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FIFA Confederations Cup Leading Appearances of All Time? Who are the FIFA Confederations Cup Leading Appearances of All Times? Have you ever wanted to find out on which footballers have the leading appearances in the FIFA Confederations Cup? Well, if you have then worry not because we have prepared a list of the FIFA Confederations Cup Leading Appearances of All Time.
A lot of players have featured in the FIFA Confederations but we have picked out the players with Most Appearances in the tournament. A few players we have the opportunity to increase he appearances next year in Russia. The FIFA Confederations is like a preparatory tournament to the World Cup.
What is the FIFA Confederations Cup? it is an international football tournament for national teams. It is held every after four years, the tournament is contested by winners of the six FIFA Confederations Championships (UEFA, CONMEBOL, CONCACAF, CAF, AFC, OFC). It is contested by eight teams, six teams come from the six Confederation Championships then the two are the hosts and the previous winners of the FIFA World Cup.
The Cup started in 1997 and was won by Brazil after the beat Australia 6-0 in the final to claim the very first FIFA Confederations title. Since 2005 the hosts of the Confederations are the country who will host the FIFA World Cup the following year, it is a rehearsal tournament for the FIFA World Cup. Before 2005 the tournament was held after every two years.
Since it’s start in 1997 seven tournaments have been played successfully. The eighth one will be held in Russia 2017.
The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup will be hosted by Russia for the first time in the tournament’s history.
Saint Petersburg’s Zenit Arena stadium will play host to the opening and the closing match of the FIFA Confederations Cup. Semi-final matches will be played in Kazan and Sochi on 28th and 29th June respectively.
The FIFA Confederations 2017 will kick off from 17 June to 2 July 2017. See Complete 2017 FIFA Confederations Schedule.
Here is a full list of the All time leading appearances. Enjoy!
|Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi||Saudi Arabia||10|
|Júlio César *||Brazil||10|
|Zé Roberto *||Brazil||10|
|Fernando Torres *||Spain||9|
|Mohammed Al-Deayea||Saudi Arabia||8|
|Ibrahim Al-Harbi||Saudi Arabia||8|
|Gianluigi Buffon *||Italy||8|
|Giorgio Chiellini *||Italy||8|
|Dani Alves *||Brazil||8|
|David Villa *||Spain||8|
|Landon Donovan *||USA||8|
|Riccardo Montolivo *||Italy||8|
|Carlos Salcido *||Mexico||8|
|Sergio Ramos *||Spain||8|
|Hussein Sulaimani||Saudi Arabia||8|
|Ivan Vicelich||New Zealand||8|
|Fahad Al Mehalel||Saudi Arabia||7|
|Sami Al-Jaber||Saudi Arabia||7|
Who is the player with most FIFA Confederations appearances? Brazilian former Goalkeeper Dida is the player with most appearances at the confederations. He has played a total of 22 matches.
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