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FIFA World Cup All-Star Teams From 1938 to 2014

FIFA World Cup All-Star Teams
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The Fifa world cup has been held every 4 years since 1930. from 1930 to 1938 world cup had not played because of world war II. FIFA has not selected an All-Star Team for many competitions.
In the 1938 world cup that was held in France, the first all-star team was selected. After the world cup of 1938, FIFA selected the All-star team again in 1958 and 1990. A large delegation of Italian players was chosen for the 1938 FIFA All-Star Team. Because Italy won its 2nd World Cup final.
In the 1958 world cup, the brazil team was selected for the All-star team, including players Pele, Didi, etc.  1990 world cup All-start team also was a talented team with great legends like Paolo Maldini & Diego Maradona.

All-Star Team Sponsored By MasterCard

Fifa had only 3 times nominated the All-star team in 14 world cup editions. After this FIFA decide to make the all-star team official by sponsoring MasterCard in the 1994 world cup.
The decision to include reserves in the All-Star Team was made by FIFA and MasterCard during the 1998 World Cup. The three semifinalists, Brazil, France, and the Netherlands, each had three players chosen for the 1998 all-star team.

All-Star & Dream Team Sponsored By Visa

FIFA ruled that selection to the World Cup All-Star Team will no longer stand as an official title after the 2006 World Cup. Additionally, two All-Star teams with eleven players each were formed. One was chosen by fans and the other was based on statistical performance and sponsored by Visa.

How to Choose the All-Star Players

The 23 players that make up the FIFA World Cup All-Star Team, which is presently sponsored by MasterCard, were decided by FIFA’s technical study committee.

In 1998, the number of players selected for the All-Star Team went from 11 to 16, and then it grew once more to the current 23. South American and European sports journalists make up the technical study committee that picks the All-Star squad players.

Which Team Has the Highest Number of Players on the All-Star Team?

With a record 42 finalists, Brazil has the most players on the All-Star teams, with 34 different players named to the team.

FIFA World Cup All-Star Teams

World Cup  Forward Goal Keeper Defenders Midfielders
1930 Uruguay  Bert Patenaude, Pedro Cea, Héctor Castro, Héctor Scarone, Guillermo Stábile Enrique Ballesteros José Nasazzi, Milutin Ivkovie Luis Monti, Alvaro Gestido, José Andrade
1934 Italy Giuseppe Meazza, Raimundo Orsi, Enrique Guaita, Matthias Sindelar, Old?ich Nejedlý Ricardo Zamora Jacinto Quincoces, Eraldo Monzeglio Luis Monti, Attilio Ferraris, Leonardo Cilaurren
1938 France Leônidas, Gyula Zsengellér, György Sárosi, Gino Colaussi, Silvio Piola František Pláni?ka Pietro Rava, Alfredo Foni, Domingos da Guia Michele Andreolo, Ugo Locatelli
1950 Brazil  Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Jair, Ademir, Zizinho, Alcides Ghiggia Roque Máspoli Erik Nilsson, José Parra, Víctor Rodríguez Andrade Obdulio Varela, Bauer
1954 Switzerland  Helmut Rahn, Nándor Hidegkuti, Ferenc Puskás, Sándor Kocsis, Zoltan Czibor Gyula Grosics Ernst Ocwirk, Djalma Santos, José Santamaría Fritz Walter, József Bozs
1958 Sweden Pelé, Garrincha, Just Fontaine, Raymond Kopa, Gunnar Gren Harry Gregg Djalma Santos, Bellini, Nílton Santos Danny Blanchflower, Didi
1962 Chile Vavá, Garrincha, Leonel Sánchez Viliam Schrojf Djalma Santos, Cesare Maldini, Valeriy Voronin, Karl-Heinz Schnellinger Zagallo, Zito, Josef Masopust
1966 England Florian Albert, Uwe Seeler, Eusébio Gordon Banks George Cohen, Bobby Moore, Vicente, Silvio Marzolini Franz Beckenbauer, Mário Coluna, Bobby Charlton
1970 Mexico Pelé, Gerd Müller, Jairzinho Ladislao Mazurkiewicz Carlos Alberto, Atilio Ancheta, Franz Beckenbauer, Giacinto Facchetti Gérson, Roberto Rivellino, Bobby Charlton
1974 West Germany Rob Rensenbrink, Johan Cruyff, Grzegorz Lato Sepp Maier Berti Vogts, Ruud Krol, Franz Beckenbauer, Paul Breitner, Elías Figueroa Wolfgang Overath, Kazimierz Deyna, Johan Neeskens
1978 Argentina Roberto Bettega, Paolo Rossi, Mario Kempes Ubaldo Fillol Berti Vogts, Ruud Krol, Daniel Passarella, Alberto Tarantini Dirceu, Teofilo Cubillas, Rob Rensenbrink
1982 Spain Paolo Rossi, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge Dino Zoff Luizinho, Júnior, Claudio Gentile, Fulvio Collovati Zbigniew Boniek, Falcão, Michel Platini, Zico
1986 Mexico Preben Elkjær Larsen, Emilio Butragueño, Gary Lineker Michel Preud’homme Josimar, Manuel Amoros, Júlio César Jan Ceulemans, Jean Tigana, Michel Platini, Diego Maradona
1990 Italy Salvatore Schillaci, Roger Milla, Jürgen Klinsmann Sergio Goycochea, Luis Gabelo Conejo Andreas Brehme, Paolo Maldini, Franco Baresi Diego Maradona, Lothar Matthäus, Dragan Stojkovic, Paul Gascoigne
1994 USA Romário, Hristo Stoichkov, Roberto Baggi Michel Preud’homme Jorginho, Márcio Santos, Paolo Maldini Dunga, Krasimir Balakov, Gheorghe Hagi, Tomas Brolin
2014 Brazil Arjen Robben, Thomas Muller  Manuel Neuer (Germany) Marcos Rojo, Mats Hummels, Stefan de Vrij Oscar, Toni Kroos, Philipp Lahm , James Rodriguez
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