Doha. FIFA World Cup is going to be held in 2022. There are many big teams in this FIFA which are considered to be strong contenders for the tournament. But we are going to tell you about some such teams which have won the first World Cup. From Brazil to Argentina, from Portugal to Germany, from Spain to England, all the teams have shown their mettle during the World Cup. Pele, once a great player, won his team the World Cup several times. This time, according to his prediction, Brazil can become the winner of the World Cup.
Let’s see the complete list-
1930 Uruguay – Uruguay hosted and won the inaugural World Cup, defeating Argentina in the final.
1934 Italy – Italy won its first World Cup in 1934.
1938 Italy – Italy won the last World Cup before World War II and the tournament was put on hold for 12 years.
1950 Uruguay – La Celeste famously defeated Brazil in the final at the Maracana to win their second World Cup.
1954 West Germany – West Germany won the World Cup hosted by Switzerland.
1958 Brazil – A 17-year-old Pelé scored six goals and Brazil won their first World Cup.
1962 Brazil – Brazil became the second team after Italy to successfully defend their World Cup title.
1966 England – The first and only football ever “came home” in 1966 when England won the World Cup at Wembley.
1970 Brazil – In 1970, Pele captured the trophy for the third time. No player in history has won as many World Cups as him.
1974 West Germany – Under the leadership of Gerd Müller, West Germany won its second World Cup.
1978 Argentina – Argentina won its first World Cup in 1978, defeating the Netherlands in the final.
1982 Italy – Italy, inspired by Paulo Rossi, won the 1982 tournament.
1986 Argentina – The legend of Diego Maradona was written at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, where the mercurial genius almost single-handedly made Argentina proud.
1990 West Germany – Maradona’s Argentina also reached the final in 1990 but were thwarted by West Germany.
1994 Brazil – The first World Cup in North America was won by Brazil, who won their fourth title.
1998 France – France won the tournament at home, ushering in a new era of success for Les Blues with players such as Zinedine Zidane, Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira.
2002 Brazil – Brazil defeated Germany in the final to win a record fifth World Cup.
2006 Italy – Despite Serie A beset by allegations of match-fixing, Italy showed great resolve to win the 2006 edition.
2010 Spain – Spain’s possession-based style of football saw them win their first World Cup in 2010 in South Africa.
2014 Germany – After making the semi-finals in each of the previous two editions, Germany finally captured the trophy in 2014.
2018 France – Didier Deschamps, who captained France to victory in 1998, won the World Cup for the second time in 2018.
In this year’s World Cup, Argentina and Brazil are being seen as strong contenders for the World Cup. Both the teams are very strong and both the teams have some of the greatest football players in the world. Apart from this, Portugal has also emerged as a strong team in the recent past.