World Cup Champions

World Cup
A table of the most successful teams at the World Cup
Team Titles Runners-up Third place Fourth place Top 4
finishes
 Brazil 5 (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002) 2 (1950*, 1998) 2 (1938, 1978) 2 (1974, 2014*) 11
 Germany^ 4 (1954, 1974*, 1990, 2014) 4 (1966, 1982, 1986, 2002) 4 (1934, 1970, 2006*, 2010) 1 (1958) 13
 Italy 4 (1934*, 1938, 1982, 2006) 2 (1970, 1994) 1 (1990*) 1 (1978) 8
 Argentina 2 (1978*, 1986) 3 (1930, 1990, 2014) &

&

5
 Uruguay 2 (1930*, 1950) &

&

3 (1954, 1970, 2010) 5
 France 1 (1998*) 1 (2006) 2 (1958, 1986) 1 (1982) 5
 England 1 (1966*) &

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1 (1990) 2
 Spain 1 (2010) &

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1 (1950) 2
 Netherlands &

3 (1974, 1978, 2010) 1 (2014) 1 (1998) 5
 Czechoslovakia# &

2 (1934, 1962) &

&

2
 Hungary &

2 (1938, 1954) &

&

2
 Sweden &

1 (1958*) 2 (1950, 1994) 1 (1938) 4
 Poland &

&

2 (1974, 1982) &

2
 Austria &

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1 (1954) 1 (1934) 2
 Portugal &

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1 (1966) 1 (2006) 2
 United States &

&

1 (1930) &

1
 Chile &

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1 (1962*) &

1
 Croatia &

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1 (1998) &

1
 Turkey &

&

1 (2002) &

1
 Yugoslavia# &

&

&

2 (1930, 1962) 2
 Soviet Union# &

&

&

1 (1966) 1
 Belgium &

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&

1 (1986) 1
 Bulgaria &

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1 (1994) 1
 South Korea &

&

&

1 (2002*) 1
* = hosts
^ = includes results representing West Germany between 1954 and 1990
# = states that have since split into two or more independent nations