FIFA World cup Questions and Trivia

fifa world cup questions and trivia

What is the FIFA Cup?
The FIFA Football World Cup is the world’s second biggest sports competition, after the Olympics. In a total, 22 tournaments have been held till date. The next FIFA Cup tournament will be played in the USA, Canada and Mexico in 2026.

Question: When did the FIFA World Cup start?

Answer: in 1930

Question: Which country won the World Cup in 1930?

Answer: Uruguay

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Question: Who designed the FIFA Cup tournament format?

Answer: Silvio Gazzaniga

Question: Most Successful FIFA Cup Team?

Answer: Brazil won Cup 5 times

Question: Which country won the 1930 FIFA Cup?

Answer: Uruguay won 1930 (First) FIFA World cup.

Question: Has the FIFA World Cup been in the USA?

Answer: Yes, USA hosted FIFA cup in 1994

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Question: Which team has played the maximum FIFA final?

Answer: Germany has been in the Final 8 times out of which 4 times it won and 4 times lost the final match.

Question: What is the difference between soccer and football?

Answer: In USA and Canada, many people call a football game a soccer game.

Question: What is the link to the FIFA website?

Answer: www.fifa.com

Question: How many teams are in FIFA this time?

Answer: 211 teams are eligible to participate in FIFA cup.

Question: Which teams played the FIFA 2014 Final?

Answer: FIFA 2014 match was between Germany and Argentina. Germany won this match by 1 – 0.

Question: Which countries have hosted the FIFA World Cup?
Year wise list of FIFA host countries:

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Year Host
1930 Uruguay
1934 Italy
1938 France
The FIFA Cup was canceled in 1942 and 1946 due to the Second World War.
1950 Brazil
1954 Switzerland
1958 Sweden
1962 Chile
1966 England
1970 Mexico
1974 West Germany
1978 Argentina
1982 Spain
1986 Mexico
1990 Italy
1994 United States
1998 France
2002 Japan
2006 Germany
2010 South Africa
2014 Brazil
2018 Russia
2022 Qatar

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Q. How many FIFA Cups have Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Spain, Italy, England, Uruguay and France won?
A.

Team Won FIFA Cup
Brazil 5 times (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)
Germany 4 times (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014)
Italy 4 times (1934, 1938, 1982, 2006)
Argentina 3 times (1978, 1986, 2022)
Uruguay 2 times (1930, 1950)
France 2 times (1998, 2018)
England 1 time (1966)
Spain 1 time (2010)

What Does FIFA Stand For?

FIFA stands for the International Federation for Association Football. FIFA is a non-profit organization that administers world football. The association is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and is run by a council, formerly known as the FIFA Executive Committee. The council is comprised of 37 members, including the president, 8 vice presidents, 28 members from the confederations, and at least one woman. The council makes important decisions, such as who will host the World Cup every four years.
In other words, FIFA is the international governing body for world football. Its members are known as teams in different countries, and they have different nicknames. However, all of them have the same goal – winning the World Cup.

How Many Countries Qualify For the FIFA World Cup?

There are more than 200 teams who are members of FIFA, but not all of them are quality for the World Cup. The final competition for the FIFA World Cup features 32 teams. These are divided into 4 pots: pot one includes the host nation and the seven top-ranked teams. Pot two has the remaining teams. Since 1930, only eight countries have won the World Cup. However, some countries have the potential to be World Cup champions. Aside from Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay, South America has produced nine World Cup winners.

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