General Knowledge

Football World Cup

The Football World Cup is organized by FIFA (Federation of International Football Association). The World Cup is called ‘Jules Rimet Cup’ named after the name of FIFA President Jules Rimet. The first Football World Cup was organized in Uruguay in 1930.

In 1972 and 1946, the Football World Cup was not played due to World War II.

The 20th FIFA World Cup held in Brazil in which Germany became the champion by defeating Argentina 1-0 in the final.

Brazil is the only nation to have participated in every World Cup so far. The 2018 ‘and 2022 Football World Cup scheduled to be held at Russia and Qatar respectively.