The FIFA World Cup (also commonly called the Football World Cup, The World Cup, or just World Cup) is held every four years. Read about the last World Cup in Russia.
- Families at the World Cup [Nov '22]
- Oldest and Youngest players at the World Cup [Nov '22]
- Youngest Goal Scorers at the World Cup [Nov '22]
- World Cup Traditions [Nov '22]
- World Cup Highlights [Oct '22]
- World Cup Prizes [Sep '22]
- Funny World Cup Quotes [Sep '22]
- World Cup Quiz [Aug '22]
- World Cup Stadiums including those for the 2026 World Cup [Aug '22]
- World Cup Format Changes [Aug '22]
Did you know that soccer is played on every continent and the FIFA World Cup is the most viewed event in the world, with over 30 billion people watching the 2006 World Cup in Germany and even more in South Africa 2010. 30 Billion - that's more than the world's population I hear you say. Well, this figure is an 'accumulated' audience, meaning if people watched more than one game, which most people did, they were counted each time.
The next event is now on in 2022 in Qatar.
- Want to impress your friends with World Cup facts and figures? There are more than 60 countries that have played in the World Cup. Have a look at the World Cup Trivia section, and try this quiz.
- Here is a list of previous winners, and the history of the World Cup. See all the FIFA World Cup Awards.
- And don't forget, the women also have their own Women's World Cup. The next event is Australia & New Zealand in 2023.
- Other interesting facts about the ball and mascots.
- See also our Home of Soccer — information about the game of soccer (which by the way is another name for football!).
- Anthropometry of the 2018 World Cup Players
- Funny World Cup Quotes
- Collecting World Cup Memoribilia
- Read the World Cup entries on the sporting blog.
- Read Profiles of champion football players.
- About the Football Asian Cup and other Major Football Events
- FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
- Soccer clipart of players and balls.
- World Cup Jokes