PART ONE

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THE WORLDS CUPS 1930-2010

Year Host Champions Teams Games Goals
1930 Uruguay Uruguay 13 18 70
1934 Italy Italy 16 17 70
1938 France Italy 15 18 84
1950 Brazil Uruguay 13 22 88
1954 Switzerland West Germany 16 26 140
1958 Sweden Brazil 16 35 126
1962 Chile Brazil 16 32 89
1966 England England 16 32 89
1970 Mexico Brazil 16 32 95
1974 West Germany West Germany 16 38 97
1978 Argentina Argentina 16 38 102
1982 Spain Italy 24 52 146
1986 Mexico Argentina 24 52 132
1990 Italy West Germany 24 52 115
1994 United States Brazil 24 52 141
1998 France France 32 64 171
2002 Korea & Japan Brazil 32 64 161
2006 Germany Italy 32 64 147
2010 South Africa Spain 32 64 145

NATIONS WHO HAVE WON WORLD CUP

Nation Wins Years
Brazil 5 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002
Italy 4 1934, 1938, 1982, 2006
(West) Germany 3 1954, 1974, 1990
Uruguay 2 1930, 1950
Argentina 2 1978, 1986
England 1 1966
France 1 1998
Spain 1 2010

WORLD CUP FINAL APPEARANCES

Nation Apps Years
Brazil 7 1950, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 1998, 2002
(West) Germany 7 1954, 1966, 1974, 1982, 1986, 1990, 2002
Italy 6 1934, 1938, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006
Argentina 4 1930, 1978, 1986, 1990
Netherlands 3 1974, 1978, 2010
Uruguay 2 1930, 1950
France 2 1998, 2006
Czechoslovakia 2 1934, 1962
Hungary 2 1938, 1954
England 1 1966
Spain 1 2010
Sweden 1 1958

ADVANCED STAGE APPEARANCES

Nation Winners Finalist Semi-finalist
Brazil 5 7 10
Italy 4 6 8
(West) Germany 3 7 12
Argentina 2 4 4
Uruguay 2 2 5
France 1 2 5
England 1 1 2
Spain 1 1 2
Netherlands - 3 4
Czechoslovakia - 2 2
Hungary - 2 2
Sweden - 1 4
Poland - - 2
Yugoslavia - - 2
Austria - - 2
Portugal - - 2
Belgium - - 1
Chile - - 1
Soviet Union - - 1
United States - - 1
Bulgaria - - 1
Croatia - - 1
Turkey - - 1
South Korea - - 1

MOST TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

Nation Apps
Brazil 19 (All tournaments)
Italy 17
(West) Germany 17
Argentina 15
Mexico 14
England 13
France 13
Spain 13
Belgium 11
Sweden 11
Serbia/Yugoslavia 11
Uruguay 11

