First ever football world cup arranged by an Association named “FIFA” in 1930. FIFA Organized this event after every four years. Mega football event organized by FIFA determines the World Champion team for the next four years. Below are some interesting facts about FIFA World Cup that football fan loves to know.
Here, we discuss some most amazing & interesting facts about FIFA World Cup.
- How many times & which teams reached to FIFA World cup finals.
- How many times & which Country won the title of Soccer World Cup.
- Social media numbers & stats about Fifa World Cup engagements on Social Networks.
- What is the NAME of Official football that would be used in upcoming World cup?
Teams Reached FIFA World Cup Finals
|Team||No. of Times Reached in Finals|
Scroll down to unveil more interesting facts about Fifa World cup. Here the names of the Fifa football teams who won the World cup before this edition.
Teams Won FIFA World Cup Finals
|Team||Teams Won World Cup|
FIFA WORLD CUP WINNERS
|1930||Uruguay vs Argentina||Uruguay|
|1934||Italy vs Czechoslovakia||Italy|
|1938||Italy vs Hungary||Italy|
|1950||Uruguay vs Brazil||Uruguay|
|1954||West Germany vs Hungary||West Germany|
|1958||Brazil vs Sweden||Brazil|
|1962||Brazil vs Czechoslovakia||Brazil|
|1966||England vs West Germany||England|
|1970||Brazil vs Italy||Brazil|
|1974||West Germany vs Netherlands||West Germany|
|1978||Argentina vs Netherlands||Argentina|
|1982||Italy vs West Germany||Italy|
|1986||Argentina vs West Germany||Argentina|
|1990||West Germany vs Argentina||West Germany|
|1994||Brazil vs Italy||Brazil|
|1998||France vs Brazil||France|
|2002||Brazil vs Germany||Brazil|
|2006||Italy vs France||Italy|
|2010||Spain vs Netherlands||Spain|
|2014||Germany vs Argentina||Germany|
|2018||TBD vs TBD||TBD|
FIFA Football World Cup 2018: Might be The Mighty Social Media Event in Sports Universe!
Back in 2010, when the FIFA World Cup 2010 kicked off, most of the social networks
that are famous now did not even exist. For instance, Instagram (Kevin & Mike founded Instagram in October 2010) & Pinterest launched its first prototype in March 2010.
But during 2014 FIFA World Cup, social media witnessed a massive number of social interactions. According to Facebook, there had been 20 million interactions during the U.S.- Portugal match by 10 million people, and that was just the start of the World Cup 2014!
As per twitter, during the epic battle between Brazil & Germany, 35.6 million tweets were witnessed, which were the highest number of tweets ever seen during any sporting event in the history of the world.
As per Google reports, the number of searches done for “World Cup” in 2014 was much greater than the searches done during any other sporting event.
That proves the fame and love in the heart of the people for FIFA World Cup, how emotional & crazy they are for FIFA World cup.
Now in 2018, when social media becomes mature even in third world countries. The world will witness the drastic increase in the numbers. The number of spectators will increase which sets up the new records for both social media engagement and live spectators. FIFA World cup 2018 kick start on 14th June 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP 2018 SCHEDULE
Telestar 18: FIFA World Cup 2018: The Official Football Name
The official name of a ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is Adidas Telstar 18, which will be taken place in the Federation of Russian. Telestar is designed by the company who is already an official partner of FIFA from 1970.
This iconic Football (Telstar 18) was presented in the Capital of Russia in November 2017 by Argentina iconic footballer Lionel Messi. Lionel Messi was the Holder of the Golden Ball 2014 Fifa World Cup. The name of the ball taken from the words “Tele” & “Star” for its resemblance with Satellite Telstar.
The original Telstar made in 1970 for FIFA World Cup 1970 was the first football with black & white colors. At that time, only black & white screen televisions were available.
For audiences to know where the ball reached. Telstar used in 1970 had 32 panels, but the Telstar 18 that will be used in Fifa World cup 2018 has only six textured panels. They are glued seamlessly, but not stitched together.
Telestar, this ball is manufactured in Sialkot. When it comes to sports equipment, Sialkot the industrial hub of Pakistan is the most famous name comes to every mind.
All good quality sports items exported from Pakistan, originally produced in Sialkot with special care to ensure the best quality.
Footy headlines posted a photograph of this football design, few days before its official unveiling ceremony.