Football World Cup champions

The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men’s national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport’s global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1930, except in 1942 and 1946 when it was not held because of the Second World War.**

Year Host Winner
2014 Brazil Germany 1 : Argentian 0
2010 South Africa Spain 1 : Netherlands 0
2006 Germany Italy 5 : France 3
2002 Japan/S Korea Brazil 2 : 0 Germany
1998 France France 3 : 0 Brazil
1994 USA Brazil 3 : 2 Italy
1990 Italy West Germany 1 : 0 Argentina
1986 Mexico Argentina 3 : 2 West Germany
1982 Spain Italy 3 : 1 West Germany
1978 Argentina Argentina 3 : 1 Netherlands
1974 West Germany West Germany 2 : 1 Netherlands
1970 Mexico Brazil 4 : 1 Italy
1966 England England 4 : 2 West Germany
1962 Chile Brazil 3 : 1 Czechoslovakia
1958 Sweden Brazil 5 : 2 Sweden
1954 Switzerland West Germany 3 : 2 Hungary
1950* Brazil Uruguay vs Brazil (1)
1938 France Italy 4 : 2 Hungary
1934 Italy Italy 2 : 1 Czechoslovakia
1930 Uruguay Uruguay 4 : 2 Argentina

* 1950 : No official World Cup final. Uruguay won on tournament points.
** Source: Wikipedia FIFA World Cup.

Football history (why it’s sometimes called soccer)

International Football Federation

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