Along with a list of past winners, find out how the most popular sporting championship got started world cup soccer history here we come. The two countries have met each other four times in the history of the fifa world cup, with two wins for brazil (west germany 1974 and spain 1982), one for argentina and a draw (argentina 1978) the country. From the united states' inaugural title win in 1991 to its 2015 victory over japan, get a complete look at the history of the women's world cup. The official soccer site provides world cup history results contests on knowledge of the game are included this infomation helps in your world cup trivia contest. Motty's world cup memories bbc commentator john motson shares his memories of previous tournaments, as well as looking back on those before his time.
The past winners of the football world cup are listed with brazil holding the record for most wins at five. Events football football world cup history winners world cup previous winners winners list here are the full list of winners of the previous men's fifa world cups. Fifa world cup, a timeline made with timetoast's free interactive timeline making software. A brief history of the world cup the first attempt at any kind of world championship was in 1912, when a three-way series was arranged between the then current test playing nations, australia, england and south africa dogged by poor weather, the experiment was dropped and not repeated until 1975, when, following the success of domestic one. Italy's contest with brazil at the 1982 world cup is considered one of the greatest games in the tournament's history a paolo rossi hat-trick ensured italy won the second round match 3-2 and deprived brazil a place in the semifinals. On july 13, 1930, france defeats mexico 4-1 and the united states defeats belgium 3-0 in the first-ever world cup football matches, played simultaneously in host city montevideo, uruguay.
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The fifa world cup tournament, from humble beginnings to a global competition, has seen it all read on to know more on the history and origin of the fifa world cup. Horseracing began in the emirate of dubai in october 1981, when the dusty camel track hosted the first thoroughbred racemeeting three races were run - a sprint, a mile and a mile and a half, organised by the office of his highness sheikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai. The world cup is the greatest sporting event in the world the next edition of the tournament is now less than two-and-a-half years away the 2014 world cup will no doubt give us many great moments to build onto the games' glorious past.
These are the top scoring fifa world cup scorers of all-time: led by germany's miroslav klose. Cricket world cup: history in pictures the 2011 world cup will be the 10th time it has been staged, but the tournament has steadily evolved since it was first played in 1975, in england - with players in whites, using red balls and playing all 15 games in daylight. The new world cup of hockey has a significant past, marked by some of the most defining moments in international hockey.
El hadary is also aiming to unseat faryd mondragon - who played for colombia in brazil 2014 at age of 43 years and 3 days - as the oldest man to play at the world cup. 1975 world cup australia placed in group b made to the semi-finals with two wins in the three games played at group stages in the semi-final, left arm swing bowler gary gilmour single-handedly took australia past england, taking 6 for14, in one of the finest exhibition of fast bowling. It is a fixture weighted in world cup history two finals, red cards, mass brawls, humiliations, penalty shootouts and more argentina versus germany will climax the latest edition of football's showcase tournament in rio on sunday. 21 mexico holds the record for most defeats in world cup history 22 very first hat trick was scored by an american, bert patenaude, during the 1930 world cup.