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STATISTICS
[TEAMS]
Results, goals, streaks and records.
[PLAYERS]
Goalscorers, goalkeepers, appearances, firsts, oldest, youngest, streaks, records etc.
[DISCIPLINE]
Red and yellow cards for players and teams.
[PENALTIES]
Different records in penalty shoot-outs. 
[THE FINAL]
Records & stats about the Final itself.
[CONTINENTS]
The different continents measured up against eachother.
[MISCELLANEOUS]
Coaches, referees, attendances.

 
 
 

 
 
 

 

PLAYERS


ALL-TIME TOPSCORERS 1930-2014

         PLAYERS                  GOALS  YEAR(GOALS) 
         Miroslav Klose (GER)        16  2002(5)  2006(5)  2010(4)  2014(2)
         Ronaldo (BRA)               15  1998(4)  2002(8)  2006(3)
         Gerd Müller (GER)           14  1970(10) 1974(4)
         Just Fontaine (FRA)         13  1958(13)
         Pelé (BRA)                  12  1958(6)  1962(1)  1966(1)  1970(4)
         Jürgen Klinsmann (GER)      11  1990(3)  1994(5)  1998(3)
         Sandor Kocsis (HUN)         11  1954(11)
         Gabriel Batistuta (ARG)     10  1994(4)  1998(5)  2002(1)
         Gary Lineker (ENG)          10  1986(6)  1990(4)
         Thomas Müller(GER)          10  2010(5)  2014(5)
         Helmut Rahn (GER)           10  1954(4)  1958(6)
         Teofilo Cubillas (PER)      10  1970(5)  1978(5)
         Grzegorz Lato (POL)         10  1974(7)  1978(2)  1982(1)
         Ademir (BRA)                 9  1950(9)
         Jairzinho (BRA)              9  1970(7)  1974(2)
         Vava (BRA)                   9  1958(5)  1962(4)
         Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (GER)  9  1978(3)  1982(5)  1986(1)
         Uwe Seeler (GER)             9  1958(2)  1962(2)  1966(2)  1970(3)
         Roberto Baggio (ITA)         9  1990(2)  1994(5)  1998(2)
         Paolo Rossi (ITA)            9  1978(3)  1982(6)
         Christian Vieri (ITA)        9  1998(5)  2002(4)
         Eusebio (POR)                9  1966(9)
         David Villa (SPA)            9  2006(3)  2010(5)  2014(1)

TOPSCORERS IN EACH TOURNAMENT
1930 Guillermo Stábile (ARG)        8
1934 Oldrich Nejedly (CZE)          5
1938 Leonidas (BRA)                 7
1950 Ademir (BRA)                   9
1954 Sandor Kocsis (HUN)           11
1958 Just Fontaine (FRA)           13
1962 Garrincha (BRA)                4
     Valentin Ivanov (SOV)          4
     Leonel Sanchez (CHI)           4
     Florian Albert (HUN)           4
     Vava (BRA)                     4
     Drazan Jerkovic (YUG)          4
1966 Eusebio (POR)                  9
1970 Gerd Müller (GER)             10
1974 Grzegorz Lato (POL)            7
1978 Mario Kempes (ARG)             6
1982 Paolo Rossi (ITA)              6
1986 Gary Lineker (ENG)             6
1990 Salvatore Schillaci (ITA)      6
1994 Hristo Stoichkov (BUL)         6
     Oleg Salenko (RUS)             6
1998 Davor Suker (CRO)              6
2002 Ronaldo (BRA)                  8
2006 Miroslav Klose (GER)           5
2010 Thomas Müller (GER)            5
     Wesley Sneijder (NED)          5
     David Villa (SPA)              5
     Diego Forlan (URU)             5
2014 James Rodriguez (COL)          6


MOST GOALS IN ONE MATCH

                 5 - Oleg Salenko (RUS) vs Cameroon in 1994
                 4 - Emilio Butragueño (SPA) vs Denmark in 1986
                 4 - Eusebio (POR) vs North Korea in 1966
                 4 - Just Fontaine (FRA) vs West Germany in 1958
                 4 - Sandor Kocsis (HUN) vs West Germany in 1954
                 4 - Ademir (BRA) vs Sweden in 1950
                 4 - Juan Schiaffino (URU) vs Bolivia in 1950
                *4 - Ernst Willimowski (POL) vs Brazil in 1938
                 4 - Gustav Wetterström (SWE) vs Cuba in 1938

                 * Only man to play for the losing team.

