FIFA is a football competition held between national teams every four years. The FIFA World Cup was founded 92 years ago in Rue Saint Honoré, Paris, France & it is watched worldwide with excitement. FIFA’s current format carries a qualification phase in which 32 teams are selected out of 79 in the preceding three years.
Which national football teams have won the FIFA trophy?
Twenty-one tournaments of FIFA have taken place &
8 national teams have won the trophy since 1930. Brazil’s football sports club has won the championship 5 times while Italy & Germany have 4. Uruguay, Argentina & France have won 2 titles each while Spain & England lifted the trophy once.
Who is the president of FIFA?
Gianni Infantino has been the president of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association since the 2016 FIFA Extraordinary Congress.
Which countries have hosted the FIFA World Cup?
Several nations have hosted tournaments since 1930, including Mexico, Germany, Italy, Brazil, France, Sweden, England, Spain, Chile, Switzerland, Uruguay, Russia, Japan, the United States, South Africa & South America. The next venue for the 2023 FIFA World Cup will be Qatar.
Which is the most successful team of FIFA up till now?
Brazil is the most successful team carrying 5 cups out of 21.
Which country is the current champion of the FIFA World Cup?
France is the current champion of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.
Why were the 1942 and 1946 World Cups not organized?
These two World Cups didn’t organize due to World War II.
International football competitions started in 1904 between different teams. FIFA was officially launched in 1924, and its 1st tournament was held in July 1930 (Switzerland).
At the beginning of the event (1932-1978), sixteen teams took part in the tournament, then no change to twenty-four (1982-1994). The tournament further expanded to 32 teams from 1998 to now.
As far as FIFA World Cup trophies are concerned, the Winning team received Jules Rimet Trophy from 1930 to 1970. Then over the years, the trophy was named as FIFA World Cup Trophy & design was also changed from the previous one. Trophies were given to the top 3 teams, a gold-plated trophy to the winner team, while runners-up carried a silver-coated trophy, & third-place received bronze.
In this article, I have briefly described the history of the FIFA World Cup. I have also written the names of the countries that organized the FIFA tournaments & also about the champions list.
FIFA World Cup Winners list From 1930 to 2018:
|Year||Winners||Runner-up||Third Place||Fourth Place||Total Teams||Hosting Country||Matches||Average attendance|
|2002||Brazil||Germany||Turkey||South Korea||32||Japan, South Korea||64||42,269|
|1974||West Germany||Netherlands||Poland||Brazil||16||West Germany||38||49,099|
|1966||England||West Germany||Portugal||Soviet Union||16||England||32||48,848|