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FIFA World Cup Trophy Winners From 1930 To 2022

The history of FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) is abounded with illustrious groups, competitions, and numbers. The event which is organized once in every 4 years, has produced the legend goal scorers and players. The last year (in 2018) Luka Modric was entitled to golden ball, France grabbed the Cup, and Harry Kane received the golden boot.

We have listed the FIFA World Cup winners from 1930 to 2018 below.

Introduction

The FIFA World Cup is one of the biggest and most renowned international tournaments. It is the sole sporting event that is viewed and followed worldwide. The tournament commenced in 1930 and has been organized all years expect for 1942 and 1946 when it was annulled due to the drastic 2nd World War.

Almost 200 national teams battled to qualify for the World Cup, but only 32 teams qualified for the tournament at the end. The 2022 Qatar World Cup is only a few days away, and football zealots are ready to encourage their favourite nations and their players on the biggest platform.

At present, France is the holder of the World Cup 2018 (21st edition).

Most World Cup Titles – By Nations

ClubsTitles
Brazil5
Germany4
Italy4
Argentina2
France2
Uruguay2
England1
Spain1

List Of FIFA World Cup Winners Name 1930 – 2018

YearHost NationWinnerRunner upFinal ScoreNumber of Teams
1930UruguayUruguayArgentina4-213
1934ItalyItalyCzechoslovakia2-116
1938FranceItalyHungary4-215
1950BrazilUruguayBrazil2-113
1954SwitzerlandWest GermanyHungary3-216
1958SwedenBrazilSweden5-216
1962ChileBrazilCzechoslovakia3-116
1966EnglandEnglandWest Germany4-216
1970MexicoBrazilItaly4-116
1974West GermanyWest GermanyNetherlands2-116
1978ArgentinaArgentinaNetherlands3-116
1982SpainItalyWest Germany3-124
1986MexicoArgentinaWest Germany3-224
1990ItalyWest GermanyArgentina1-024
1994USABrazilItaly0-0 (3-2)24
1998FranceFranceBrazil3-032
2002South Korea/JapanBrazilGermany2-032
2006GermanyItalyFrance1-1 (5-3)32
2010South AfricaSpainNetherlands1-032
2014BrazilGermanyArgentina1-032
2018RussiaFranceCroatia 4-2 32

1930 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Uruguay

The Uruguay champions secured the FIFA World Cup for the first time.

Participating Nations: 13

Host Country: Uruguay

Venue: Estadio Centenario

Winner: Uruguay

Score: 4-2

Runner Up: Argentina

1934 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Italy

Italy was the second World Cup Tournament winner against Czechoslovakia.

Host Country: Uruguay

Venue: Stadio Nazionale PNF

Winner: Italy

Runner Up: Czechoslovakia

Score: 2-1

1938 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Italy

Italy (1st time) won the match in 1938. Meanwhile Indonesia was the first Asian team to play in this World Cup.

Host Country: France

Venue: Stade Olympique de Colombes

Winner: Italy

Score: 4-2

Runner Up: Hungary

1950 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Uruguay

In 1950, a number of teams were either expelled or withdrew themselves from the tournament due to some political grounds that arose during World War 2.

Host Country: Brazil

Venue: Maracanã Stadium

Winner: Uruguay

Score: 2-1

Runner Up: Brazil

1954 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Germany

For the first time in 1954, a World Cup match was broadcasted on television. Although Switzerland was the nation that hosted the match, it couldn’t win the finals.

Host Country: Switzerland

Venue: Wankdorf Stadium

Winner: Germany

Score: 3-2

Runner Up: Hungary

1958 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Brazil

Sweden, which hosted the 1958 FIFA World Cup, entered the finals but was unfortunately defeated by Brazil.

Host Country: Sweden

Venue: Rasunda Stadium

Winner: Brazil

Score: 5-2

Runner Up: Sweden

1962 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Brazil

The 1962 World Cup was played in Chile. Brazil won their second World Cup by defeating Czechoslovakia 3-1. 

Participating Nations: 16

Host Country: Chile

Venue: Estadio Nacional

Winner: Brazil

Score: 3-1

Runner Up: Czechoslovakia

1966 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | England

England won the World Cup of 1966 and it was also the host nation.

