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Football World Cup champions

Year Host Winner 3rd Place
2010 South Africa Spain 1 : Netherlands 0 Germany 3 : Uruguay 2 (1:1)
2006 Germany Italy 5 : France 3 Germany 3 : Portugal 1
2002 Japan/S Korea Brazil 2 : 0 Germany Turkey 3 : 2 Korea
1998 France France 3 : 0 Brazil Croatia 2 : 1 Netherlands
1994 USA Brazil 3 : 2 Italy Sweden 4 : 0 Bulgaria
1990 Italy West Germany 1 : 0 Argentina Italy 2 : 1 England
1986 Mexico Argentina 3 : 2 West Germany France 4 : 2 Belgium
1982 Spain Italy 3 : 1 West Germany Poland 3 : 2 France
1978 Argentina Argentina 3 : 1 Netherlands Brazil 2 : 1 Italy
1974 West Germany West Germany 2 : 1 Netherlands Poland 1 : 0 Brazil
1970 Mexico Brazil 4 : 1 Italy West Germany 1 : 0 Uruguay
1966 England England 4 : 2 West Germany Portugal 2 : 1 USSR
1962 Chile Brazil 3 : 1 Czechoslovakia Chile 1 : 0 Yugoslavia
1958 Sweden Brazil 5 : 2 Sweden France 6 : 3 West Germany
1954 Switzerland West Germany 3 : 2 Hungary Austria 3 : 1 Uruguay
1950* Brazil Uruguay vs Brazil (1) Sweden vs Spain
1938 France Italy 4 : 2 Hungary Brazil 4 : 2 Sweden
1934 Italy Italy 2 : 1 Czechoslovakia Germany 3 : 2 Austria
1930 Uruguay Uruguay 4 : 2 Argentina No 3rd place match

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

Video: The most famous World Cup goal
1986: Diego Maradona scoring against England

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rW-lK9F6TU

Football history (why it’s sometimes called soccer)

International Football Federation

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