A look back at FIFA World Cups - 1930 to 2010

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A look back at FIFA World Cups - 1930 to 2010
On June 12, 2014, the 20th edition of FIFA World Cup starts in Brazil. The inaugural tournament in 1930 was won by hosts Uruguay and this time, Brazil will aim to win their 6th title, first time as hosts. Brazil last hosted the World Cup in 1950.

Tournament Guide; FIFA World Cup 2014 Schedule

Here is a look back at previous editions of the World Cup

Total editions of World Cups - 19

8 different countries have won

Most titles - 5 - Brazil (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)

Other winners - 4 - Italy (1934 as hosts, 1938, 1982, 2006); 3 - Germany (1954, 1974 as hosts, 1990 - all 3 as West Germany); 2 each - Argentina (1978 as hosts, 1986), Uruguay (1930 as hosts, 1950); 1 each - England (1966 as hosts), France (1998 as hosts) and Spain (2010)

1930 - Hosts - Uruguay

Champions - Uruguay

Runners-up - Argentina

1934 - Hosts - Italy

Champions - Italy

Runners-up - Czechoslovakia

1938 - Hosts - France

Champions - Italy

Runners-up - Hungary

1942 to 1946 - No World Cups due to Second World War

1950 - Hosts - Brazil

Champions - Uruguay

Runners-up - Brazil

1954 - Hosts - Switzerland

Champions - West Germany

Runners-up - Hungary

1958 - Hosts - Sweden

Champions - Brazil

Runners-up - Sweden

1962 - Hosts - Chile

Champions - Brazil

Runners-up - Czechoslovakia

1966 - England

Champions - England

Runners-up - West Germany

1970 - Hosts - Mexico

Champions - Brazil

Runners-up - Italy

1974 - Hosts - West Germany

Champions - West Germany

Runners-up - Netherlands

1978 - Hosts - Argentina

Champions - Argentina

Runners-up - Netherlands

1982 - Hosts - Spain

Champions - Italy

Runners-up - West Germany

1986 - Hosts - Mexico

Champions - Argentina

Runners-up - West Germany

1990 - Hosts - Italy

Champions - West Germany

Runners-up - Argentina

1994 - Hosts - USA

Champions - Brazil

Runners-up - Italy

1998 - Hosts - France

Champions - France

Runners-up - Brazil

2002 - Hosts - Korea/Japan

Champions - Brazil

Runners-up - Germany

2006 - Hosts - Germany

Champions - Italy

Runners-up - France

2010 - Hosts - South Africa

Champions - Spain

Runners-up - Netherlands

2014 - Hosts - Brazil

Champions - ?

Runners-up - ?

2018 - Hosts - Russia

2022 - Hosts - Qatar

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