WORLD CUP FINALS LEAGUE TABLE

Pos Name P W D L F A GD PTS PTS A GAME
1 Brazil 96 69 11 16 210 88 122 218 2.3
2 (West) Germany 98 64 14 20 206 117 89 206 2.1
3 Italy 79 45 16 18 126 74 52 151 1.9
4 Argentina 70 40 9 21 123 80 43 129 1.8
5 Spain 55 29 8 18 88 59 29 95 1.7
6 England 59 26 16 17 77 52 25 94 1.6
7 France 54 27 7 20 96 68 28 88 1.6
8 Netherlands 43 22 9 12 71 44 27 75 1.7
9 Uruguay 47 19 11 17 76 65 11 68 1.4
10 Sweden 46 17 12 17 74 69 5 63 1.4
11 Yugoslavia 37 16 7 14 60 46 14 55 1.5
12 USSR 31 15 6 10 53 34 19 51 1.6
13 Poland 31 15 5 11 44 40 4 50 1.6
14 Hungary 32 15 3 14 87 57 30 48 1.5
15 Mexico 49 12 11 26 52 89 -37 47 1
16 Portugal 23 13 2 8 39 22 17 41 1.8
17 Belgium 36 11 8 17 46 63 -17 41 1.1
18 Austria 29 12 4 13 43 47 -4 40 1.4
19 Czechoslovakia 29 11 4 14 44 45 -1 37 1.3
20 Paraguay 27 8 9 10 30 38 -8 33 1.2
21 Chile 29 9 6 14 34 45 -11 33 1.1
22 Switzerland 28 9 4 15 38 52 -14 31 1.1
23 Denmark 16 8 2 6 27 24 3 26 1.6
24 Romania 20 8 2 10 30 32 -2 26 1.3
25 USA 29 7 5 17 32 56 -24 26 0.9
26 South Korea 28 6 7 15 28 61 -33 25 0.9
27 Croatia 13 6 2 5 15 11 4 20 1.5
28 Scotland 23 4 7 12 25 41 -16 19 0.8
29 Cameroon 20 4 7 9 17 34 -17 19 1
30 Bulgaria 26 4 7 15 22 53 -31 19 0.7
31 Turkey 10 5 1 4 20 17 3 16 1.6
32 Republic of Ireland 13 3 6 4 10 10 0 15 1.2
33 Peru 15 4 3 8 19 31 -12 15 1
34 Nigeria 14 4 2 8 17 21 -4 14 1
35 Japan 14 4 2 8 12 16 -4 14 1
36 Northern Ireland 13 3 5 5 13 23 -10 14 1.1
37 Ghana 9 4 1 4 9 10 -1 13 1.4
38 Colombia 13 3 2 8 14 23 -9 11 0.8
39 South Africa 9 2 4 3 11 16 -5 10 1.1
40 Morocco 13 2 4 7 12 18 -6 10 0.8
41 Costa Rica 10 3 1 6 12 21 -9 10 1
42 Ecuador 7 3 0 4 7 8 -1 9 1.3
43 Norway 8 2 3 3 7 8 -1 9 1.1
44 Ukraine 5 3 0 2 5 7 -2 9 1.8
45 Australia 10 2 3 5 8 17 -9 9 0.9
46 Senegal 5 2 2 1 7 6 1 8 1.6
47 East Germany 6 2 2 2 5 5 0 8 1.3
48 Algeria 9 2 2 5 6 12 -6 8 0.9
49 Saudi Arabia 13 2 2 9 9 32 -23 8 0.6
50 Ivory Coast 6 2 1 3 9 9 0 7 1.2
51 Tunisia 12 1 4 7 8 17 -9 7 0.6
52 Russia 6 2 0 4 11 10 1 6 1
53 Wales 5 1 3 1 4 4 0 6 1.2
54 Iran 9 1 2 6 6 18 -12 5 0.6
55 Slovakia 4 1 1 2 5 7 -2 4 1
56 Slovenia 6 1 1 4 5 10 -5 4 0.7
57 North Korea 7 1 1 5 6 21 -15 4 0.6
58 Czech Republic 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1 3 1
59 Honduras 6 0 3 3 2 6 -4 3 0.5
60 Jamaica 3 1 0 2 3 9 -6 3 1
61 Cuba 2 1 0 1 5 12 -7 3 1.5
62 Serbia 6 1 0 5 4 13 -9 3 0.5
63 New Zealand 6 0 3 3 4 14 -10 3 0.5
64 Greece 6 1 0 5 2 15 -13 3 0.5
65 Angola 3 0 2 1 1 2 -1 2 0.3
66 Israel 3 0 2 1 1 3 -2 2 0.7
67 Egypt 4 0 2 2 3 6 -3 2 0.5
68 Kuwait 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4 1 0.3
69 Trinidad & Tobago 3 0 1 2 0 4 -4 1 0.3
70 Bolivia 6 0 1 5 1 20 -19 1 0.2
71 Iraq 3 0 0 3 1 4 -3 0 0
72 Togo 3 0 0 3 1 6 -5 0 0
73 Canada 3 0 0 3 0 5 -5 0 0
74 Indonesia 1 0 0 1 0 6 -6 0 0
75 China 3 0 0 3 0 9 -9 0 0
76 UAE 3 0 0 3 2 11 -9 0 0
77 Haiti 3 0 0 3 2 14 -12 0 0
78 Zaire 3 0 0 3 0 14 -14 0 0
79 El Salvador 6 0 0 6 1 22 -21 0 0

