FIFA World Cup Winners List for General Awareness

Which country won the FIFA World Cup 2018? France is the FIFA World Cup Winner 2018 tournament which was its second title.

The FIFA World Cup is an International Association Football competition that contests football championships every four years since its inception in 1930.

FIFA World Cup 2022 will be played in Qatar in 2022. 

This article will provide the list of FIFA World Cup Winners Men’s category from 1930 to 2022 and Women’s category from 1991 to 2023 as it is an important topic for competitive examinations.  (Note: 2022 and 2023 Tournament Winners will be updated here)

Aspirants of various Government exams must carefully go through the information on FIFA World Cup given as questions on this are asked in the General Awareness section, especially the history and the list of FIFA World cup winners is one frequently asked question.

List of FIFA World Cup Winners (Men & Women): Download PDF Here

This article will provide the candidates with the World Cup list of winners of the FIFA Men’s World Cup and FIFA Women’s World Cup, along with the other important facts about this International sports fiasco.

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FIFA World Cup Winners Men

Out of the 21, World Cup tournaments for Men’s FIFA World Cup have been won by eight different nations. The table below highlights the List of FIFA World Cup Winners in Men’s football Tournament from the year 1930 to 2018.

FIFA World Cup Winners – Men [1930-2022]
Year FIFA World Cup Host Nations FIFA World Cup Winner Countries Runner Up Countries
1930 Uruguay Uruguay Argentina
1934 Italy Italy Czechoslovakia
1938 France Italy Hungary
1950 Brazil Uruguay Brazil
1954 Switzerland West Germany Hungary
1958 Sweden Brazil Sweden
1962 Chile Brazil Czechoslovakia
1966 England England West Germany
1970 Mexico Brazil Italy
1974 West Germany West Germany Netherlands
1978 Argentina Argentina Netherlands
1982 Spain Italy West Germany
1986 Mexico Argentina West Germany
1990 Italy West Germany Argentina
1994 USA Brazil Italy
1998 France France Brazil
2002 South Korea/Japan Brazil Germany
2006 Germany Italy France
2010 South Africa Spain Netherlands
2014 Brazil Germany Argentina
2018 Russia France Croatia
2022 Qatar Argentina France

Reference – Wikipedia []

Candidates can download the list of FIFA World Cup Winners for Both Men and Women category given in PDF Format at the top and bottom of this article. 

Candidates can check other similar topics given below:

Awards in India List of First in India List of IPL Winners
List of Nobel Prize Winners List of Stadiums List of Cricket World Cup Winners

FIFA World Cup Winners – Women

The 8 FIFA Women’s World Cup tournaments have been won by four national teams. Go through the list below to know the Women FIFA World Cup winners from 1991 to 2023

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will be the 9th edition and will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand. 

FIFA World Cup Winners Women [1991-2023]
Year FIFA World Cup Host Nations FIFA Winners Venue Runners-up Countries
1991 China United States Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou Norway
1995 Sweden Norway Råsunda Stadium, Solna Germany
1999 United States United States Rose Bowl, Pasadena China 
2003 United States Germany Home Depot Center, Carson Sweden
2007 China Germany Hongkou Stadium, Shanghai Brazil
2011 Germany Japan Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt United States
2015 Canada United States BC Place, Vancouver Japan
2019 France United States Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Lyon Netherlands
2023 Australia and New Zealand

Reference – Wikipedia []

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FIFA World Cup Winners Key Facts

  • Brazil has won the most titles of FIFA World Cup Winner Men’s. It has won the FIFA Men’s World Cup 5 times.
  • In the women category, The United States leads has won the most matches with 4 titles of FIFA Women’s World Cup. 
  • The country that won the First FIFA World Cup Men’s’ tournament was Uruguay against Argentina in the year 1930.
  • The country that won the First FIFA World Cup Women’s tournament was the United States against Norway in 1991.
  • The First FIFA World Cup for women’s category was hosted by China in Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou. The last i.e. 2019 FIFA World Cup was hosted by France in Park Olympique Lyonnais Stadium. 
  • The First FIFA World Cup For men’s category was hosted by Uruguay and the last FIFA Cup match i.e. 2018 FIFA World Cup was hosted by Russia. 
  • The FIFA World Cup Winner 2018 was France for Men’s Football and For Women’s football, the 2019 FIFA World Cup winner was the United States.  
  • The FIFA World Cup 2022 will be the 22nd tournament of men’s international football championship to be hosted by Qatar. 
  • The FIFA World Cup 2026 will be jointly hosted by Canada, the United States, and Mexico, which will give Mexico the distinction of being the first country to host games in three World Cups.
  • Since 1930, 17 countries have hosted the World Cup for the Men’s FIFA Cup.
  • Since 1991, 6 countries have hosted the World Cup for the Women’s FIFA cup.

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Sample Questions – FIFA World Cup Winners 

There are a few sample questions given below related to the FIFA World Cup winners list for men and women over the years. Candidates can refer the questions to understand the type of questions asked and prominence of the topic FIFA winners women and men for the competitive exams.

Q.1. Who won the First FIFA World Cup held in 1930?

  1. Italy
  2. Germany
  3. Uruguay
  4. Brazil

Answer (3)

Q.2. Which country hosted the FIFA World CUP 2018 when France won the cup?

  1. South Africa
  2. France
  3. Brazil
  4. Russia

Answer (4)

Q.3 Which country won the match when France hosted the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 in the Park Olympique Lyonnais Stadium?

  1. United States
  2. Netherlands
  3. Germany
  4. Sweden

Answer (1)

Q.4. Which country was the FIFA Women’s World Cup host in 1991 when the US clinched the medal?

  1. Russia
  2. Germany
  3. China
  4. England

Answer (3)

Q.5. The United States won the most titles for FIFA World Cup Winners Women, which country owns the most titles for Men’s’ FIFA World Cup winners?

  1. China
  2. Argentina
  3. France
  4. Brazil

Answer (4)

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The questions given above are just for your reference, candidates must be prepared with the updated information regarding the list of FIFA World Cup Winners, check out Previous Year Question Papers PDF with Solutions

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