FIFA World Cup FootBall
★ Uruguay is the first nation to win World Cup, 1930.
★ Lucien Laurent of France scored the first goal in World Cup history.
★ Most goals in a tournament by one team by Hungary, with 27 goals in 1954 World Cup Match.
★ Most goals scored in a tournament is 171 goals in 1998 World Cup Match.
★ With 67 win, Brazil win most matches in World Cup.
★ With 24 losses, Mexico lost most matches in World Cup.
★ Brazil wins World Cup for 5 times (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002), most by any team.
★ Germany and Brazil finishes most times in top two places in FIFA World Cup, 7 each.
★ Brazil has the record of Most World Cup appearances, 19 times. They have played every tournament till now from beginning.
★ Most matches played by Lothar Matthäus , Germany with 25 matches.
★ Most matches played by Germany, 99 matches.
★ Italy has most draws with 21 matches.
★ Most goals scored by Brazil 210.
★ Most goals conceded by Germany with 117 till now in World Cup.
★ Brazil, In 2002 World Cup win 7 matches, most by any team in a single World Cup tournament.
★ In 1954 World Cup Hungary scored 27 goals, most goal scored by a team in a single World Cup tournament.
★ Norman Whiteside, Northern Ireland is the youngest player to appeared in World Cup at the age of 17 years and 41 days.
★ Roger Milla from Cameroon is the oldest player to play in World Cup at the age of 42 years and 39 days.
★ Most consecutive wins by Brazil with 11 win from 2002 to 2006.
★ Most consecutive losses by Mexico with 9 matches 1930 to 1958.
★ Most tournaments played by Antonio Carbajal, Mexico and Lothar Matthäus, Germany. Both have played 5 World Cup tournaments.
★ Ronaldo, Brazil (1998–2006) scored most goals in World Cup with 15 goals.
★ Just Fontaine, France scored 13 goals in 1958 World Cup, most goals scored in a tournament.
★ Cafu from Brazil played most matches won, 16.
★ Diego Maradona, Argentina( 1986–1994), has the record of Most appearances as captain with 16 matches.
★ Peter Shilton from England is the oldest captain in World Cup at the age of 40 years and 292 days.
★ Most goals scored in a match by Oleg Salenko(Russia vs. Cameroon, 1994) with 5 goals.
★ Most goals scored in one Final by Geoff Hurst (England vs. West Germany, 1966) with 3 goals.
★ Most hat-tricks by Sándor Kocsis (Hungary), Just Fontaine (France), Gerd Müller (West Germany) and Gabriel Batistuta (Argentina) each 2 times.
★ Youngest hat-trick scorer is Pele, Brazil at 17 years and 244 days.
★ Fastest goal in a Fifa World Cup by Hakan Şükür (Turkey vs. Korea Republic, 2002) in 10.89 seconds.
★ Most goals scored in a final; by one team is Brazil in 1958 World Cup Match with 5 goals.
★ Most times hosted by Mexico, Italy, France, Germany 1974 and Brazil each 2 times.
★ Most Attendance in World Cup final match is 114,600,
Argentina v West Germany, 1986, Mexico World Cup 1986.
|1974||West Germany||West Germany||Netherlands|
|2002||S Korea & Japan||Brazil||Germany|