Following the world cup is certainly an exhilarating experience, and thinking
back to each previous event can be a very satisfying for true fans of
the game. This is why we feel the need to incorporate some of the more
interesting world cup statistics inherent in the history of the competition.
This section features archives of the following data:
medallists - statistics for the teams that have produced the most
medals (first through third placement) over the course of the history
of the world cup.
world cup coaches - a summary of which coaches have achieved the most
wins (more placements the better) in world cup statistics history.
per tournament - rankings by team of the average number of goals scored
in the history of the world cup. Uruguay holds the top spot with an average
of 3.89 goals per game over 18 matches.
goal scorers - Rankings by player of who has historically scored the
most goals in their world cup career.
winners - Who has won each world cup competition? Who was second,
who was third? We bring you all of these world cup statistics from France
'98 right back to Uruguay '30.
Cup games played - Statistics for every country that has participated
in the World Cup since it's inception, with details including number of
matches played, games lost, won, drawn etc.
Click here for more statistics - World
Cup Football records