FIFA World Cup is the most contestable and largest event of football as well as most popular football competition in the current World. It was established in 1930 by the FIFA which is the global governing body of sports. The first World Cup staged in 1930 and since then it has taken place in every four year. Just two consecutive seasons in 1942 and 1946, it was stopped due to the second World War. The last tournament of FIFA World Cup hosted in Brazil in last 2014 which was won by Germany by defeating Argentina in final by 1 – 0 in extra time. However, the World Cup final is the last match and through it the World Champion used to declare. Till now total eight teams have touched the glory of FIFA World Cup where Brazil is regarded as the most successful team by winning the title highest five times. They played final total seven times. Their nearest opponent is Germany which won the title total four times along with four times runner up. They are also the current champion.
Today we would like to talk about FIFA World Cup past winners. Let’s see the complete list of them below.
FIFA world Cup Winners List
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Considering the above statistics, we have learned the past winners of the most prestigious competition. However, sometimes the host nation used to win the title. Like in 1930 which was the inaugural event of FWC, it was hosted in Uruguay and they won the first title of it. Besides, participants used to be the another fact for the title. The most teams would participate, the competition getting harder it seems. In the first season of the event, just thirteen teams have participate here. In next season 1934, sixteen teams competed here. The teams number remained the same till 1982. Since then it was increased to 24. But since 2002, it increased again to 32 teams and now the same number of teams used to compete in WC.
Now, the new season of FIFA World Cup is knocking at the door which is going to be the 21st edition of the tournament. Russia will be the host nation and due to that they have qualified for the competition automatically. Already 32 teams have confirmed their ticket for the upcoming tournament and schedule of the competition has published as well. The season will start in June, 2018 and considering the schedule of the tournament, total 64 matches will take place this season including final. So, it would perhaps the world would see a new winner this time.