Qatar was selected to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, making it the first time a World Cup will be held in the Arab World and the second time in Asia since the 2002 tournament in South Korea and Japan. Also, the decision made it the smallest country geographically to host the World Cup. 2018 Results. Nation.
The inaugural edition of FIFA World Cup was played in 1930. Uruguay got the opportunity to host first ever football world cup which was won by the hosting nation itself. South America, North America, Europe, Africa and Asia continents have been hosting fifa world cup over the years.
World Cup History. The FIFA World Cup is the most prestigious soccer competition in the world. Played every four years, the World Cup hosts the top 32 national teams in a month long tournament ...
Clock installed in the Wankdorf Stadium in Bern in the final match of the 1954 FIFA World Cup. The 1954 World Cup, held in Switzerland, was the first to be televised. The Soviet Union did not participate because of their dismal performance at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
The World Cup is the most prestigious association football tournament in the world, as well as the most widely viewed and followed single sporting event in the world. The cumulative viewership of all matches of the 2006 World Cup was estimated to be 26.29 billion with an estimated 715.1 million people watching the final match , a ninth of the ...
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List of finals of the FIFA World Cup Year Winners Score Runners-up Venue Location Attendance Refs 1930: Uruguay 4–2 Argentina: Estadio Centenario: Montevideo, Uruguay: 80,000 1934: Italy 2–1 Czechoslovakia: Stadio Nazionale PNF: Rome, Italy: 50,000 1938: Italy 4–2 Hungary: Stade Olympique de Colombes: Colombes , France: 45,000
The World Cup in football (soccer) is a quadrennial tournament of 32 national teams that is organized by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). It determines the sport’s men’s world champion. It is likely the most popular sporting event in the world, drawing billions of television viewers every tournament.
2014 FIFA World Cup venues. Twelve venues (seven new and five renovated) in twelve Brazilian cities were selected for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The cities also housed the 32 teams and fan-zones for spectators without tickets for the stations. Around 3 million tickets were put on sale of which most were sold out in a day.