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Records...

Better average :
5,38 goals in 1954 in Switzerland for 26 matches (record always in progress)
 
Hungary in 1954 (Switzerland)
is the team which marked the most goals in a world cup with 27 goals including 11 goals of S Kocsis which finishes better striker of the Football World Cup
 
The youngest winner
of the world cup is Pelé (Brazil) : 17 years and 8 months Sunday June 29, 1958 in Stockholm at the time of the Brazil-Sweden final (5-2)
 
They have winned all their matches :
Uruguay in 1930, Italy in 1938 and Brazil in 1970 and 2002
 
Smaller number of matches played :
Netherlands Indies with 1 match
 
4 goals in the same match :
E Willimowski (Poland): 1st round Brazil-Poland (6-5) Sunday, June 5, 1938, Ademir (Brazil): 2nd turn Brazil-Sweden (7-1) Sunday, July 9, 1950, S Kocsis (Hungary): 1st turn Hungary-Frg (8-3) Sunday, June 20, 1954, J Fontaine (France): Little final France-Frg (6-3) Saturday, June 29, 1958, Eusebio (Portugal): Quarterfinal North Korea -Portugal (3-5) Saturday, July 23, 1966 and E Butragueno (Spain): Round of 16 Denmark-Spain (1-5) Wednesday, June 18, 1986
 
Two players gained a world cup by marking in all the matches :
A Ghiggia (Uruguay) at the time of the world cup of 1950 (Brazil) marked in each of the 4 matches and Jaïrzinho (Brazil) at the time of the world cup of 1970 (Mexico) marked in each of the 6 matches
 
Titleholders eliminated in the 1st turn of the following competition :
Italy (1950), Brazil (1966), France (2002), Italy (2006), Spain (2014) and Germany (2018)
 
The quarterfinal Austria-Switzerland
(7-5) of Saturday June 26, 1954 in Lausanne (Switzerland) constitutes the to date highest score: 12 goals. Three matches finished with 11 goals : 1st turn Brazil-Poland (6-5) of Sunday June 05,1938 in Strasbourg in France (including 4 goals of E Willimowski - Poland),1st turn Hungary-Frg (8-3) of Sunday June 20,1954 in Basle in Switzerland (including 4 goals S Kocsis - Hungary) and the 1st turn Hungary-El Salvador (10-1) of Tuesday June 15,1982 in Elche in Spain
 
The greatest number of goals marked in a final
is 7 Sunday June 29, 1958 in Stockholm, between Brazil and Sweden (5-2): Vava (9' and 32'), Pelé (55' and 90'), Zagalo (68') for Brazil and N Liedholm (4'), A Simonsson (80') for Sweden
 
Better striker of the world cup 1958 in Sweden :
Just Fontaine (France) with 13 goals (in only one world cup, record always in progress); for this feat of arms, it was seen decreeing a rifle
 
Pelé (Brazil), U Seeler (Frg), M Klose (Germany) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
took part in 4 world cups of continuation and marked in each one of it : 6 (1958), 1 (1962), 1 (1966), 4 (1970) for Pelé, 2 (1958), 2 (1962), 2 (1966), 3 (1970) for U Seeler, 5 (2002), 5 (2006), 4 (2010), 2 (2014) for M Klose and 1 (2006), 1 (2010), 1 (2014), 4 (2018) for Cristiano Ronaldo
 
G Hurst (England)
is the only player to date to have marked 3 goals (including 2 during the extra time) at the time of a final: England-Frg (4-2) saturday July 30, 1966
 
Saturday July 23, 1966
in Liverpool in England into quarterfinal against the North Korea which led 3 to 0 after 25 minutes of play, Eusebio registered 4 goals for Portugal and José Augusto one and the North Korea lost 5 to 3 a little more than one half an hour later
 
The record number of semifinals
belongs to Germany : 12 (Germany (1934-2002-2006-2010-2014) et Frg (1954-1958-1966-1970-1982-1986-1990)), considering Frg and Germany as the same country
 
2 triplets in the World Cup :
G Batistuta (Argentina): 1st turn Argentina-Greece (4-0) Tuesday, June 21, 1994, 1st turn Argentina-Jamaica (5-0) Sunday, June 21, 1998 and G Müller (Frg) 1st turn Bulgaria-Frg (2-5) Sunday, June 7, 1970, 1st turn Frg-Peru (3-1) Wednesday, June 10, 1970
 
Tuesday June 15, 1982
in Elche in Spain, Hungary passed 10 goals against El Salvador (which marked only one); this record is always to beat
 
Tuesday June 28, 1994
at the time of the match of 1st turn Russia-Cameroun (6-1), Roger Milla (Cameroun) with 42 years and 4 months, was the oldest striker (1 goal to the 46') to have taken part in a world cup
 
France in 1998 and Italy in 2006
have best defenses within all the winners of world cup of football with only 2 goals (including 1 penalty)
 
Ronaldo (Brazil)
with 15 goals (4 in 1998, 8 in 2002 and 3 in 2006) is the 2nd best striker in Football World Cup
 
Brazil, Frg and Germany :
Brazil (1950-1958-1962-1970-1994-1998-2002) and Frg (1954-1966-1974-1982-1986-1990) then Germany (2002-2014) played respectively 7 and 8 finals and were opposed in a world cup for the first time Sunday June 30, 2002 to Yokohama to Japan (victory of Brazil 2-0)
 
M Klose (Germany)
with 16 goals (5 in 2002, 5 in 2006, 4 in 2010 and 2 in 2014) is the best striker in Football World Cup
 
