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List of Men’s FIFA World Cup Winners

FIFA has been organizing men’s football world cup championship since 1930 when inaugural edition was played in Uruguay. Tournament is being played in every four years since then except in 1942 and 1946 due to second world war. First FIFA world cup was won by Uruguay beating Argentina in the final.

FIFA World Cup Winners Trophy
FIFA World Cup Winners Trophy. Photo: FIFA.com

The recent edition of men’s world cup was won by France defeating Croatia in the final tournament played at Russia. Next soccer world cup is due to take place in Qatar between 21 November and 18 December in 2022.

Winners of FIFA World Cup

YEARWINNERRUNNER-UPFINAL SCOREHOST
1930UruguayArgentina4-2Uruguay
1934ItalyCzechoslovakia2-1Italy
1938ItalyHungary4-2France
1950UruguayBrazil2-1Brazil
1954West GermanyHungary3-2Switzerland
1958BrazilSweden5-2Sweden
1962BrazilCzechoslovakia3-1Chile
1966EnglandWest Germany4-2England
1970BrazilItaly4-1Mexico
1974West GermanyNetherlands2-1West Germany
1978ArgentinaNetherlands3-1Argentina
1982ItalyWest Germany3-1Spain
1986ArgentinaWest Germany3-2Mexico
1990West GermanyArgentina1-0Italy
1994BrazilItaly0-0 (3-2 Penalties)United States
1998FranceBrazil3-0France
2002BrazilGermany2-0South Korea, Japan
2006ItalyFrance1-1 (5-3 Penalties)Germany
2010SpainNetherlands1-0South Africa
2014GermanyArgentina1-0Brazil
2018FranceCroatia4-2Russia
2022TBCTBCTBCQatar

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