FIFA World Cup 2022: Check all winners, runner-ups of the football tournaments since 1930
The 2022 edition of the FIFA World Cup is set to start on November 20 and will end with the final scheduled on December 18.
New Delhi: The 2022 edition of the FIFA World Cup is set to start on November 20 and will end with the final scheduled on December 18. Notably, this is going to be the first quadrennial tournament that will be held in the Middle East — Qatar. The winner of the tournament will be decided on December 18 — Qatar National Day. Ahead of the world’s biggest football tournament of 2022, let’s find the winners of the previous games since the beginning of the tournament in the year 1930.
Here is a list of all previous World Cup winners:
1930 – Winner/Uruguay
Uruguay not only hosted the World Cup in the year 1930 but also won the tournament while Argentina was the runner-up.
1934 – Winner/Italy
Italy hosted the World Cup in 1934 and also won the trophy against Czechia.
1938 – Winner/Italy
Italy remain the champion in 1938 by defending the trophy against Hungary in France.
1950 – Winner/Uruguay
In 1950, Uruguay beat Brazil to win the tournament. Brazil hosted the game.
1954 – Winner/Germany
Germany won the championship in 1954 against Hungary in Switzerland.
1958 – Winner/Brazil
In 1958, Brazil won the tournament and Sweden was the runner-up in the match. Sweden was also the host country.
1962 – Winner/Brazil
In 1962, Brazil won the tournament and Sweden was the runner-up in the match. The host country was Chile.
1966 – Winner/England
England hosted the tournament in the year 1966 and also won it. Germany was the runner-up in that year.
1970 – Winner/Brazil
Mexico hosted the tournament in the year 1970. In that year, Brazil won the tournament while Italy was the runner-up.
1974 – Winner/Germany
Germany won the World Cup against the Netherlands in West Germany.
1978 – Winner/Argentina
Argentina won the football World Cup in 1978 while the Netherlands was the runner-up. Argentina also hosted a tournament.
1982 – Winner/Italy
In 1982, Italy defeated Germany to win the tournament in the host country Spain.
1986 – Winner/Argentina
Argentina became the champion for the year 1986 against Germany. Mexico hosted the tournament that year.
1990 – Winner/Germany
Germany won the World Cup in the year 1990 against Argentina. The game was hosted by Italy.
1994 – Winner/Brazil
In the United States, Brazil won the World Cup while Italy was runner-up.
1998 – Winner/France
In the championship for the year 1998, France defeated Brazil in France.
2002 – Winner/Brazil
Brazil defeated Germany to retain the FIFA trophy for the year 2002. In that year, South Korea and Japan.
2006 – Winner/Italy
Italy won the tournament for the year 2006 against France in Germany.
2010 – Winner/Spain
South Africa hosted the World Cup in 2010. Spain won the trophy against the Netherlands.
2014 – Winner/Germany
Germany conquered Argentina in the year 2014 in Brazil.
2018 – Winner/France
In the previous year of the FIFA World Cup France defeated Croatia. This year the tournament was held in Russia.