World Cup winners retain the trophy only until the post-match celebration is finished. For the 2010 and 2014 World Cups, the final tournament is rotated between confederations, allowing only countries from the chosen confederation Africa in 2010, South America in 2014 to bid to host the tournament. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Archived from on 30 January 2009. Until 1982, the only teams from outside Europe and South America to advance out of the first round were: , semi-finalists in 1930; , quarter-finalists in 1938; , quarter-finalists in ; and , quarter-finalists in. We didn't want to be a one-match-wonder kind of team. Final Italy defeated Czechoslovakia by 2-1.
Uruguay, however, choose to display four stars on their badge, representing their two gold medals at the 1924 and 1928 Summer Olympics and their two World Cup titles in 1930 and 1950. Other captains could have different personalities but Virat is someone who is in your face and it rubs off on all the youngsters who are watching the game in India. Archived from on 25 January 2009. The event now is biennial in odd numbered years to work around the 2016 return of golf to the Olympics. The host country can foresee a multi-million dollar revenue increase with just this month long event. France, meanwhile, were held to a goalless draw by Germany in Munich before beating Netherlands 2-1 in Nations League Group A1.
The team that batted first won 7 World Cup finals, while those batting second won 4 World Cup finals. World Cup Winners The very first World Cup was held in Uruguay in 1930 and was won by the hosts. Small consolation but the Swiss set a new World Cup record of 559 minutes played without scoring a goal, to overtake Italy's mark of 550 minutes. A total of 13 countries participated in the games. With only a few minutes to go and trailing, it was Italy's Orsi that put his squad back in the match with the tying goal, sending the match to extra time where Italy's Meazza would come back from an injury to score the winning goal and capture the victory for his home country.
The 2026 tournament will be the biggest World Cup ever held, with 48 teams playing 80 matches. In 2018 they are set in Group E with plans to face Switzerland on June 17th. The tournament won by Germany by defeating the Netherlands. Cricket World Cup Winners — List The following are the list of winning countries as well as the runners-up for every Cricket World Cup played until date. Brazil needed only a tie to capture the title, as Uruguay had only three points. Italy then went on to defeat West Germany in the final, 3-1. In total, 13 nations took part: seven from South America, four from Europe and two from North America.
Currently, it is also the first time that one of the currently winning continents Europe is ahead of the other South America by more than one championship. Archived from on 26 January 2009. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. In one of the more entertaining and star-studded matches, Brazil defeated England, 2-1, despite a great attempt from David Beckham, Michael Owen, and company. This is as big, or even bigger, because it is in the truest format of the game. Germany Netherlands West Germany: 16 teams 5 regions 1978 Argentina Netherlands Argentina: 16 teams 1982 Italy West Germany Spain: Expanded to 24 teams from 6 confederations 1986 Argentina West Germany Mexico: 24 teams and 52 matches made it biggest 1990 W.
However, once again Pele would be nagged by injuries and that in itself would be enough to crown a new champion. The tournament winner was decided by a final round-robin group contested by four teams Uruguay, Brazil, Sweden, and Spain. After their humiliating group-stage exit at the World Cup, Germany rose a further three positions and now sit 12th. This is done under an system. The 21 World Cup tournaments have been won by eight national teams. Argentina won the 1978 Cup by defeating Netherland by 3-1 in final.
There are two stages: the group stage followed by the knockout stage. Among the national teams, Germany and Brazil have played the most World Cup matches 109 , Germany appeared in the most finals 8 , semi-finals 13 , quarter-finals 16 , while Brazil has appeared in the most World Cups 21 , has the most wins 73 and has scored the most goals 229. Australia is undoubtedly the greatest cricket nation and its hard to imagine any other team breaking their dominance in cricket for years to come. Most second-place finishes 4, , , , Most third-place finishes 4, , , , Most fourth-place finishes 3, , , Most 3rd-4th-place finishes 5, , , , , Most 5th-8th-place finishes 8, , , , , , , , Most 9th-16th-place finishes 14, , , , , , , , , , , , , , Most 17th-32nd-place finishes 7, , , , , , , Most titles won by a confederation 12, , , , , , , , , , , , Confederation with most number of teams who qualified for the finals at least once 90% 9 out of 10 , all but Confederation with fewest teams who qualified for the finals at least once 15. Olympic football returned at the , but was now overshadowed by the more prestigious World Cup. Only on five occasions have consecutive World Cups been won by teams from the same continent, and currently it is the first time with four champions in a row from the same continental confederation.
This is partly to avoid a similar scenario to the bidding process for the 2014 tournament, where Brazil was the only official bidder. Archivo del Centro de Fotografía de Montevideo. The was chosen to be held in the United States, Canada and Mexico, marking the first time a World Cup has been shared by three host nations. Italy wins The tournament, who defeated Germany by 3-1 in final. The locations were controversial because South America and Europe were by far the two centres of strength in football and travel between them required three weeks by boat. It's Test cricket, which is meant to be the toughest.
So far only 6 teams has ever world the cricket world cup you think any other team can finally lift the coveted trophy? Archived from on 1 February 2014. You did, we did too,' without being intimidated. The teams batting first won the first 5 World Cup. The next two World Cups were both held in Europe. From that point of view this one is more special for me. Brazil won 3—2 on penalties. Expansion to 32 teams Interior view of the in , South Africa, during a match at the The tournament was expanded to 24 teams in , and then to 32 in , also allowing more teams from Africa, Asia and North America to take part.