Tag Archives: FIFA World Cup Trivia

United States First Women’s World Cup Title

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When did the United States women win their first soccer World Cup championship?

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Team USA won their first soccer World Cup title in 1991. They defeated Norway 2 to 1 to win the Soccer World Cup in Guangzhou, China.

First Soccer World Cup Victory for Unified Germany

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What was the first World Cup championship for Germany since reunification?

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The 2014 World Cup, Germany’s fourth, is the first World Cup victory for Germany since reunification. The previous World Cup for Germany was for West Germany in 1990. The reunification treaty creating a single Germany was signed on August 31, 1990 and Germany officially reunited on October 3, 1990. The finals for the 1990 World Cup were played on July 8, 1990. West Germany defeated Argentina 1-0, the same opponent and the same score as Germany’s 2014 World Cup victory.

Runner Up But Never FIFA World Cup Champion

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Going into the 2014 FIFA World Cup, what countries have been runners up but have never won the World Cup?

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Going into the 2014 FIFA World Cup four countries have been runners up but have never won the World Cup. They are:

  • Netherlands who has been a 3 time runner up (1974, 1978, 2010)
  • Czechoslovakia who has been a 2 time runner up (1934, 1962)
  • Hungary who has been a 2 time runner up (1938, 1954)
  • Sweden who has been a runner up once (1958)

 

Best Finish for the United States in the FIFA World Cup

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To date, 2014, what was the best finish for the United Stares in the FIFA World Cup?

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To date, the best finish for the United States in the FIFA World Cup was third in the first FIFA World Cup in 1930. This was established on the basis of their record as there was no actual third place match in the 1930 World Cup.

First FIFA World Cup Champion

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When and where was the first FIFA World Cup held and who was the first champion?

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The first FIFA World Cup was held in 1930 in Uruguay. The champion that year was Uruguay who defeated Argentina 4 to 2 in the finals.

Countries Who Have Won the FIFA World Cup

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To date, 2014, how many countries have won the FIFA World Cup?

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Up to the 2014 World Cup, eight countries have won the FIFA World Cup. They are:

  1. Argentina (2)
  2. Brazil (5)
  3. England (1)
  4. France (1)
  5. Italy (4)
  6. Spain (1)
  7. Uruguay (2)
  8. West Germany (3)

Number in parenthesis is the number of times they have won.