HIGHEST SCORERS

Nation Year Goals Games
Hungary 1954 27 5
West Germany 1954 25 6
France 1958 23 6
Brazil 1950 22 6
Brazil 1970 19 6
Argentina 1930 18 5
Brazil 2002 18 7
Austria 1954 17 5
Portugal 1966 17 6
West Germany 1970 17 6
Uruguay 1954 16 5
Brazil 1958 16 6
Poland 1974 16 7
France 1982 16 7
Germany 2010 16 7

LEAKEST DEFENCE

Nation Year Goals Games
South Korea 1954 16 2
Sweden 1950 15 5
France 1958 15 6
Belgium 1986 15 7
Zaire 1974 14 3
Haiti 1974 14 3
West Germany 1958 14 6
West Germany 1954 14 6
El Salvador 1982 13 3
Mexico 1930 13 3

GOING UNDEFEATED

Nation Year P W D Eliminated
Brazil 2002 7 7 0 -
France 1998 7 6 1 -
Argentina 1986 7 6 1 -
Italy* 1990 7 6 1 Semi-final
Italy 2006 7 5 2 -
Brazil 1994 7 5 2 -
West Germany 1990 7 5 2 -
Italy 1982 7 4 3 -
France* 2006 7 4 3 Final
Brazil 1978 7 4 3 Phase 2
Brazil 1970 6 6 0 -
England 1966 6 5 1 -
Brazil 1962 6 5 1 -
Brazil 1958 6 5 1 -
Italy 1934 5 4 1 -
Brazil* 1986 5 4 1 Quarter-final
England 1982 5 3 2 Phase 2
Argentina* 2006 5 3 2 Quarter-final
England* 2006 5 3 2 Quarter-final
Spain* 2002 5 3 2 Quarter-final
Italy* 1998 5 3 2 Quarter-final
Mexico* 1986 5 3 2 Quarter-final
Italy 1938 4 4 0 -
Uruguay 1930 4 4 0 -
Uruguay 1950 4 3 1 -
Switzerland* 2006 4 2 2 Last 16
Rep Ireland* 2002 4 1 3 Last 16
Scotland 1974 3 1 2 Group stage
New Zealand 2010 3 0 3 Group stage
Belgium 1998 3 0 3 Group stage
Cameroon 1982 3 0 3 Group stage

*eliminated on penalties

MOST GOALS IN A SINGLE TIE

Goals Tie Year
12 Austria 7-5 Switzerland 1954
11 Brazil 6-5 Poland 1938
= Hungary 8-3 West Germany 1954
= Hungary 10-1 El Salvador 1982
10 France 7-3 Paraguay 1958
9 Argentina 6-3 Mexico 1930
= Hungary 9-0 South Korea 1954
= West Germany 7-2 Turkey 1954
= France 6-3 West Germany 1958
= Yugoslavia 9-0 Zaire 1974

HIGHEST SCORING DRAW

Goals Tie Year
8 England 4-4 Belgium 1954
= Soviet Union 4-4 Colombia 1962

BIGGEST COMEBACK TO WIN

Tie From To Year
Austria vs. Switzerland 0-3 7-5 1954
Portugal vs. North Korea 0-3 5-3 1966

MOST SUCCESSIVE WINS

11 by Brazil from World Cup 2002 to 2006

MOST SUCCESSIVE DEFEATS

9 by Mexico from World Cup 1930 to 1950, 1954 and 1958

MOST SUCCESSIVE DRAWS

5 by Belgium from World Cup 1998 and 2002

MOST SUCCESSIVE GAMES WITHOUT DEFEAT

13 by Brazil from World Cup 1958 to 1962 and 1966

MOST SUCCESSIVE GAMES WITHOUT A WIN

17 by Bulgaria from World Cup 1962 to 1966, 1970, 1974, 1986 and 1994

MOST SUCCESSIVE GAMES WITHOUT CONCEDING

5 shared by Italy in World Cup 1990 and Switzerland across World Cup 2006 and 2010

MOST SUCCESSIVE MINUTES WITHOUT CONCEDING A GOAL

559 by Switzerland across 1994, 2006 and 2010

MOST GOALSCORERS IN ONE TOURNAMENT

10 – France 1982 (Bossis, Couriol, Genghini, Girard, Giresse, Platini, Rocheteau, Six, Soler, Tresor) and Italy 2006 (Del Piero, Gilardino, Grosso, Iaquinta, Inzaghi, Materazzi, Pirlo, Toni, Totti, Zambrotta)           

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