The every four years Footballing Event FIFA World Cup: List of Winners till now
Football World Cup better known as FIFA World Cup started back in 1930 when the first world cup took place in Uruguay. At the time, World Cup was the only tournament without a qualifying round because only several countries were related with FIFA invited for the competition.
Only thirteen countries participated in the 1st ever world cup. Then, Uruguay succeeded to become first ever World Champions beating Argentina in the final. Following 1930, 20 world cup has taken place and 8 vivid teams won the competition opposite Brazil. Brazil was able to break record 5 times.
Furthermore, Germany and Italy won 4 titles each pursued by Uruguay and Argentina who made it twice. England, France, and Spain are the only countries to have won the world cup only once. Let's take a look at the list of winners from 1930 to 2014.
|1974||West Germany||West Germany||2-1||the Netherlands|
|2002||Japan & South Korea||Brazil||2-0||Germany|
There were no World Cups held in 1942 and 1946 because of World War II. Most noteworthy, Brazil has won the World Cup 5 times (1958, 1962, 1994, and 2002) and lost two finals (1982 and 1950). Pele is the only player to raise a world cups that is a unique record. Germany and Italy have received 4 World Cups each.
3 of Germany’s World Cup victory came as West Germany (1954, 1974, and 1990). The Netherlands is the only team to display in the final over 2 teams but failed to win the world cup. They lost 3 finals (1974,1978 and 2010).