World Cup winners list football all-time – Past FIFA World Cup winners since 1930-2014

Soccer all-time FIFA World Cup winners list and year / hosts

World Cup Winners List Football? Past winners of FIFA World Cup? All-Time FIFA World Cup Winners List Football? Without any doubt, the FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world. The FIFA World Cup was started in 1930. FIFA World Cup was the first ever World Cup which never involved a qualifying round.

FIFA Football World Cup winners list

Only countries who were affiliated with ”FIFA” were invited to participate in FIFA World Cup. Only 13 countries took part in the prestigious tournament in 1930. Uruguay became the first nation to win the tournament after defeating Argentina and become the first World Champions.

World Cup winners list football all-time - Past FIFA World Cup winners since 1930-2014

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Since the start of the World Cup 1930, 20 World Cups have taken place. 8 different teams have won the prestigious trophy with Brazil winning it for a record 5 times.

Germany and Italy have won it 4 times each. Argentina and Uruguay have won it twice each.

The other World Cup winners are England, Spain and France.

So now, let’s have a look at the FIFA World Cup winners list since 1930 by year to the last FIFA World Cup 2014.

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Football World Cup winners list by year/hosts

Football World Cup winners list by year/hosts? Soccer World Cup winners list by year/hosts? Below we have listed all past winners of FIFA World Cup by year since 1930 and by hosts.

Last winner of FIFA World Cup

Last winner of FIFA World Cup? Germany is the last winner of FIFA World Cup. Germany won FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil.

Last host of FIFA World Cup

Brazil was the last FIFA World Cup host.

Next host of FIFA World Cup

Russia is the next FIFA World Cup host.

FIFA World Cup winners list since 1930

Here are FIFA World Cup winners list since 1930

YearWinnersRunners-UpHosts Total Teams
2026Host:48 team
2022Qatar32 team
2018Russia32 team
2014Germany ArgentinaBrazil32 team (most viewed world cup in history)
2010Spain NetherlandsSouth Africa32 teams (first time in Africa)
2006Italy FranceGermany32 teams, 64 matches, record attendance
2002Brazil GermanyKorea/Japan32 teams, (first time in hosted in asia)
1998France BrazilFranceExpanded to 32 teams (8 groups of 4 teams)
1994Brazil ItalyUnited States24 teams 5 confenderations
1990West GermanyArgentinaItaly24 teams (More than 1 Asian team for first time)
1986ArgentinaWest GermanyMexico24 teams and 52 matches made it biggest
1982ItalyWest GermanySpainExpanded to 24 teams from 6 confederations
1978ArgentinaNetherlandsArgentina16 teams
1974West GermanyNetherlandsWest Germany16 teams 5 regions
1970BrazilItalyMexico16 teams 5 regions (Morocco 1st africa side)
1966EnglandWest GermanyEngland16 teams 4 regions (North Korea Asian)
1962BrazilCzechslovakiaChile16 teams (no teams from Asia or Africa)
1958BrazilSwedenSweden16 team from three regions (no asia)
1954West GermanyHungarySwitzerland16 teams from 4 regions
1950UruguayBrazilBrazil13 teams competed after 3 teams withdrew
1938ItalyHungaryFrance16 teams qualified but Austria withdrew
1934ItalyCzechslovakiaItaly16 teams qualified through qualification round
1930UruguayArgentinaUruguay13 teams were invited. no qualification

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Brazil is part of the All-Time FIFA World Cup Winners List

Country with most World Cup trophies? Brazil is the country with most FIFA World Cup trophies (5). Brazil has won FIFA World Cup 2002, 1994, 1970, 1962 and 1958.

Brazil have also lost two finals (FIFA World Cup 1950 and 1998).

Brazil legend Pele is the only player to win three World Cup titles and from the look of things, it looks like it will be like this forever.

World Cup Winners – most Successful FIFA World Cup Team

Germany is part of the All-Time FIFA World Cup Winners List

World Cup Winners team ever? Both Italy and Germany have won 4 World Championships, but West Germany is by far the best and most consistent team after 1950. Not only have they won 4 World Cup titles but they have also lost in 4 finals making it a total of 8 finals played by the Germans.

Netherlands is the only team to appear in the final more than two times and fail to win the world Cup. Netherlands have lost in World Cup final 1974, 1978 and 2010. So far only European and South American teams has won World Cup.

For more information see the FIFA World Cup History.