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List of FIFA World Cup Winners Since 1930 till Date – Full Summary

Here are the full list of winners of the previous men’s FIFA World Cups. We have listed the host, socores and uprunner, including brief remark.

Here Are List of FIFA World Cup Winners Since 1930 till Date

1930 FIFA World Cup

Host: Uruguay
Winner:Uruguay
Runner Up: Argentina
Score: 4-2
Remark: All the matches were played in the country’s capital of Montevideo. There was no qualification for the World Cup and teams associated with FIFA were invited to attend.

 

 

1934 FIFA World Cup

Host: Italy
Winner:Italy
Runner Up: Czechoslovakia
Score: 2-1
Remark: The 1934 World Cup was the second staging of the tournament and it was held in Italy. Teams were required to qualify for the finals for the first time, although England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland opted not to compete as they held their own championships. The World Cup hosts enjoyed great success though as Italy won the tournament courtesy of a 2-1 extra-time victory over Czechoslovakia in the final in Rome.

 

 

1938 FIFA World Cup

Host: France
Winner:Italy
Runner Up: Hungary
Score: 4-2
Remark: The 1938 World Cup was held in France and was the last staging of the tournament prior to World War II. It was the first tournament where the hosts (France) and defending champions (Italy) qualified automatically and they were joined by 14 other nations.

 

 

1950 FIFA World Cup

Host: Brazil
Winner:Uruguay
Runner Up: Brazil
Score: 2-1
Remark: The 1950 World Cup was held in Brazil as the tournament returned for the first time since 1938.

 

The 1950 tournament was the first to be held in 12 years after the 1942 and 1946 editions were cancelled due to World War II, while the 1950 staging in Brazil marked the first time that the trophy would be referred to as the ‘Jules Rimet’ cup.

 

 

 

1954 FIFA World Cup

Host: Switzerland
Winner:West Germany
Runner Up: Hungary
Score: 3-2
Remark: The 1954 World Cup was held in Switzerland as the hosts and the defending champions Uruguay were joined by 14 other teams. Hungary had gone into the fifth staging of the tournament as favourites but they lost to West Germany in the final, with the match going down in history as the ‘Miracle of Bern’.

 

 

1958 FIFA World Cup

Host: Sweden
Winner:Brazil
Runner Up: Sweden
Score: 5-2
Remark: The 1958 World Cup was held in Sweden as 16 nations competed for the sixth edition of the tournament. Sweden went all the way to the final on home soil but they were beaten 5-2 in the final by a Pele-inspired Brazil team, who won the World Cup for the first time in their history and in doing so became the first team from outside of Europe to win the competition on European soil.

 

 

1962 FIFA World Cup

Host: Chile
Winner:Brazil
Runner Up: Czechoslovakia
Score: 3-1
Remark: The 1962 World Cup was contested in Chile and was the seventh edition of the tournament. Fourteen teams qualified for the finals alongside the hosts and the holders Brazil who went on to land their second successive World Cup title here by beating Czechoslovakia 3-1 in the final in Santiago.

 

 

1966 FIFA World Cup

Host: England
Winner:England
Runner Up: West Germany
Score: 4-2
Remark: Alf Ramsay’s side became the third hosts to win the World Cup and it is the only major trophy that England have won in their history. Top scorer in the competition was Portugal striker Eusebio with nine goals.

However, England beat West Germany 4-2 after extra time in the final at Wembley Stadium.

 

 

1970 FIFA World Cup

Host: Mexico
Winner:Brazil
Runner Up: Italy
Score: 4-1
Remark: The 1970 World Cup was hosted by Mexico and was the first World Cup to be hosted outside of Europe or South America.

This was one of the best ever Brazil sides featuring the likes of Pele, Gerson, Jairzinho and Rivelino. The captain Carlos Alberto scored one of the best ever goals in the final.

 

 

1974 FIFA World Cup

Host: West Germany
Winner:West Germany
Runner Up: Netherlands
Score: 2-1
Remark: Despite going a goal down after English referee Jack Taylor awarded the Netherlands a second minute penalty, West Germany went on to win the match 2-1.

Poland’s Gregorz Lato was the winner of the Golden Boot with seven goals, whilst Johan Cruyff of the Netherlands was awarded best player.

The final was played in the Olympic Stadium in Munich in front of a 75,000 crowd.

