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2018 FIFA world cup official Logo : Photo FIFA

The FIFA World Cup is an international association football competition established in 1930. It is contested by the men’s national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport’s global governing body. The tournament has taken place every four years, except in 1942 and 1946, when the competition was cancelled due to World War II. The most recent World Cup, hosted by Brazil in 2014, was won by Germany, who beat Argentina 1–0 after extra time

Map of winning countries

National team Wins Runners-up Total finals Years won Years runners-up
 Brazil 5 2 7 19581962197019942002 19501998
 Germany 4 4 8 1954197419902014 1966198219862002
 Italy 4 2 6 1934193819822006 19701994
 Argentina 2 3 5 19781986 193019902014
 Uruguay 2 0 2 19301950
 France 1 1 2 1998 2006
 England 1 0 1 1966
 Spain 1 0 1 2010
 Netherlands 0 3 3 197419782010
 Czechoslovakia 0 2 2 19341962
 Hungary 0 2 2 19381954
 Sweden 0 1 1 1958