Only Brazil
took part in all the world cups
 
The goalkeeper A Carbajal (Mexico)
in 1950, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1966, L Matthäus (Frg and Germany) in 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994 and 1998 and R Marquez (Mexico) in 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 et 2018 are the 3 only players to have taken part in 5 world cups
 
L Matthäus (Frg and Germany) :
2 (1982), 7 (1986), 7 (1990), 5 (1994) and 4 (1998) is the player to have taken part in greatest number of meetings out of world cup : 25 front M Klose (Germany) 24 : 7 (2002), 7 (2006), 5 (2010) and 5 (2014), P Maldini (Italy) 23 : 7 (1990), 7 (1994), 5 (1998) and 4 (2002), U Seeler (Frg) 21 : 5 (1958), 4 (1962), 6 (1966) and 6 (1970), W Zmuda (Poland) 21 : 7 (1974), 6 (1978), 7 (1982) and 1 (1986) and D A Maradona (Argentina) 21 : 5 (1982), 7 (1986), 7 (1990) and 2 (1994)
 
Brazil and Sweden
are the 2 teams which played one against the other the most: 7 times (1938, 1950, 1958, 1978, 1990, 1994 (2 times))
 
Number of participations in the world cup :
Brazil: 21, Italy: 18, Argentina: 17
 
Number disputed matches :
Brazil: 109, Italy: 83, Argentina: 81
 
Number gained matches :
Brazil: 73, Italy: 45, Argentine: 43
 
Number of matches lost :
Mexico: 27, Argentina: 23, Uruguay : 20
 
Number of matches null :
England and Italy: 21, Brazil: 18 and Argentina and Spain: 15
 
Number of marked goals :
Brazil: 229, Argentina: 137 and Frg: 131
 
Number of boxed goals :
Brazil: 105, Mexico: 98 and Argentina: 93
 
Best difference of goals :
Brazil: 124, Frg: 54 and Italy: 51
 
Worse difference of goals :
Mexico: -38, South Korea: -36 and Bulgaria: -31
 
The greatest number of matches played with extra time :
England and Italy: 10, Argentina: 9 and Brazil, France and Spain: 7
 
Brazil and Frg :
Frg (1982-1986-1990) and Brazil (1994-1998-2002) are the only countries to have taken part in 3 consecutive finales
 
6 teams did not mark of goal :
at the time of their participation (single) in a world cup: Netherlands Indies (1938), Zaire (1974), Canada (1986), Greece (1994), China (2002) et Trinidad and Tobago (2006)
 
In final,
4 strikers have marked in 2 different finals : Vava-Brazil (2 in 1958, 1 in 1962), Pelé - Brazil (2 in 1958, 1 in 1970), P Breitner - Frg (1 in 1974, 1 in 1982), Z Zidane - France (2 in 1998, 1 in 2006)
 
They have winned several World Cups :
For Brazil : Pelé (1958-1962-1970), Didi, Djalma Santos, Garrincha, Gilmar, Nilton Santos, Vava, Zagalo, Zito (1958-1962), Cafu (1994-2002), for Italy : G Ferrari, G Meazza, E Monzeglio (1934-1938)
 
The Netherlands and Frg
are two countries that have lost the most World Cup finals: 3
 
G Bergomi (Italy)
took part in 4 world cups (1982-1986-1990-1998)
 
G Buffon (Italy)
took part in 4 world cups (2002-2006-2010-2014)
 
Cafu (Brazil)
took part in 4 world cups (1994-1998-2002-2006)
 
D Caniza (Paraguay)
took part in 4 world cups (1998-2002-2006-2010)
 
F Cannavaro (Italy)
took part in 4 world cups (1998-2002-2006-2010)
 
Djalma Santos (Brazil)
took part in 4 world cups (1954-1958-1962-1966)
 
S Etoo (Cameroon)
took part in 4 world cups (1998-2002-2010-2014)
 
T Henry (France)
took part in 4 world cups (1998-2002-2006-2010)
 
MB Hong (South Korea)
took part in 4 world cups (1990-1994-1998-2002)
 
P Maldini (Italy)
took part in 4 world cups (1990-1994-1998-2002)
 
G Rivera (Italy)
took part in 4 world cups (1962-1966-1970-1974)
 
P Rocha (Uruguay)
took part in 4 world cups (1962-1966-1970-1974)
 
K Schnellinger (Frg)
took part in 4 world cups (1958-1962-1966-1970)
 
E Scifo (Belgium)
took part in 4 world cups (1986-1990-1994-1998)
 
R Song (Cameroon)
took part in 4 world cups (1994-1998-2002-2010)
 
Franky Van Der Elst (Belgium)
took part in 4 world cups (1986-1990-1994-1998)
 
Xavi (Spain)
took part in 4 world cups (2002-2006-2010-2014)
 
W Zmuda (Poland)
took part in 4 world cups (1974-1978-1982-1986)
 
A Zubizarreta (Spain)
took part in 4 world cups (1986-1990-1994-1998)
 
J Mascherano (Argentina)
took part in 4 world cups (2006-2010-2014-2018)
 
S Ramos (Spain)
took part in 4 world cups (2006-2010-2014-2018)
 
Iniesta (Spain)
took part in 4 world cups (2006-2010-2014-2018)
 
A Guardado (Mexico)
took part in 4 world cups (2006-2010-2014-2018)
 
V Behrami (Switzerland)
took part in 4 world cups (2006-2010-2014-2018)
 
The highest number of goals AG
took place at the World Cup in Russia (2018): 11
 

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