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CONSECUTIVE WINS
Number Country Years
7 Italy 1934-1938
6 England 1966-1970
6 Brazil 1970
5 Uruguay 1930-1950
5 Uruguay 1950-1954
5 Brazil 1958-1962
5 Brazil 1962-1966
5 Argentina 1986
5 Germany 1990-1994
5 France 1986-1988
CONSECUTIVE MATCHES SCORING GOALS
Number Country Year
18 Brazil 1930-1958
18 FR Germany 1934-1958
16 Uruguay 1930-1966
16 Brazil 1978-1990
CONSECUTIVE MATCHES WITHOUT CONCEDING A GOAL
Country # matches Years
7 Brazil 1978
7 Italy 1990
5 England 1982
5 Brazil 1986
5 Italy 1998
3 Scotland 1974
3 Cameroon 1982
3 Belgium 1998
TEAMS INVOLVED IN PENALTY SHOOT-OUTS
Country # Shootouts Year
FR Germany 3 1982/1986/1990
Argentina 3 1990 (2)/ 1998
France 3 1982/1986/1998
Italy 3 1990/1994/1998
Brazil 3 1986/1994/1998
MOST FIRST CAPS ON A TEAM
Number Country Opponent Year
10 Brazil Yugoslavia 1930
9 Argentina Spain 1934
9 Dutch East Indies Hungary 1938
8 Brazil Spain 1934
7 Peru Romania 1930
7 Brazil Poland 1938
OLDEST LINE-UPS
Age Country Opponent Year
31 years, 345 days Germany Iran 1988
31 years, 304 days Belgium Mexico 1998
30 years, 161 days England Uruguay 1954
YOUNGEST LINE-UPS
Age Country Opponent Year
21 years, 258 days Yugoslavia Brazil 1930
22 years, 109 days North Korea Chile 1966
HIGHEST ATTENDANCE
Attendance Date Match-up City, Host Country
173,850 July 16, 1950 Uruguay vs. Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
LOWEST ATTENDANCE
Attendance Date Match-up City, Host Country
300 July 14, 1930 Romania vs. Peru Montevideo, Uruguay
MOST GOALS (1930-2002)
Total Goals Country Last World Cup (Year)
191 Brazil 18 (2002)
176 Germany 14 (2002)
109 Italy 4 (2002)
102 Argentina 2 (2002)
MOST GOALS IN ONE COMPETITION
Total Goals Country Year
27 Hungary 1954
25 FR Germany 1954
23 France 1958
22 Brazil 1950
19 Brazil 1970
BIGGEST WINS
Score Winner Opponent Date
10-1 Hungary El Salvador June 26, 1982
9-0 Hungary South Korea June 17, 1954
9-0 Yugoslavia Zaire June 18, 1974
8-0 Sweden Cuba June 12, 1938
8-0 Uruguay Bolivia July 2, 1950
8-0 Germany Saudi Arabia June 1, 2002
HIGHEST SCORING GAMES
Goals (score) Winner Opponent Date
12 (7-5) Austria Switzerland June 26, 1954
11 (6-5) Brazil Poland June 5, 1938
11 (8-3) Hungary FR Germany June 20, 1954
11 (10-1) Hungary El Salvador June 15, 1982
10 (7-3) France Paraguay June 8, 1958