Host Country: Uruguay

Venue: Wembley Stadium

Winner: England

Score: 4-2

Runner Up: Germany

1970 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Brazil

Mexico was the host country for the 1970 World Cup. Brazil entitled to 3rd World Cup by beating Italians.

Host Country: Uruguay

Venue: Estadio Azteca

Winner: Brazil

Score: 4-1

Runner Up: Italy

1974 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Germany

This time West Germany was the host and 2nd time World Cup winner.

Host Country: Germany

Venue: Olympiastadion

Winner: Germany

Score: 2-1

Runner Up: Holland

1978 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Argentina

Netherland was defeated by Argentina in 1978 World Cup.

Host Country: Argentina

Venue: Eastadio Monumental

Winner: Argentina

Score: 3-1

Runner Up: The Netherlands

1982 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Italy

For the first time, the participating nations increased from 16 to 24, and this was the 12th World Cup organized in Spain.

Participating Nations: 24

Host Country: Spain

Venue: Santiago Bernabeu

Winner: Italy

Score: 3-1

Runner Up: Germany

1986 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Argentina

The 1986 FIFA World Cup was again held in Mexico. Unfortunately, West Germany lost 2 repeat finals and this time the trophy was in the hands of Argentina.

Participating Nations: 24

Host Country: Mexico

Venue: Stadio Olimpico

Winner: Argentina

Score: 3-2

Runner Up: Germany

1990 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Germany

Ultimately, West Germany clinched the title of Football World Cup winner.

Host Country: Italy

Venue: Rose Bowl

Winner: Germany

Score: 1-0

Runner Up: Argentina

1994 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Brazil

USA hosted the match for the first time and Brazil won the 4th World Cup against Italy.

Host Country: USA

Venue: Stade de France

Winner: Brazil

Score: 3-2 in penalty shoot

Runner Up: Italy

1998 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | France

In 1998, the participating team reached a total of 32. France was the emcee but lost by Brazilians (4th time winner).

Participating Nations: 32

Host Country: France

Venue: International Stadium

Winner: France

Score: 3-0

Runner Up: Brazil

2002 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Brazil

The 2002 World Cup was the most contentious game and was jointly organized in Japan and South Korea. Slovenia, Senegal, Ecuador, and China played for the first time. Brazil defeated the Germany and won the 5th World Cup.

Host Country: Japan

Venue: Olympiastadion

Winner: Brazil

Score: 2-0

Runner Up: Germany

2006 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Italy

The 2006 World Cup was planned in Germany with Ghana, Togo, Angola, Ivory Coast, Serbia, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Trinidad and Tobago, and Montenegro.

Host Country: Germany

Venue: Soccer City

Winner: Italy

Score: 5-3 penalty shoot

Runner Up: France

2010 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Spain

South Africa was the host country. Spain was the trophy holder with one goal against the Netherlands.

Host Country: South Africa

Venue: Maracanã Stadium

Winner: Spain

Score: 1-0

Runner Up: The Netherlands

2014 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | Germany

The World Cup of 2014 was unforgettable. Brazil was the host nation and suffered a chastening defeat against Germany that later conquered Argentina by one goal.

Participating Nations: 13

Host Country: Brazil

Venue: Luzhniki Stadium

Winner: Germany

Score: 1-0

Runner Up: Argentina

2018 FIFA Football World Cup Winner | France

The 21st World Cup was taken place in Russia. It started on June 14 and ended on July 15, 2018. Russia was hosting for the first time. Around 210 nations took part in the competition, and new generation France wrapped up against Croatia.

Host Country: Russia

Winner: France

Score: 4-2

Runner Up: Croatia

Upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to happen in Qatar with 32 teams from around the globe.

Brazil is the strongest team with 5 World Cups, followed by Italy and Germany, who both have secured 4 World Cups each.

Let’s see who turns the head!!!

Sources

https://footballtoday.com/world-cup-winners/
https://blog.decathlon.in/articles/fifa-world-cup-winners-list
https://khelnow.com/football/fifa-world-cup-list-of-all-winners
https://www.kreedon.com/list-of-fifa-world-cup-winners-name/?amp

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