Football is the most followed sport around the world. More than a billion football fans watch their favourite sport on television. With the world cup fever gripping the entire world, here are a few interesting world cup facts to get you into the spirit.
- The 2018 world cup will be hosted in Russia. This is the first ever world cup hosted by Russia. However, the Russian team has participated in ten world cups before. Their highest achievement in world cup was to finish at 4th place in the 1966 world cup. Fans are waiting with bated breath to catch up with the most awaited tournament. Now you can ดูบอลสด on your laptops and mobile phones.
- World cup tournaments were held twenty times. Brazil team has the highest number of titles. They won five world cups. Italy and Germany hold four world cup titles each.
- The 2002 world cup is the first ever world cup to be hosted by two countries. South Korea and japan hosted the 2002 world cup.
- The first ever world cup was hosted in Uruguay in 1930. Uruguay won the world cup in that year.
- The world cup trophy was stolen just before the tournament in 1966. It was missing for seven days.
- The football match between Austria and Switzerland in 1954, saw the highest score ever in world cup history. Switzerland lost to Austria with a score of 7-5. Catch the live updates and statistics of the world cup and ดูบอลสดon online sports channels.
- Oleg Salenko from Russian team holds the record for most number of goals scored by a single player in World cup.
- Indonesia is the country to have played least number of matches in the world cup. The Indonesian team played just one match in 1938 world cup.
- The 2018 world cup tournament will see 32 teams competing for the cup. Fans can catch up with all the excitement and ดูบอลสดon their laptops and mobile phones. Never worry about missing a match, get alerts and reminders of your favourite matches and also get live updates about the latest scores and position of teams. Enjoy the world cup matches even while on the go.