Top 8 national teams won the World Cup tournament the most
World Cup tournament is an international football tournament organized by International Federation of Association Football (FIFA). The tournament is held every 4 years. It was first held in 1930. Through 21 world cup seasons (as of 2018), there have been 8 countries winning the world cup. The following article will provide information about the 8 world cup tournament champions
Brazil national football team (5 times)
The Brazilian national football team is the team of the Brazilian Football Federation and they represent Brazil at the international level. Brazil’s first international match was against Argentina in 1914. Brazil is the most successful team in the world today with five victories at the FIFA World Cup. The Brazilian national football team is the team of the Brazilian Football is the only team to attend all the world football finals.
Brazil national football team has many nicknames such as Seleção, Seleção Brasileira, CanarinhoVerde-Amarela, Esquadrão de Ouro. Brazil national football team is the only team to win the world cup 5 times.
Italian national football team (4 times)
Italian national football team is the football team of the Italian Football Federation. Italian national football team is also considered one of the strongest national teams in the world. They are the second most successful team in World Cup history behind only Brazil (5 times champion) with 4 championships (1934, 1938, 1982 and 2006), 2 times ranked second (1970, 1994), once in third place (1990) and one-fourth place (1978). In addition, the Italian team also won the Olympics in 1936 in Berlin. Italy’s best achievement is 3rd place in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.
The nickname of Italian national football team is Azzurri. Not the same as other national teams, Italian home matches are played at various stadiums across Italy. Their main training ground is located at the headquarters of FIGC in Coverciano, Florence. The last time Italy won the World Cup was in 2006, when they defeated the French team in the final.
Uruguay national football tea (twice)
Uruguayan national football team also has the nickname “La Celeste”, they are the team of the Uruguay Football Federation.
Uruguay’s first international football match was a match against Argentina in 1901. Uruguayan national football is one of South America’s top teams alongside Brazil and Argentina. Although not owning many famous soccer stars in the squad, Uruguay has won the World Cup twice (1930 and 1950).
Argentina national football team (twice)
Argentina national football team is the football team of the Argentine Football Federation. They also have the nickname Albicelestes. Argentina’s home ground is Estio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium in Buenos Aires. Argentina is home to many football geniuses such as Diego Maradona, Gabriel Batistuta, Mario Kempes and Lionel Messi, etc.
Argentina’s first international match was against Uruguay in 1901. Argentina has always been one of the top teams in the world, they won the world cup tournament twice in 1978 and 1986 and they won South America 14 times. Another, Argentina won the Olympics twice (in 2004 and 2008) with 6 gold medals.
For the first time Argentina achieved the highest rank of FIFA World Rankings in March 2007.
Argentina national football team became the champion of the 1978 world cup after defeating Dutch national football team in the final with a 3-1 final score. In 1986, Argentina national football team once again won the World Cup after defeating West Germany with a 3-2 final score.
French national football team (2 time)
French national football team is the football team representing France to attend international tournaments. French national football team is one of the strongest football teams in the world with twice world championships in 1998 and 2018. This team is managed by French Football Federation (FFF).
French national football team was one of four European teams to attend the first World Cup held in 1930. This is also one of eight teams that won the World Cup in 1998 and 2018.
France often chose Stade de France stadium outside Paris to build a home ground since 1998. In the 1998 World Cup, France won against Brazil with a 3-0 final score and became the champion. In the 2018 world cup, they defeated Croatian national football team in the final with a 4-2 final score.
England national football team (1 time)
England national football team is the oldest team in the world; it was founded at the same time with the Scottish national football team. The England football team joined the International Federation of Association Football in 1906 and played friendly matches with teams across Europe outside the United Kingdom in 1908.
Wembley Stadium was opened in 1923 and became the team’s home ground. Then, the relationship between FA and FIFA became tense and England national football tealeft FIFA in 1928 and rejoined in 1946. England national football team did not attend the World Cup until 1950. 1966 World Cup tournament was held in England. England became the champion after winning the German team in the final with a 4-2 final score.
Spanish national football team (I time)
Spain national football team is the team of the Spanish Royal Football Federation. Nowadays, the coach of this team is Luis Enrique. Spain national football team also has nicknames such as La Roja, La Furia Roja, La Furia Española or simply is La Furia. Spain became an official member of FIFA in 1904 meanwhile the Spanish Royal Football Federation was founded in 1909. Spain’s first international football match was a match against the Danish team in 1920
Spain national football team is one of the top teams in the world, they have won the World Cup 2010, Euro 2008 and 2012. They won the 2010 World Cup after defeating Dutch national football team with a 1-0 final score.
At the present age, there are many strong teams but have not won the World Cup yet such as Netherlands national football team, Croatia national football team, etc,and some teams in the top 8 above tend to lose their performance. It is possible that there will be more new owners for the world cup championship in future