 

 

1978 FIFA World Cup

Host: Argentina
Winner:Argentina
Runner Up: Netherlands
Score: 3-1
Remark: The 1978 World Cup was contested in Argentina for the first time which the Host won, beating the Netherlands 3-1 after extra time. 16 teams contested the finals including Scotland who failed to make it out of the first group stages, despite beating the Netherlands famously 3-2.

Kempes top scored with six goals in the tournament and was also named player of the 1978 World Cup.

 

 

1982 FIFA World Cup

Host: Spain
Winner:Italy
Runner Up: West Germany
Score: 3-1
Remark: This year, Italy won their 3rd World Cup title by beating West Germany in the final. This was the 12th World Cup finals and was played in two group stages before a semi-finals and final.

Paulo Rossi was the player of the tournament scoring six goals to also win the Golden Boot.

 

 

1986 FIFA World Cup

Host: Mexico
Winner:Argentina
Runner Up: West Germany
Score: 3-2
Remark: The 1986 World Cup was contested in Mexico and won by an Argentina side captained and inspired by the diminutive Diego Maradona. Argentina played West Germany in the final at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, winning the match 3-2. Diego Maradona was voted the player of the tournament, whilst Gary Lineker won the Golden Boot with six goals.

 

1990 FIFA World Cup

Host: Italy
Winner:West Germany
Runner Up: Argentina
Score: 1-0
Remark: Italy hosted the World Cup for the second time in 1990, becoming the second nation to do so. The hosts could only reach the semi-finals where they were knocked out by the then holders Argentina. However, it was West Germany who went on to beat Argentina in the final, winning their third World Cup.

Bobby Robson’s side eventually finished fourth in a World Cup made famous by Gazza’s tears. Italian striker Salvatore Schillaci won the Golden Boot with six goals and was also awarded player of the tournament.

 

 

1994 FIFA World Cup

Host: United States
Winner:Brazil
Runner Up: Italy
Score: 0-0,

then Brazil defeated Italy 3-2 in penalties

Remark: The United States hosted its first World Cup in 1994,  kicked off by Diana Ross in the opening ceremony.

Brazil’s Romario was voted best player, whilst Hristo Stoichkov of Bulgaria and Russia’s Oleg Salenko won the Golden Boot with six goals apiece.

 

 

1998 FIFA World Cup

Host: France
Winner:France
Runner Up: Brazil
Score: 3-0
Remark: The win for France became the sixth World Cup to be won by the host nation.

England reached the second round under manager Glen Hoddle, where they were knocked out of the tournament on penalties by Argentina, after David Beckham was famously sent off in the second half after flicking a leg out at Diego Simone.

 

 

2002 FIFA World Cup

Host: South Korea/Japan
Winner:Brazil
Runner Up: Germany
Score: 2-0
Remark: The 2002 World Cup was contested by joint hosts for the first time in South Korea and Japan. It was also the first World Cup hosted in Asia, with the joint hosts Korea doing a marvellous job of reaching the semi-finals, eventually finishing fourth.

 

Brazil were crowned champions for a record fifth time, beating Germany 2-0 in the final. It was the last World Cup in which the Golden Goal rule was used, Brazilian striker Ronaldo top scored with eight goals whilst Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn was voted player of the tournament. England reached the quarter finals where they were beaten 2-1 by the eventual champions Brazil.

 

 

2006 FIFA World Cup

Host: Germany
Winner:Italy
Runner Up: France
Score: 1-1,

then Italy beat France 5-3 in penalties

Remark: The final was made famous for the bizarre sending off of Zinedane Zidane, who had already been given the player of the tournament award.

The Frenchman squared up to Italian defender Marco Materazzi and headbutted him in the chest! The game ended 1-1 with both players involved in that incident on the scoresheet before Italy won by virtue of a penalty shootout.

 

 

2010 FIFA World Cup

Host: South Africa
Winner:Spain
Runner Up: Netherlands
Score: 1-0 (AET)
Remark: Spain were named winners, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in the final after extra time to lift the World Cup for the first time in their history.

 

 

2014 FIFA World Cup

Host: Brazil
Winner:Germany
Runner Up: Argentina
Score: 1-0 (AET)
Remark: The 2014 World Cup took place in Brazil and it was a tournament of colour, drama and excitement. The hosts were riding the crest of a Neymar wave before their star player suffered a tournament-ending injury and Brazil were eventually thrashed 7-1 by Germany in the semi-finals

 

2018 FIFA World Cup

Host: Russia
Winner:France
Runner Up: Croatia
Score: 4 – 2
Remark:

 

 

Hosted Countries  And Won The Cup

 

 

 

Most World Cup Wins

 

 

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