The interesting facts about the World Cup you may not know

The football team won the most World Cup

The World Cup is also known as the FIFA Cup. This is the world championship ball with great intense appeal. WorldCup is organized by the World Football Federation with four years one time for all national football teams of Fifa members. Any country team wants to be enrolled and win the fierce, flooring aren. If you are learning about the World Cup, refer to this article for interesting facts about the biggest soccer tournament on the planet. According to, the most recognized team at the World Football Championship is Brazil with 5 quiets and two silver medals. Brazil is the only unique country to participate in all the World Cup and also the first country 5 times the championship (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002). However, the nearest Brazilian World Cup championship was 16 years ago. In 2014, despite tournaments held at home, Neymar and his teammates had to stop in the semi-final after the gentlemen 1-7 before the German team. World Cup history also saw the European team on the champion 11 times, while South America was 9 times. 

Player scoring the most goals

Miroslav Klose is currently the player to score the most goals in World Cup history. In 4 times to attend the tournament, the German striker had 16 goals.  In 2016, Miroslav Klose parted ways and he only came to Russia this year as the assistant coach of the team. Brazil’s Ronaldo is second with 15 goals, of which 8 were scored in the 2002 World Cup, the Brazilian league was crowned champion. Just Fontaine of France holds the record for the most goals in a competition with 13 goals in 6 matches in the 1958 tournament.

The top scorer still in the game

Thomas Muller has 10 goals and if he wants to surpass his former teammate Miroslav Klose, the striker of Bayern Munich must score 6 or more goals. Colombian striker James Rodriguez has won the 2014 World Cup scorer title race. So Muller will have to work a lot more. Rafael Marquez, the only defender on the list, will attend his 5th World Cup for Mexico with the same scoring record as Cristiano Ronaldo. Both of them had 3 phases.

The number of shots outside the box gradually decreased

According to statistics from Opta, the 2014 World Cup final has a record low in the number of shots compared to 1966. It seems that the pragmatism of the game is making the decisive matches even less goals.

However, the number of goals scored in the 2014 World Cup is quite high, with 2.7 goals per game, the highest since Spain 1982. Long shots are also decreasing. In the 1966 World Cup final, the number of shots from outside the box was twice as many as in the box. But in the 2014 World Cup final, the number of shots in the box was more

Premier League dominates the number of players participating in the World Cup

Since winning the championship in 1966, England has only made it to the quarter-finals once. However, that did not prevent English players from being summoned to the team, attending the World Cup. Although Leroy Sane, Marcos Alonso and David Luiz are eliminated, the Premier League still offers more players than any other tournament. Uruguay, Panama, Saudi Arabia and Russia are countries with no players playing in the Premier League. He is the only team to call all 23 players in the same league. Meanwhile, Sweden and Senegal do not call any players in the domestic league.

Advantages of the home team

Brazil has two dropped championships when the tournament was held at home in 1950 into the Uruguay and 2014 hand. However, basically, the home street always brings great advantages. Russian football fans are expected, it will be the motivation for them to get good ranks, especially the fall in the leisure table with the uptake of Uruguay, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. South Africa is the only landlord of the house with the table of 2010.

The good and the poor penalty team

Germany is a team to hold a penalty for a free kick. They all win for 4 times to set the match on the Destination Root. Meanwhile, England is very weak when making the 11-shot series. Specifically, the trianger entered the 3-year-old. Italy also has 3 paint defeats when performing the fate of the destiny. However, defeating the French team in 2006 helped the thick coloring team from the ball failure.

Pele football king – World Cup top scorer

As you know, Pele is known as the king of football. During his career on the pitch, he scored more than 1000 goals. With 77 goals in 92 matches, he is the greatest striker of the Brazilian club. Not only that, Pele also holds the position as the youngest World Cup Champion and the youngest World Cup Goalkeeper in the history of world football. In particular, the football king Pele has 3 times won the championship in four World Cups. Indeed this is an unprecedented record. Of the 14 World Cup matches he played in, he scored 12 goals and received the Golden Ball title of the 1970 FIFA World Cup. Pele is a jewel that Brazil owns. This player played in four World Cups (1958-1970) scored 12 goals in 14 matches. His goals helped Brazil win the World Cup three times, in 1958, 1962, and 1970.

The fun about the championship cup

Each team after lifting the World Cup will have to return it when entering the changing room. At this point, the championship team will receive a similar cup, but only gold-plated, not monolithic gold. The real gold cup is returned to the FiFA’s treasure table in Switzerland. The same thing will happen next season. Starting from the 1974 World Cup, FIFA decided to engrave the names of the championship teams on the World Cup gold cup. Instead of making a circle on the bottom at first, it is now vertically. There have been many plans for the third edition of the World Cup golden trophy. According to the plan, it will be born in 2030. The purpose of that time is to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the tournament. Besides, because the bottom of the cup does not have too much space to fill all the names of the championship teams.

Hopefully this article has helped you learn about the interesting facts of the biggest soccer tournament on the planet. Updated soccer fixtures scheduled for World Cup 2022 qualifiers at As well as follow the football live report of regional qualifying matches. 

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