FASTEST GOALS SCORED
1.Hakan Sükür (TUR) vs South Korea in 2002      11 Secs
2.Vaclav Masek (CZE) vs Mexico in 1962          15 Secs
3.Ernst Lehner (AUT) vs Germany in 1934         25 Secs
4.Bryan Robson (ENG) vs France in 1982          27 Secs
5.Clint Dempsey (USA) vs Ghana in 2014          30 secs
6.Bernard Lacombe (FRA) vs Italy in 1978        31 Secs

FASTEST GOAL SCORED BY A SUBSTITUTE
Ebbe Sand (DEN) vs Nigeria 1998               16 Secs

LATEST GOAL SCORED
Alessandro Del Piero (ITA) vs Germany 2006   121 Mins
Abdelmoumene Djabou (ALG) vs Germany 2014    121 Mins

FIRST GOAL FROM A PENALTY
Manuel Rosas (MEX) vs Argentina in 1930

MOST HAT-TRICKS

              2 - Sandor Kocsis (HUN) vs South Korea in 1954 and 
              vs West Germany in 1954 (4 goals).
		
              2 - Just Fontaine (FRA) vs Paraguay in 1958 and vs 
              West Germany in 1958 (4 goals).
		
              2 - Gerd Müller (GER) vs Bulgaria in 1970 and vs 
              Peru in 1970.
		
              2 - Gabriel Batistuta (ARG) vs Greece in 1994 
              and vs Jamaica in 1998.
		
              42 other players have scored one hat-trick each.

FASTEST HAT-TRICK
7 minutes - Laszlo Kiss (HUN) scored at '69, '72 and '76
            vs El Salvador in 1982. He is also the only 
            substitute to score a hat-trick.            

FIRST HAT-TRICK
Bert Patenaude for USA vs Paraguay 1930

SCORED IN MOST TOURNAMENTS

                      4 - Pelé (BRA) - 1958 1962 1966 1970
                      4 - Uwe Seeler (GER) - 1958 1962 1966 1970
                      4 - Miroslav Klose (GER) - 2002 2006 2010 2014

SCORED IN MOST MATCHES
11 - Ronaldo (BRA)           1998-2006
11 - Miroslav Klose (GER)    2002-2014
10 - Jürgen Klinsmann (GER)  1990-1998
 9 - Gerd Müller (GER)       1970-1974
 9 - Uwe Seeler (GER)        1958-1970

SCORED IN MOST SUCCESSIVE MATCHES
6 - Just Fontaine (FRA) 1958
    Jairzinho (BRA)     1970

SCORED IN EVERY MATCH IN ONE TOURNAMENT
Just Fontaine (FRA)    1958  13 in 6 matches
Jairzinho (BRA)        1970   7 in 6 matches
Alcides Ghiggia (URU)  1950   4 in 4 matches

LONGEST SPAN BETWEEN FIRST AND LAST GOAL
12 Years - Pelé               Brazil        1958-1970
           Uwe Seeler         West Germany  1958-1970
           Diego Maradona     Argentina     1982-1994
           Michael Laudrup    Denmark       1986-1998
           Henrik Larsson     Sweden        1994-2006
           Sami Al-Jaber      Saudi Arabia  1994-2006
           Cuauhtemoc Blanco  Mexico        1998-2010
           Ivica Olic         Croatia       2002-2014
           Miroslav Klose     Germany       2002-2014

YOUNGEST GOALSCORER
17 years and 239 days - Pelé
(Brazil v Wales 1958) 

YOUNGEST HAT-TRICK GOALSCORER
17 years and 244 days - Pelé
(Brazil v France 1958) 

OLDEST GOALSCORER
42 years and 39 days - Roger Milla
(Cameroon v Russia 1994) 

