World Cup History of Winners and World Cup Host Country



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Year   Winner Score Runner Up 3rd Place Score 4th Place Host Country More Info
2014Germany1-0ArgentinaNetherlands3-0BrazilBrazil
3rd Place:Netherlands
3rd Place Score:3-0
4th Place:Brazil
Host Country:Brazil
2010Spain1-0NetherlandsGermany3-2UruguaySouth Africa
3rd Place:Germany
3rd Place Score:3-2
4th Place:Uruguay
Host Country:South Africa
2006Italy1-1(5-3)*FranceGermany3-1PortugalGermany
3rd Place:Germany
3rd Place Score:3-1
4th Place:Portugal
Host Country:Germany
2002Brazil2-0GermanyTurkey3-2Korea RepublicKorea/Japan
3rd Place:Turkey
3rd Place Score:3-2
4th Place:Korea Republic
Host Country:Korea/Japan
1998France3-0BrazilCroatia2-1NetherlandsFrance
3rd Place:Croatia
3rd Place Score:2-1
4th Place:Netherlands
Host Country:France
1994Brazil3-2ItalySweden4-0BulgariaUSA
3rd Place:Sweden
3rd Place Score:4-0
4th Place:Bulgaria
Host Country:USA
1990West Germany1-0ArgentineItaly2-1EnglandItaly
3rd Place:Italy
3rd Place Score:2-1
4th Place:England
Host Country:Italy
1986Argentine3-2West GermanyFrance4-2BelgiumMexico
3rd Place:France
3rd Place Score:4-2
4th Place:Belgium
Host Country:Mexico
1982Italy3-1West GermanyPoland3-2FranceSpain
3rd Place:Poland
3rd Place Score:3-2
4th Place:France
Host Country:Spain
1978Argentine3-1NetherlandsBrazil2-1ItalyArgentine
3rd Place:Brazil
3rd Place Score:2-1
4th Place:Italy
Host Country:Argentine
1974West Germany2-1NetherlandsPoland1-0BrazilWest Germany
3rd Place:Poland
3rd Place Score:1-0
4th Place:Brazil
Host Country:West Germany
1970Brazil4-1ItalyWest Germany1-0UruguayMexico
3rd Place:West Germany
3rd Place Score:1-0
4th Place:Uruguay
Host Country:Mexico
1966England4-2West GermanyPortugal2-1Soviet UnionEngland
3rd Place:Portugal
3rd Place Score:2-1
4th Place:Soviet Union
Host Country:England
1962Brazil3-1CzechoslovakiaChile1-0YugoslaviaChile
3rd Place:Chile
3rd Place Score:1-0
4th Place:Yugoslavia
Host Country:Chile
1958Brazil5-2SwedenFrance6-3West GermanySweden
3rd Place:France
3rd Place Score:6-3
4th Place:West Germany
Host Country:Sweden
1954West Germany3-2HungaryAustria3-1UruguaySwitzerland
3rd Place:Austria
3rd Place Score:3-1
4th Place:Uruguay
Host Country:Switzerland
1950Uruguay2-1BrazilSweden--*SpainBrazil
3rd Place:Sweden
3rd Place Score:--*
4th Place:Spain
Host Country:Brazil
1938Italy4-2HungaryBrazil4-2SwedenFrance
3rd Place:Brazil
3rd Place Score:4-2
4th Place:Sweden
Host Country:France
1934Italy2-1CzechoslovakiaGermany3-2AustriaItaly
3rd Place:Germany
3rd Place Score:3-2
4th Place:Austria
Host Country:Italy
1930Uruguay4-2ArgentineUnited States--*YugoslaviaUruguay
3rd Place:United States
3rd Place Score:--*
4th Place:Yugoslavia
Host Country:Uruguay


* In 2006, Italy became the world champion for the 4th time after the game ended in a 1-1 draw and Italy outscored France 5 - 3 on penalty kicks.

* In 1950, there was no final match for the World Cup. The tournament winner was decided by a round robin format, where all four teams would play each other and the team with the most points would be crowned the winner. The final results, first through fourth, were determined by points.

* In 1930, there was no 3rd place match played. FIFA later ruled that USA was the third place champion, based on overall records of the tournament.



Championship History World Cup All-Time Rankings!!
Rankings are determined as: 4 points for 1st place finish, 3 points for 2nd place finish, 2 points for 3rd place finish, 1 point for 4th place finish
Team Total Points Notes
Germany 35 Includes games as both West Germany and Germany
Brazil32
Italy25
Argentina17
France12
Uruguay11
Netherlands11
Sweden8
Czechoslovakia6Have since split into multiple countries
Hungary6
England5
Spain5
Poland4
Austria3
Portugal3
Chile2
Croatia2
Turkey2
USA2
Yugoslavia2Have since split into multiple countries
Belgium1
Bulgaria1
Korea Republic1
Soviet Union1Have since split into multiple countries



World Cup Women's All-Time Winners


Year   Winner Score Runner Up
2015 United States 5-2 Japan
2011 Japan 2-2 (3-1 shootout) United States
2007 Germany 2-0 Brazil
2003 Germany 2-1 Sweden
1999 United States 0-0 (5-4 shootout) China
1995 Norway 2-0 Germany
1991 United States 2-1 Norway

2006 World Cup location was in Germany. The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be in South Africa. This is the first time the tournament will be held by a nation in the Confederation of African Football.

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