The World Cup, also known as the Mundial or Copa do Mundo, has been held 19 times since it inaugural tournament in 1930.
It has been won by eight different teams, with Brazil having the most World Cup titles with five, followed by Italy with four, and West Germany with three.
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Text Version: Quick Fact 761: “Soccer” was once a popular name for Football in Britain in the sport’s earliest days.
When the rules for the sport were first being defined, it was named “Association Football” to distinguish it from the other forms of football commonly played.
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Quick Fact 764: Most of the earliest forms of football were named thus, not because you kicked a ball with your foot, but because they were played on foot.
Peasants played most of their sports on foot; aristocrats played many of theirs on horseback.
Angola, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Serbia and Montenegro, Trinidad and Tobago, and Togo made their first appearances in the finals.
The 2006 World Cup stands as one of the most watched events in television history, garnering an estimated 26.29 billion non-unique viewers, compiled over the course of the tournament.
Quick Fact 763: There has always been a European team in the FIFA World Cup finals with the exceptions of the first World Cup, when Uruguay beat Argentina 4-2 in the final, and in the 1950 World Cup, when Uruguay won the trophy again, despite there being no official World Cup final match in that tournament.
The winner was decided by a final round-robin group consisting of four teams, with the top teams being Uruguay and Brazil.
Teams ranked from 1st to 34th in Asia received bye whereas teams ranked from 35 to 46 will compete in first round.