OLDEST HAT-TRICK GOALSCORER
33 years and 159 days - Tore Keller
(Sweden v Cuba 1938) 

MOST PENALTIES SCORED (Excluding shoot-outs)
4 - Eusebio             Portugal      1966(4)        
    Rob Rensenbrink     Netherlands   1978(4)        
    Gabriel Batistuta   Argentina     1994(2) 1998(2)

MOST PENALTIES MISSED (Excluding shoot-outs)
2 - Asamoah Gyan        Ghana         2006(1) 2010(1)

FIRST OWN-GOAL
Ernst Lötscher of Switzerland vs Germany in 1938

MOST OWN-GOALS IN ONE MATCH
2 - Jeff Agoos (USA) and Jorge Costa (POR)
    (United States v Portugal 2002)       

GOALS FOR BOTH TEAMS IN ONE MATCH
Ernie Brandts (NED) vs Italy in 1978 
(Own-goal '18 and ordinary goal '50.)

ONLY PLAYER TO SCORE FOR TWO COUNTRIES
Robert Prosinecki for Yugoslavia v U.A.Emirates 1990
                  for Croatia v Jamaica         1998

FIRST SUBSTITUTE TO SCORE A GOAL
Juan Basaguren of Mexico vs El Salvador in 1970

LANDMARK GOALS

                        1  Lucien Laurent (FRA) vs Mexico 1930
                      500  Bobby Collins (SCO) vs Paraguay 1958
                     1000  Rob Rensenbrink (NED) vs Scotland 1978
                     1500  Claudio Caniggia (ARG) vs Nigeria 1994
                     2000  Marcus Allbäck (SWE) vs England 2006
                     2379  Mario Götze (GER) vs Argentina 2014




- Appearances -


MOST MATCHES APPEARED IN 1930-2014
Lothar Matthäus (GER)          25
Miroslav Klose (GER)           24
Paolo Maldini (ITA)            23
Diego Maradona (ARG)           21
Uwe Seeler (GER)               21
Wladyslaw Zmuda (POL)          21
Cafu (BRA)                     20
Philipp Lahm (GER)             20
Bastian Schweinsteiger (GER)   20
Grzegorz Lato (POL)            20
Ronaldo (BRA)                  19
Per Mertesacker (GER)          19
Wolfgang Overath (GER)         19
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (GER)    19
Berti Vogts (GER)              19
Mario Kempes (ARG)             18
Dunga (BRA)                    18
Claudio Taffarel (BRA)         18
Franz Beckenbauer (GER)        18
Thomas Berthold (GER)          18
Pierre Littbarski (GER)        18
Sepp Maier (GER)               18
Antonio Cabrini (ITA)          18
Fabio Cannavaro (ITA)          18
Gaetano Scirea (ITA)           18

MOST MINUTES ON THE FIELD
                          MINS  MATCHES         
Paolo Maldini (ITA)       2220   (23)  1990-2002
Lothar Matthäus (GER)     2052   (25)  1982-1998
Uwe Seeler (GER)          1980   (21)  1958-1970
Diego Maradona (ARG)      1938   (21)  1982-1994
Wladyslaw Zmuda (POL)     1808   (21)  1974-1986

