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Current Men's World Cup Title Holders

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Current Women's World Cup Title Holders

Men's World Cup Women's World Cup
Through Brazil 2014
1930  1934  1938  1950  1954  1958  1962  1966  1970  1974  1978  1982  1986  1990  1994  1998  2002  2006  2010  2014
YEAR
HOST COUNTRY CHAMPION SCORE
RUNNER-UP THIRD PLACE
SCORE
FOURTH PLACE
1930
Uruguay Uruguay 4-2
Argentina United States
--
Yugoslavia
1934
Italy Italy 2-1 AET
Czechoslovakia Germany
3-2
Austria
1938
France Italy 4-2
Hungary Brazil
4-2
Sweden
1950
Brazil Uruguay 2-1
Brazil Sweden
3-1
Spain
1954
Switzerland West Germany 3-2
Hungary Austria
3-1
Uruguay
1958
Sweden Brazil 5-2
Sweden France
6-3
West Germany
1962
Chile Brazil 3-1
Czechoslovakia Chile
1-0
Yugoslavia
1966
England England 4-2 AET
West Germany Portugal
2-1
Soviet Union
1970
Mexico Brazil 4-1
Italy West Germany
1-0
Uruguay
1974
Germany West Germany 2-1
Netherlands Poland
1-0
Brazil
1978
Argentina Argentina 3-1 AET
Netherlands Brazil
2-1
Italy
1982
Spain Italy 3-1
West Germany Poland
3-2
France
1986
Mexico Argentina 3-2
West Germany France
4-2 AET
Belgium
1990
Italy West Germany 1-0
Argentina Italy
2-1
England
1994
United States Brazil 0-0 (3-2PK)
Italy Sweden
4-0
Bulgaria
1998
France France 3-0
Brazil Croatia
2-1
Netherlands
2002
South Korea/Japan Brazil 2-0
Germany Turkey
3-2
South Korea
2006
Germany
Italy
1-1 (5-3PK)
France
Germany
3-1
Portugal
2010
South Africa
Spain
1-0 AET
Netherlands
Germany
3-2
Uruguay
2014
Brazil
Germany
1-0 AET
Argentina
Netherlands
3-0
Brazil
2018
Russia






2022
Qatar






Country Records
Through Brazil 2014
POS
COUNTRY APP
LAST
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
1
Brazil 20 2014
104
73
13
18
221
102
+119
2
Germany 18 2014
112
72
18
22
229
126
+103
3
Italy 18 2014
83
47
17
19
128
77
+51
4
Argentina
16
2014 77
46
9
22
131
84
+47
5
Spain
14 2014 59
30
9
20
93
66
+27
6
France 14
2014
59
30
8
21
106
70
+36
7
Netherlands
10
2014
49
28
9
12
85
47
+38
8
England 14
2014
62
26
17
19
79
56
+23
9
Uruguay
12
2014 51
21
11
19
80
71
+9
10
Sweden
11
2006 45
17
11
17
73
68
+5
11
Russia
10
2014
39
17
8
15
67
47
+20
12
Serbia
11
2010 43
17
7
19
64
59
+5
13
Belgium
12
2014
41
15
8
18
52
66
-14
14
Poland
7
2006 31
15
5
11
44
40
+4
15
Hungary 9 1986
32
15
3
14
87
57
+30
16
Mexico
15
2014
53
14
12
27
57
92
-35
17
Portugal
6
2014
26
14
3
9
43
29
+14
18
Czech Republic
9
2006
33
12
5
16
47
48
-1
19
Austria
7
1998
29
12
4
13
43
47
-4
20
Chile
9
2014
33
11
6
16
40
49
-9
21
Switzerland
10
2014
33
11
5
17
45
59
-14
22
Paraguay
8
2010 27 8
9
10
30
38 -8
23
United States
10
2014
29
8
6
19
37
62
-25
24
Romania 7
1998
21
8
3
11
30
33
-3
25
Denmark
4
2010
16
8
2
6
27
24
+3
26
Croatia
4
2014
16
7
2
7
21
17
+4
27
Colombia
5
2014
17
7
2
8
25
25
0
28
South Korea
9
2014
31
6
8
17
31
67
-36
29
Costa Rica
4
2014
15
6
2
7
17
25
-8
30
Nigeria
5
2014
18
5
3
10
20
26
-6
31
Turkey 3
2002
10
5
1
4
20
17
+3
32
Cameroon 7
2014
22
4
7
11
18
41
-23
33
Scotland
9
1998
23
4
7
12
25
41
-16
34
Bulgaria
7
1998
26
4
7
15
22
53
-31
35
Peru 4
1982
15
4
3
8
19
31
-12
36
Japan
5
2014
17
4
3
10
14
22
-8
37
Ghana
3
2014
12
4
2
6
13
16
-3
38
Ecuador
3
2014
10
4
1
5
10
11
-1
39
Ireland
3
2002
13
3
6
4
10
10
0
40
Northern Ireland
3
1986
13
3
5
5
13
23
-10
41
Algeria
4
2014
13
3
3
7
13
19
-6
42
Ivory Coast
3
2014
9
3
1
5
13
14
-1
43
Ukraine
1
2006
5
3
0
2
5
7
-2
44
South Africa
3
2010
9
2
4
3
11
16
-5
45
Morocco
4
1998
13
2
4
7
12
18
-6
46
Norway 3
1998
8
2
3
3
7
8
-1
47
Australia
4
2014
13
2
3
8
11
26
-15
48
Senegal
1
2002
5
2
2
1
7
6
+1
49
Saudi Arabia
4
2006
13
2
2
9
9
31
-22
50
Greece
3
2014
10
2
1
7
5
20
-15
51
Tunisia
4
2006
12
1
4
7
8
17
-9
52
Wales 1
1958
5
1
3
1
4
4
0
53
Iran
4
2014
12
1
3
8
7
22
-15
54
Cuba 1
1938
3
1
1
1
5
12
-7
55
Slovakia
1
2010
4
1
1
2
5
7
-2
56
Slovenia
2
2010
6
1
1
4
5
10
-5
57
North Korea
2
2010
7
1
1
5
2
15
-13
58
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1
2014
3
1
0
2
4
4
0
59
Jamaica
1
1998
3
1
0
2
3
9
-6
60
New Zealand
2
2010
6
0
3
3
4
14
-10
61
Honduras
3
2014
9
0
3
6
3
14
-11
62
Angola
1
2006
3
0
2
1
1
2
-1
63
Isreal 1
1970
3
0
2
1
1
3
-2
64
Egypt
2
1990
4
0
2
2
3
6
-3
65
Kuwait
1
1982
3
0
1
2
2
6
-4
66
Trinidad & Tobago
1
2006
3
0
1
2
0
4
-4
67
Bolivia
3
1994
6
0
1
5
1
20
-19
68
Indonesia
1
1938
1
0
0
1
0
6
-6
69
Iraq 1
1986
3
0
0
3
1
4
-3
70
Togo
1
2006
3
0
0
3
1
6
-5
71
Canada 1 1986
3
0
0
3
0
5
-5
72
United Arab Emirates
1 1990 3
0
0
3
2
11
-9
73
China 1
2002
3
0
0
3
0
9
-9
74
Haiti 1
1974
3
0
0
3
2
14
-12
75
Democratic Republic of Congo
1
1974
3
0
0
3
0
14
-14
76
El Salvador 2
1982
6
0
0
6
1
22
-21

