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FIFA Confederations Cup Leading Appearances of All Time – Until 2019

FIFA Confederations Cup Leading Appearances of All Time - Until 2019

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.

Lots 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 final opportunity to increase their appearances in Russia. The FIFA Confederations was like a preparatory tournament to the World Cup.

FIFA Confederations History

What is the FIFA Confederations Cup? It was an international football tournament for national teams. FIFA Confederations Cup was held every after four years, contested by winners of the six FIFA Confederations Championships (UEFA, CONMEBOL, CONCACAF, CAF, AFC, OFC). It was 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 had been played successfully. The tenth and final one was held in Russia in 2017. In March 2019, FIFA confirmed that the tournament would no longer be active, owing to an expansion of the FIFA Club World Cup in 2021.

Russia 2017

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The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup was the tenth and final FIFA Confederations Cup, a quadrennial international men’s football tournament organised by FIFA. It was held in Russia, from 17 June to 2 July 2017, as a prelude to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Russia was announced as the host on 2 December 2010 after the country was awarded the hosting rights of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The matches were played in four different stadiums across four cities: Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, and Sochi.

It was the first time Russia has hosted the tournament, and the third time the Confederations Cup has been held in the European continent. As hosts, Russia qualified automatically for the tournament; they were joined by the six winners of the FIFA confederation championships and the 2014 FIFA World Cup champions, Germany.

2014 World champions Germany won their first title following a 1–0 win over Chile in the final.

Players With Most Appearances at The FIFA Confederations!

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

DidaBrazil Brazil22
LúcioBrazil Brazil17
Pável PardoMexico Mexico16
Claudio SuárezMexico Mexico14
RonaldinhoBrazil Brazil13
EmersonBrazil Brazil11
Tony VidmarAustralia Australia11
Mohammed Al-KhilaiwiSaudi Arabia Saudi Arabia10
Salvador CarmonaMexico Mexico10
Júlio CésarBrazil Brazil10
KakáBrazil Brazil10
Hidetoshi NakataJapan Japan10
Robert PirésFrance France10
Robinho *Brazil Brazil10
Oswaldo SánchezMexico Mexico10
Sylvain WiltordFrance France10
Zé RobertoBrazil Brazil10
José AbundisMexico Mexico9
John AloisiAustralia Australia9
Fernando TorresSpain Spain9
Flávio ConceiçãoBrazil Brazil9
Stan LazaridisAustralia Australia9
Rafael MárquezMexico Mexico9
Koji NakataJapan Japan9
Ramón RamírezMexico Mexico9
Hussein Abdulghani *Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia8
AdrianoBrazil Brazil8
Mohammed Al-DeayeaSaudi Arabia Saudi Arabia8
Ibrahim Al-HarbiSaudi Arabia Saudi Arabia8
Cuauhtémoc BlancoMexico Mexico8
Gianluigi Buffon *Italy Italy8
Jorge CamposMexico Mexico8
Giorgio Chiellini *Italy Italy8
Dani Alves *Brazil Brazil8
David Villa *Spain Spain8
Marcel DesaillyFrance France8
Landon DonovanUSA USA8
GeremiCameroon Cameroon8
Eddie LewisUSA USA8
Riccardo MontolivoItaly Italy8
Héctor Moreno *Mexico Mexico8
Kevin MuscatAustralia Australia8
Piqué *Spain Spain8
Carlos Salcido *Mexico Mexico8
Sergio Ramos *Spain Spain8
Josip SkokoAustralia Australia8
Ivan VicelichNew Zealand New Zealand8
XaviSpain Spain8
Javier ZanettiArgentina Argentina8
Zé MariaBrazil Brazil8
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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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