goals, streaks and records.
Goalscorers, goalkeepers, appearances, firsts, oldest, youngest, streaks,
Red and yellow cards
for players and teams.
records in penalty shoot-outs.
Records & stats about the Final itself.
The different continents
measured up against eachother.
Coaches, referees, attendances.
CARDS PER COUNTRY 1930-2014
11 - Brazil
10 - Argentina
9 - Uruguay
8 - Italy, Cameroon
7 - Netherlands, (West) Germany
6 - Mexico, Czechoslovakia/Czech Republic, France, Portugal
5 - Hungary, Yugoslavia/Serbia
4 - United States, Australia, Croatia
3 - Soviet Union, Denmark, Bulgaria, Sweden, England, Chile, Belgium
2 - Bolivia, Paraguay, Turkey, South Korea, Algeria, South Africa,
1 - Romania, Austria, Spain, Peru, United Arab Emirates, Ecuador
Northern Ireland, Canada, Iraq, Scotland, Saudi Arabia, China, Senegal,
Slovenia, Jamaica, Zaïre, Ghana, Tunisia, Ukraine, Angola, Poland, Togo,
Trinidad & Tobago, Côte d'Ivoire, Switzerland, Nigeria, Costa Rica, Greece
CARDS/EXPULSIONS PER TOURNAMENT
1930 - Uruguay 1
1934 - Italy 1
1938 - France 4
1950 - Brazil -
1954 - Switzerland 3
1958 - Sweden 3
1962 - Chile 6
1966 - England 5
1970 - Mexico -
1974 - West Germany 5
1978 - Argentina 3
1982 - Spain 5
1986 - Mexico 8
1990 - Italy 16
1994 - United States 15
1998 - France 22
2002 - Korea/Japan 17
2006 - Germany 28
2010 - South Africa 17
2014 - Brazil 10
MOST RED CARDS IN ONE MATCH
4 - Portugal v Netherlands 2006
(Costinha, Deco - Boulahrouz, Van Bronckhorst)
MOST RED CARDS PER TEAM IN ONE TOURNAMENT
3 - Argentina 1990 (Giusti, Monzon, Dezotti)
France 1998 (Zidane, Blanc, Desailly)
Cameroon 1998 (Kalla, Song, Etame)
FIRST SENDING OFF
Mario de Las Casas for Peru vs Romania in 1930
FIRST SENDING OFF IN A FINAL
Pedro Monzon for Argentina vs West Germany in 1990
FIRST GOALKEEPER SENDING OFF
Gianluca Pagliuca for Italy vs Norway in 1994
FASTEST RED CARD
56 secs - Sergio Batista for Uruguay vs Scotland in 1986
FASTEST YELLOW CARD
1 min - Sergey Gorlukovich for Russia vs Sweden in 1994
MOST RED CARDS
2 - Zinedine Zidane (FRA) vs Saudi Arabia 1998
vs Italy 2006
2 - Rigobert Song (CMR) vs Brazil 1994
vs Chile 1998
MOST YELLOW CARDS
6 - Cafu (BRA) 1994-2006
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