9 Fascinating Facts About FIFA

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The name of FIFA World Cup is the Jules Rimet Trophy, named after the FIFA President Jules Rimet who passed a vote to start the competition in 1929.

Brazil currently has the most World Cup victories to its name, with five.

Roger Milla of Cameroon, who scored against Russia in 1994, was the oldest player to ever score a goal at a World Cup.

When Austria defeated Switzerland 7–5 in the 1954 World Cup, it set the record for the most goals scored in a game.

Since the World Cup started, Mexico has lost 25 differesn Matches, making them the most bad luck team.

With 21 draws, Italians are the team with the most word cup Draw.

Brazil has won 70 of the tournament's games, making them the team with the most victories overall

Italy and Brazil are the only two teams to have won World Cup twice in a row.

The number of World Cup qualifying teams will increase from 32 to 48 in 2026.