Misc. World Cup information

Top World Cup Performances
Past World Cup winners
Attendance and Goals
Team Records
Match Records
Individual Records
Historic WC goals
Number of debutants in the World Cup

Top World Cup Performances
Note: In 1974 and 1978 no semifinals were played. In 1958 the Worldcup had a finalround with 4 teams participating. This is counted as a semifinal
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Semi-final appearances
12 Germany
9 Brazil
7 Italy
5 France
5 Uruguay
4 Sweden
4 Argentina
3 Holland
2 Austria
2 Czechoslovakia
2 England
2 Hungary
2 Yugoslavia
2 Portugal
2 Spain
1 Belgium
1 Bulgaria
1 Chile
1 Croatia
1 Poland
1 South Korea
1 Turkey
1 USA
1 USSR
Appearances in the final
8 Germany
7 Brazil
6 Italy
5 Argentina
3 Holland
2 Czechoslovakia
2 Hungary
2 Uruguay
2 France
1 England
1 Sweden
1 Spain
Championships won
5 Brazil
4 Italy
4 Germany
2 Argentina
2 Uruguay
1 England
1 France
1 Spain

Past World Cup winners
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                                                             Fin.  Final   Final
Year	Host                Champion        Runner-up        Res.  Attend. City 
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1930:	Uruguay             Uruguay         Argentina        4-2   90,000  Montevideo
1934:	Italy               Italy           Czechoslovakia   2-1   55,000  Rome
1938:	France              Italy           Hungary          4-2   65,000  Paris
1950:	Brazil              Uruguay         Brazil           2-1  200,000  Rio de Janerio
1954:	Switzerland         West Germany    Hungary          3-2   55,000  Berne
1958:	Sweden              Brazil          Sweden           5-2   49,737  Stockholm
1962:	Chile               Brazil          Czechoslovakia   3-1   69,068  Santiago
1966:	England             England         West Germany     4-2   93,000  London
1970:	Mexico              Brazil          Italy            4-1  110,000  Mexico City
1974:	West Germany        West Germany    Netherlands      2-1   80,000  Munich
1978:	Argentina           Argentina       Netherlands      3-1   77,000  Buenos Aires
1982:	Spain               Italy           W. Germany       3-1   90,000  Madrid
1986:	Mexico              Argentina       W. Germany       3-2  114,800  Mexico City
1990:	Italy               Germany         Argentina        1-0   73,600  Rome
1994:	USA                 Brazil          Italy            3-2*  94.194  Los Angeles
1998:	France              France          Brazil           3-0   75.000  Paris
2002:	South Korea/Japan   Brazil          Germany          2-0   70.564  Yokohama
2006:	Germany             Italy           France           6-4** 69.000  Berlin
2010:	South Africa        Spain           Holland          1-0   84.490  Johannesburg
2014:	Brazil              Germany         Argentina        1-0   74.738  Rio de Janerio

* The match ended 0-0 the result of the penalty shootout was 3-2
** The match ended 1-1. The result of the penalty shootout was 5-3

Attendance and Goals
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Year
1930
1934
1938
1950
1954
1958
1962
1966
1970
1974
1978
1982
1986
1990
1994
1998
2002
2006
2010
2014

Total
Host
Uruguay
Italy
France
Brazil
Switzerland
Sweden
Chile
England
Mexico
West Germany
Argentina
Spain
Mexico
Italy
USA
France
Japan and South Korea
Germany
South Africa
Brazil


Matches
18
17
18
22
26
35
32
32
32
38
38
52
52
52
52
64
64
64
64
64

772
Goals
70
70
84
88
140
126
89
89
95
97
102
146
132
115
141
171
161
147
145
xxx

xxxx
Average
3.89
4.12
4.67
4.00
5.38
3.60
2.78
2.78
2.97
2.55
2.68
2.80
2.54
2.21
2.71
2.67
2.52
2.30
2.27
x.xx

2.86
Attendance
434500
395000
483000
1337000
943000
868000
776000
1614677
1673975
1774022
1610275
2064364
2441731
2515168
3587538
2775400
2705197
3359439
3178856
xxxxxxx

34537142
Average
24439
23235
26833
60773
36269
24800
24250
50459
52312
46685
42374
38816
46956
48368
68991
43366
42269
52491
49670
xxxxx

44737

Team Records
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Match Records
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Individual Records
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Historic WC goals
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Goal	Scorer              Country        Opponent     Place           Year
   1	Lucien Laurent      France         Mexico       Montevideo      1930
 100	Angelo Schiavio     Italy          USA          Rome            1934
 200	Tore Keller         Sweden         Cuba         Antibes         1938
 300	Francisco Chico     Brazil         Spain        Rio de Janeiro  1950
 400	Max Morlock         West Germany   Turkey       Zürich          1954
 500	Robert Collins      Scotland       Paraguay     Norrköping      1958
 600	Drazan Jerkovic     Yogoslavia     Uruguay      Arica           1962
 700	Pak Zeung Zin       North Korea    Chile        Middlesbrough   1966
 800	Gerd Müller         West Germany   Bulgaria     Leon            1970
 900	Hector Yazalde      Argentina      Haiti        München         1974
1000	Rob Rensenbrinck    Holland        Scotland     Mendoza         1978
1100	Sergey Baltacha     USSR           New Zealand  Malaga          1982
1200	Jean-Pierre Papin   France         Canada       Leon            1986
1300	Gary Lineker        England        Paraguay     Mexico City     1986
1400	Johnny Ekström      Sweden         Costa Rica   Genoa           1990
1500	Claudio Caniggia    Argentina      Nigeria      Boston          1994

Number of debutants in the World Cup
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Year - Number of debutants - Best debutant - Place (Other debutants)
2014 - 1 - Bosnia-Herzegovina - 3rd in group stage 
2010 - 1 - Slovakia - 2nd round (Slovakia)
2006 - 6 - Ukraine - Quarter Final (Angola, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago)
2002 - 4 - Senegal - Quater final
1998 - 4 - Crotaia - Bronze
1994 - 3 - Saudi Arabia/Nigeria - 2nd round (round of 16)
1990 - 3 - Ireland - Quaterfinal
1986 - 3 - Denmark - 2nd round (round of 16)
1982 - 5 - Algeria/Cameroun - 3rd in group stage
1978 - 2 - Tunesia - 3rd in group stage
1974 - 4 - East Germany - 3rd in 2nd round groups
1970 - 3 - Israel/Marocco/El Salvador - 4th in group stage
1966 - 2 - Portugal - Bronze
1962 - 2 - Bulgaria/Columbia - 4th in group stage
1958 - 3 - Northen Ireland/Wales/Soviet Union - Quarter final
1954 - 3 - Turkey - Group-playoff
1950 - 1 - England - 2nd in group stage
1938 - 4 - Cuba - Quarter final
1934 - 10 - Italy - Gold
1930 - 13 - Uruguay - Gold
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