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All FIFA World Cup Records List, and Stats From 1930 to 2022

FIFA World Cup Records List
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FIFA World Cup Records List

World Cup Record Record Who Make Record
Highest World Cup win 10:01 Hungary vs. El Salvador, 1982
Most sending-offs in one game 4 Portugal vs. Netherlands, 2006 (4-second yellow cards, 2 per Team)
First sending-off in World Cup history 1930 Placido Galindo (Peru vs. Romania)
Most World Cup knockout games 47 Germany (32 won)
Most yellow cards in one game 16 Germany vs. Cameroon, 2002 (14 Yellow cards & 2-second Yellow cards)

FIFA World Cup Records of Players

World Cup Record Record Who Make Record
Most World Cup Titles 3 Brazilian Pelé (1958, 1962, 1970)
Most World Cup Participation 5 Lothar Matthäus (1982-1998) & Antonio Carbajal (Mexico’s goalkeeper, 1950-1966)
Most World Cup victories 17 Cafu, Brazil (1990-2006)
Most goals in a Game 5 Oleg Salenko (Russia vs. Cameroon, 1994)
Most World Cup Goals in Total 16 Miroslav Klose (Germany, 2002-today)
Most goals in a World Cup 13 Just Fontaine in 6 games (France, 1958)
Most World Cup games are contested 25 Lothar Matthäus (1982-1998)
Youngest World Cup scorer 17 years Pelé (Brazil, 1958)
The oldest Player in the game 42 years, 39 days Roger Milla (Cameroon vs. Russia, 1994)
First World Cup Goal 1930 Lucien Laurent, France (in the game against Mexico after 19 minutes)
Youngest world champion 17 years Pelé (Brazil, 1958)
The oldest world champion 40 years Dino Zoff (Italy, 1982)
The Youngest Player in the game 17 years, 41 days Norman Whiteside (Northern Ireland vs. Yugoslavia, 1982)
First hat-trick 1934 Edmund Conen, Germany (in the game against Belgium, final result 5:2)

FIFA World Cup Records of Players

FIFA World Cup Records of Teams

World Cup Record Record Who Make Record
Most Finals (By Team) 8 Germany (4 won)
Most World Cup appearances (By Team) 20 Brazil
Most World Cup titles (By Team) 5 Brazil (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)
Most World Cup Games (By Team) 106 Germany
Most World Cup runners-up (By Team) 4 Germany (1966, 1982, 1986, 2002)
Most World Cup goals (By Team) 224 Germany
Most World Cup Wins (By Team) 70 Brazil
Most goals in a World Cup (By Team) 27 Hungary, 1954 (in 5 games)
Most World Cup goals (Team) 121 Germany
Most clean sheet games (Team) 39 Brazil
Most penalties awarded (Team) 16 Spain (2 missed)
Longest unbeaten run (Team) 13 games Brazil (1958-1966)
Longest losing streak (Team) Nine games Mexico (1930-1958)
Longest run without a victory (Team) 16 games Bulgaria (1962-1994)
Longest run without a goal (Team) Five games Bolivia (1930-1994)
Most penalty shootouts (Team) 5 Argentina (1990, 1990, 1998, 2006, 2014)
Most World Cup defeats (Team) 25 Mexico (in 53 games)
Longest World Cup winning streak (Team) 11 games Brazil (2002-2006)

FIFA World Cup Records of Teams

FIFA World Cup Records of Coaches

World Cup Record Record Who Make Record
Most World Cup victories (trainer) 16 Helmut Schön (1966-1978)
World Cup titles (as Player and coach) 3 Mário Zagallo (Brazil, 1958/1962 + 1970)
Oldest coach at a World Cup 71 years Otto Rehhagel (Greece, 2010)
Most World Cup victories (trainer) 16 Helmut Schön (1966-1978)
Most World Cup participants (By Trainers) 6 Carlos Alberto Parreira (2 x with Brazil, 1 x Kuwait, 1 x UAE, 1 x Saudi Arabia, 1 x South Africa)
Youngest coach at a World Cup 27 years Juan José Tramutola (Argentina, 1930)
Most World Cup titles (trainer) 2 Vittorio Pozzo (Italy, 1934 and 1938)
Most World Cup games (coach) 25 Helmut Schön (1966-1978)

FIFA World Cup Records of Coaches

FIFA World Cup Records of Hosts

World Cup Record Record Who Make Record
Hosts who became world champions 6 Uruguay 1930, Italy 1934, England 1966, Germany 1974, Argentina 1978, France 1998
Hosts who were runners-up 2 Brazil in 1950, Sweden in 1958
Hosts that went out in the first round 1 South Africa 201o
Most frequent Host 2 Brazil 1950, 2014, France 1938, 1998, Germany 1974, 2006, Italy 1934, 1990, Mexico 1970, 1986
Largest average crowd per game 68,991 1994 World Cup in USA
World Cup game with the fewest spectators 300 Romania vs. Peru, 1930
World Cup game with the most spectators 173,850 Brazil vs. Uruguay, 1950 (at the Maracana Stadium)

FIFA World Cup Records of Goalkeepers

World Cup Record Record Who Make Record
First Golden Goal 1998 Laurent Blanc (second round, France vs. Paraguay)
Most World Cup goals against (By Goalkeeper) 25 Antonio Carbajal, Mexico (in 11 games 1950-1966)
Most World Cup games without conceding a goal (By Goalkeeper) 10 Peter Shilton, England (1982-1990) & Fabien Barthez, France (1998-2010)
Most World Cup Goals in the Final 7 1958 Brazil Against Sweden 5:2
Most World Cup minutes without conceding a goal (By Goalkeeper) 517 Walter Zenga (Italy, 1990)
World Cup match with the most goals 12 7:5 (Austria vs. Switzerland, 1954)
Fastest World Cup goal after kickoff 11 seconds Hakan Sukur (Turkey vs. South Korea, 2002)
Most World Cup goals in the shortest time 4 Germany (4 goals in 6 minutes against Brazil 2014. Final score 7:1)

FIFA World Cup Records of Plenties

World Cup Record Record Who Make Record
Most Won Penalty Shootouts 4 Germany (4 of 4)
Most Lost Penalty Shootouts 3 England (1990, 1998, 2006), Italy (1990, 1994, 1998) & Spain (2018, 2002, 1986)
Fastest Penalty in a Game 1st min Final Germany vs. Netherlands, 1974 (Johann Neeskens took NL into the lead)
First Penalty (scored) 19-Jul-30 Manuel Rosas (Mexico vs. Argentina)

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