice times. Argentina which is just another most popular team won the trophy twice. Let’s see the title winning results according to the nation.analycis

Results According to Nation:

Position Champions Territory Runners Up
1st 5 (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002) Brazil 2 (1950, 1998)
2nd 4 (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014) Germany 4 (1966, 1982, 1986, 2002)
3rd 4 (1934, 1938, 1982, 2006) Italy 2 (1970, 1994)
4th 2 (1978, 1986) Argentina 3 (1930, 1990, 2014)
5th 2 (1930, 1950) Uruguay
6th 1 (1998) France 1 (2006)
7th 1 (1966) England
8th 1 (2010) Spain
9th Netherlands 3 (1974, 1978, 2010)
10th Czechoslovakia 2 (1934, 1962)
11th Hungary 2 (1938, 1954)
12th Sweden 1 (1958)

The 20th season of FIFA World Cup has passed and now the times come for upcoming 21st edition of it. As we speak, the next episode of FIFA World Cup will be stage in 2018 and Russia will be the host nation.

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