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Top 10 Teams With Most Appearances In FIFA World Cup History

10 Teams With Most Appearances In FIFA Worldcup History

The 22nd edition of the world cup is all scheduled to take place in November, in Qatar. Qatar world cup will feature 32 teams in the group stages. It will be the last time 32 teams will participate. As per FIFA policy, the next edition of the world cup will feature 48 teams. The first world cup was played way back in 1930. Till then only one country has been part of every edition of the world cup. Today’s let’s take a look at the Team With Most Appearances in Worldcup

Team With Most Appearances in Worldcup

As of 2022,  79 national teams have competed at the final tournaments and only eight nations have won the tournament. Most appearances by a team in Worldcup for recorded time is 22. Let’s take a look:

5). Spain

  • Total appearances: 16
  • World Cup debut: 1934
  • Last appearance: 2018
  • Qualified for 2022 World Cup: YES

After featuring in just four World Cups between 1930 and 1977, Spain has gone on to play in 11 consecutive tournaments starting in 1978. La Roja won the 2010 edition when their golden generation thrived between 2006 and 2012 and won back-to-back UEFA Euro titles in 2008 and 2012.

4). Argentina

  • Total appearances: 19
  • World Cup debut: 1930
  • Last appearance: 2018
  • Qualified for 2022 World Cup: YES

Argentina is a two-time World Cup champion and is fourth on the list for most appearances in the World Cup. La Albiceleste has featured in 12 successive editions so far since 1974.

3). Italy

  • Total appearances: 18
  • World Cup debut: 1930
  • Last appearance: 2014
  • Qualified for 2022 World Cup: No

Italy was the third country to have the most consecutive appearances in the World Cup, with the run starting from 1962 until they didn’t qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

2). Germany

  • Total appearances: 20
  • World Cup debut: 1934
  • Last appearance: 2018
  • Qualified for 2022 World Cup: YES

Germany is most recently the 2014 World Cup champions, is second on the list. Die Mannschaft, who played their maiden World Cup in 1934, won the first of their four titles in 1954 and since then have made 17 consecutive appearances in World Cups.

1). Brazil

  • Total appearances: 22
  • World Cup debut: 1930
  • Last appearance: 2018
  • Qualified for 2022 World Cup: YES

Brazil is the most successful team in FIFA World Cup history. It is among the six teams who have played in the World Cup on 10 or more consecutive occasions.

Brazil, with five World Cup titles, has made the most consecutive appearances in the World Cup. Since the inaugural edition in 1930, the Seleção have played in all 21 editions of the tournament with their most recent triumph coming in the 2002 installment of the showpiece event.

Teams With Most Appearances in Worldcup

RankTeamsFirst World cupLast World CupTotal Participation
1 Brazil1930201822
2 Germany1934201820
3 Italy 1934201418
4 Argentina1930201818
5 Mexico1930201817
6 Spain1934201816
7 France1930201816
8 England1950201816
9 Uruguay1930201814
10 Belgium1930201814

Summary:

Brazil is the only team to have appeared in all 22 tournaments to date, with Germany having participated in 19, Italy in 18, Argentina in 17, and Mexico in 16.

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