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FIFA World Cup Winners and Runners List from 1930 to 2022

The FIFA World Cup 2022 is currently going on in Qatar. 2022 winners and runners have yet to decide. In this article, check out FIFA World Cup Winners and runners.

FIFA World Cup Winners

Football is widely perceived as the most popular sport in the world, and the men’s FIFA World Cup is one of the most famous tournaments in the world. The FIFA World Cup is widely recognized as the largest and most well-known international competition. It is also the sporting event that is watched and followed the most around the globe. The tournament has been held every four years since it began in 1930, except for 1942 and 1946.

Two FIFA World Cups in 1942 and 1946 were cancelled because of World War II. The latest and 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup will be held in Qatar from November 20 to December 18, 2022. This is the first time in the history of the football world cup that it’s held in Arab countries. The winner of FIFA World Cup 2022 yet to come because tournament is going on.

List of FIFA World Cup Winners and Runners from 1930 to 2022

FIFA World Cup 1930 Winners and Runners

1930 FIFA World Cup Winners is Uruguay, and runner team is Argentina
1930 FIFA World Cup Winners is Uruguay, and runners team is Argentina

The first FIFA world cup was held in 1930. It took place in Uruguay from 13 to July 30 1930. Thirteen teams (seven from South America, four from Europe, and two from North America) entered the tournament. In the final, Uruguay defeated Argentina 4–2, and Uruguay became the first nation to win the FIFA World Cup.

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FIFA World Cup 1934 Winners and Runners

1934 FIFA World Cup Winners was Italy and runner team was Czechia
The 1934 FIFA World Cup Winners was Italy and runner team was Czechia

The 1934 FIFA World Cup was the second edition of the FIFA World Cup, and it took place in Italy from May 27 to June 10 1934. First time in FIFA World cup history, 32 nations entered the competition. Italy beat Czechoslovakia, 2–1, to become the second World Cup champions and the first European winners. This was the second time happen that the host country has become the winner of the FIFA World Cup. The total budget of the 1934 FIFA World cup was Lire 3.5 million, which the Italian government assigned.

YearWinners                 Runners-upHost country
1930UruguayArgentinaUruguay
1934ItalyCzechiaItaly
1938ItalyHungaryFrance
1950UruguayBrazilBrazil
1954GermanyHungarySwitzerland
1958BrazilSwedenSweden
1962BrazilCzechiaChile
1966EnglandGermanyEngland
1970BrazilItalyMexico
1974GermanyNetherlandsWest Germany
1978ArgentinaNetherlandsArgentina
1982ItalyGermanySpain
1986ArgentinaGermanyMexico
1990GermanyArgentinaItaly
1994BrazilItalyUnited States
1998FranceBrazilFrance
2002BrazilGermanySouth Korea, Japan
2006ItalyFranceGermany
2010SpainNetherlandsSouth Africa
2014GermanyArgentinaBrazil
2018FranceCroatiaRussia
2022Tournament ongoingTournament ongoingQatar
Table of FIFA World Cup Winners

FIFA World Cup 2002 Winners and Runners

The 2002 FIFA World Cup Winners is Brazil, and runners team is Germany.
The 2002 FIFA World Cup Winners is Brazil, and runners team is Germany.

The 2002 FIFA World Cup was hosted by two countries jointly. The 17th FIFA World Cup branded as Korea Japan 2002. It was held from 31 May to 30 June 2002 at sites in South Korea and Japan, with its final match hosted by Japan at International Stadium in Yokohama. The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the first time to be held in Asia and first time to be jointly-hosted by more than one nation. Brazil winning the final against Germany 2–0, making them the first and only country to have won the World Cup five times.

FIFA World Cup 2006 Winners and Runners

The 2006 FIFA World Cup Winners is Italy, and runners team is France.
The 2006 FIFA World Cup Winners is Italy, and runners team is France.

The 2006 FIFA World Cup is also known as the 18th FIFA World Cup. It was held from 9 June to 9 July 2006 in Germany, which had won the right to host the event in July 2000. 198 national football teams participated in the qualification process, which began in September 2003. Thirty-one teams qualified for the 18th FIFA World Cup. Italy won the tournament, claiming their fourth World Cup title, defeating France 5–3 in a penalty shoot-out in the final after extra time had finished in a 1–1 draw.

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FIFA World Cup 2010 Winners and Runners

The 2010 FIFA World Cup Winners is Spain, and runners team is Netherlands.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup Winners is Spain, and runners team is Netherlands.

The 2010 FIFA World Cup which is also known as 19th FIFA World Cup was held in South Africa from 11 June to 11 July 2010. The matches were played in 10 stadiums in nine host cities around the country. Thirty-two teams were selected for participation via a worldwide qualification tournament. Host nation South Africa were eliminated in the group stage and it was first time that the hosts had been eliminated in the first stage. Spain national football team defeated third-time losing finalists the Netherlands 1–0 after extra time to win their first world title.

FIFA World Cup 2014 Winners and Runners

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Winners is Germany, and runners team is Argentina.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Winners is Germany, and runners team is Argentina.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup was the 20th FIFA World Cup and It took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. 12 venues (seven new and five renovated) in twelve cities were selected for the tournament. For the first time at a World Cup finals, match officials used goal-line technology, as well as vanishing spray for free kicks. In the final, Germany defeated Argentina 1–0 after extra time. Germany become fourth time FIFA world cup winners. The biological passport was introduced in the FIFA World Cup starting in 2014. Blood and urine samples collected from all players before the competition

FIFA World Cup 2018 Winners and Runners

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Winners is France, and runners team is Croatia.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup Winners is France, and runners team is Croatia.

The 21st FIFA World Cup which is also know as the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018. At an estimated cost of over $14.2 billion, it was the second most expensive World Cup as compared to 2022 World Cup in Qatar. In the final, France played Croatia on 15 July at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. France won the match 4–2, claiming their second World Cup. Croatian player Luka Modrić was voted the tournament’s best player, winning the Golden Ball. England’s Harry Kane won the Golden Boot as he scored the most goals during the tournament.

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