FIFA Confederations Cup Leading Appearances of All Time

FIFA Confederations Cup Leading Appearances of All Time

FIFA Confederations Cup Leading Appearances of All Time

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.

FIFA Confederations History

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.

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.

Players With Most Appearances at The FIFA Confederations!

Here is a full list of the All time leading appearances. Enjoy!

Player Team(s) Matches
Dida Brazil Brazil 22
Lúcio * Brazil Brazil 17
Pável Pardo Mexico Mexico 16
Claudio Suárez Mexico Mexico 14
Ronaldinho Brazil Brazil 13
Emerson Brazil Brazil 11
Tony Vidmar Australia Australia 11
Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 10
Salvador Carmona Mexico Mexico 10
Júlio César * Brazil Brazil 10
Kaká * Brazil Brazil 10
Hidetoshi Nakata Japan Japan 10
Robert Pirés France France 10
Robinho * Brazil Brazil 10
Oswaldo Sánchez Mexico Mexico 10
Sylvain Wiltord France France 10
Zé Roberto * Brazil Brazil 10
José Abundis Mexico Mexico 9
John Aloisi Australia Australia 9
Fernando Torres * Spain Spain 9
Flávio Conceição Brazil Brazil 9
Stan Lazaridis Australia Australia 9
Koji Nakata Japan Japan 9
Ramón Ramírez Mexico Mexico 9
Adriano * Brazil Brazil 8
Mohammed Al-Deayea Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 8
Ibrahim Al-Harbi Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 8
Cuauhtémoc Blanco Mexico Mexico 8
Gianluigi Buffon * Italy Italy 8
Jorge Campos Mexico Mexico 8
Giorgio Chiellini * Italy Italy 8
Dani Alves * Brazil Brazil 8
David Villa * Spain Spain 8
Marcel Desailly France France 8
Landon Donovan * USA USA 8
Geremi Cameroon Cameroon 8
Eddie Lewis USA USA 8
Riccardo Montolivo * Italy Italy 8
Kevin Muscat Australia Australia 8
Piqué * Spain Spain 8
Carlos Salcido * Mexico Mexico 8
Sergio Ramos * Spain Spain 8
Josip Skoko Australia Australia 8
Hussein Sulaimani Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 8
Ivan Vicelich New Zealand New Zealand 8
Xavi * Spain Spain 8
Javier Zanetti Argentina Argentina 8
Zé Maria Brazil Brazil 8
Fahad Al Mehalel Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 7
Sami Al-Jaber Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 7


Player With Most FIFA Confederations Appearances

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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