Women's World Cup Men's World Cup
Through Canada 2015
1991  1995  1999  2003  2007  2011  2015
YEAR
HOST COUNTRY CHAMPION SCORE
RUNNER-UP THIRD PLACE
SCORE
FOURTH PLACE
1991
China United States 2-1
Norway Sweden
4-0
Germany
1995
Sweden Norway 2-0
Germany United States
2-0
China
1999
United States United States 0-0 (5-4PK)
China Brazil
0-0 (5-4PK)
Norway
2003
United States
Germany
2-1 AET
Sweden
United States
3-1
Canada
2007
China
Germany
2-0
Brazil
United States
4-1
Norway
2011
Germany
Japan
2-2 (3-1PK)
United States
Sweden
2-1
France
2015
Canada
United States
5-2
Japan
England
1-0 AET
Germany
2019
France






Country Records
Through Canada 2015
POS
COUNTRY APP
LAST
GP
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
1 United States 7
2015
43
35
3
5
112
35
+77
2
Germany
7
2015 39
27
4
8
111
37
+74
3
Norway 7
2015 37
24 2
11
86
45
+41
4
Sweden
7
2015
33
18
4
11
59
42
+17
5
Brazil
7
2015 30
18 2
10
59
35
+24
6
China 6
2015 29 16
4
9
52
29
+23
7
Japan
7
2015 29
14
2
13
36
54
-18
8
England
4
2015
19
10
3
6
30
25
+5
9
France
3
2015
14
7
1
6
22
16
+6
10
Canada
6
2015
23
6
5
12
28
49
-21
11
Australia
6
2015
22
5
5
12
29
44
-15
12
Russia
2
2003 8
4
0
4
16 14
+2
13
Nigeria
7
2015 22
3
3
16
18
56
-38
14
North Korea
4
2011
13
3
2
8
12
20
-8
15
Italy 2
1999
7
3
1
3
11
8
+3
16
Denmark
4
2007
14
3
1
10
19
26
-7
17
Cameroon
1
2015
3
2
0
1
9
3
+6
18
Colombia
2
2015
8
1
2
5
4
10
-6
19
Netherlands
1
2015
4
1
1
2
3
4
-1
20
South Korea
2
2015
7
1
1
5
5
19
-14
21
Ghana
3
2007
9
1
1
7
6
30
-24
22
Thailand
1
2015
3
1
0
2
3
10
-7
23
Switzerland
1
2015
4
1
0
3
11
5
+6
24
Chinese Taipei
1
1991
4
1
0
3
2
15
-13
25
Mexico
3
2015
9
0
3
6
6
30
-24
26
New Zealand
4
2015
12
0
3
9
7
29
-22
27
Costa Rica
1
2015
3
0
2
1
3
4
-1
28
Spain
1
2015
3
0
1
2
2
4
-2
29
Equatorial Guinea
1
2011
3
0
0
3
2
7
-5
30
Ivory Coast
1
2015
3
0
0
3
3
16
-13
31
Ecuador
1
2015
3
0
0
3
1
17
-16
32
Argentina
2
2007 6
0
0
6
2
33
-31