MOST TOURNAMENTS APPEARED IN
5 - Lothar Matthäus (GER)       (1982,86,90,94,98)
5 - Antonio Carbajal (MEX)      (1950,54,58,62,66)
4 - Diego Maradona (ARG)           (1982,86,90,94)
4 - Enzo Scifo (BEL)               (1986,90,94,98)
4 - Frankie van der Elst (BEL)     (1986,90,94,98)
4 - Cafu (BRA)                     (1994,98,02,06)
4 - Samuel Eto'o (CMR)             (1998,02,10,14)
4 - Rigobert Song (CMR)            (1994,98,02,10)
4 - Djalma Santos (BRA)            (1954,58,62,66)
4 - Pelé (BRA)                     (1958,62,66,70)
4 - Thierry Henry (FRA)            (1998,02,06,10)
4 - Miroslav Klose (GER)           (2002,06,10,14)
4 - Uwe Seeler (GER)               (1958,62,66,70)
4 - Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (GER)  (1958,62,66,70)
4 - Giuseppe Bergomi (ITA)         (1982,86,90,98)
4 - Gianluigi Buffon (ITA)         (2002,06,10,14)
4 - Fabio Cannavaro (ITA)          (1998,02,06,10)
4 - Paolo Maldini (ITA)            (1990,94,98,02)
4 - Gianni Rivera (ITA)            (1962,66,70,74)
4 - Myung-Bo Hong (KOR)            (1990,94,98,02)
4 - Sami Al-Jaber (KSA)            (1994,98,02,06)
4 - Rafael Marquez (MEX)           (2002,06,10,14)
4 - Denis Caniza (PAR)             (1998,02,06,10)
4 - Wladyslaw Zmuda (POL)          (1974,78,82,86)
4 - Iker Casillas (SPA)            (2002,06,10,14)
4 - Xavi Hernandez (SPA)           (2002,06,10,14)
4 - Andoni Zubizarreta (SPA)       (1986,90,94,98)
4 - Pedro Rocha (URU)              (1962,66,70,74)
4 - DaMarcus Beasley (USA)         (2002,06,10,14)

MOST MATCHES WON
17 - Miroslav Klose (GER)           2002-2014

MOST MATCHES AS CAPTAIN
16 - Diego Maradona (ARG) 1986-1994

MOST MATCHES AS SUBSTITUTE
11 - Denilson (BRA) 1998-2002

YOUNGEST PLAYER
17 years and 41 days - Norman Whiteside
(Northern Ireland v Yugoslavia 1982)

YOUNGEST CAPTAIN
21 years and 109 days - Tony Meola
(United States v Czechoslovakia 1990)

OLDEST PLAYER
43 years and 3 days - Faryd Mondragon
(Colombia v Japan 2014)

OLDEST CAPTAIN
40 years and 292 days - Peter Shilton
(England v Italy 1990)

OLDEST DEBUTANT IN WORLD CUP MATCH
39 years and 321 days - David James
(England v Algeria 2010)

BIGGEST AGE DIFFERENCE ON THE SAME TEAM
24 years and 42 days - Cameroon 1994
Rigobert Song 17 y & 358 d - Roger Milla 42 y & 35 d

BIGGEST AGE DIFFERENCE ON A CHAMPION TEAM
21 years and 297 days - Italy 1982
Dino Zoff 40 y & 133 d - Giuseppe Bergomi 18 y & 201 d

LONGEST SPAN ON WORLD CUP CAREER
16 years - Antonio Carbajal     Mexico      1950-1966* 
           Elias Figueroa       Chile       1966-1982  
           Hugo Sanchez         Mexico      1978-1994  
           Giuseppe Bergomi     Italy       1982-1998  
           Lothar Matthäus      Germany     1982-1998* 
           Rigobert Song        Cameroon    1994-2010  
           Faryd Mondragon      Colombia    1998-2014**

* Played in every World Cup during the time span.
** Was in the squad for 1994, but did not play.



- Goalkeeping -


MOST MATCHES WITHOUT CONCEDING A GOAL
10 - Peter Shilton       England       1982-1990
     Fabien Barthez      France        1998-2006

MOST GOALS CONCEDED OVERALL
25 - Antonio Carbajal    Mexico        1950-1966
     Mohamed Al-Deayea   Saudi Arabia  1994-2002

MOST GOALS CONCEDED IN ONE TOURNAMENT
16 - Duk-Yung Hong       South Korea        1954

MOST GOALS CONCEDED IN ONE MATCH
10 - Luis Guevara Mora for El Salvador vs Hungary 1982

MOST SUCCESSIVE MINUTES WITHOUT CONCEDING A GOAL
517 - Walter Zenga for Italy in 1990

FEWEST GOALS CONCEDED IN ONE TOURNAMENT*
0 - Pascal Zuberbühler for Switzerland in 2006

*Counting only goalkeepers who have played every 
 match of a team's World Cup campaign.


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