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Who has been in the most World Cup Finals?

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02 December 2022

Brazil is the country that was in the most FIFA World Cup Finals including FIFA World Cup 2022. Brazil has participated in every one of the 22 World Cup Finals  since 1930.

Germany participated in 20 World Cup Finals, excluding, Argentina and Italy participated in 18 World Cup Finals,  and Mexico participated in 17 World Cup Finals.

India did qualify for FIFA World Cup in  1950, but withdrew after players prohibited by FIFA from playing barefoot.

View here how far each Country progressed in the FIFA World Cup Finals.

Who participated in the most World Cup Finals

Country Number
BRAZIL 22
GERMANY (WEST 1950-98) 20
ARGENTINA 18
ITALY 18
MEXICO 17
FRANCE 16
SPAIN 16
ENGLAND 16
URUGUAY 14
BELGIUM 14
YUGOSLAVIA (SERB/MONT) 13
SWEDEN 12
SWITZERLAND 12
UNITED STATES 11
NETHERLANDS 11
SOUTH KOREA 11
U.S.S.R. / RUSSIA 11
CHILE 9
CZECHOSLOVAKIA (CZ REP) 9
HUNGARY 9
POLAND 9
PARAGUAY 8
PORTUGAL 8
SCOTLAND 8
ROMANIA 7
AUSTRIA 7
BULGARIA 7
CAMEROON 7
JAPAN 7
COLOMBIA 6
MOROCCO 6
AUSTRALIA 6
IRAN 6
DENMARK 6
COSTA RICA 6
SAUDI ARABIA 6
NIGERIA 6
CROATIA 6
PERU 5
TUNISIA 5
ALGERIA 4
ECUADOR 4
BOLIVIA 3
EGYPT 3
NORWAY 3
NORTHERN IRELAND 3
HONDURAS 3
IRELAND 3
GREECE 3
SOUTH AFRICA 3
SENEGAL 3
GHANA 3
IVORY COAST 3
TURKEY 2
WALES 2
NORTH KOREA 2
EL SALVADOR 2
NEW ZEALAND 2
CANADA 2
SLOVENIA 2
CUBA 1
DUTCH EAST INDIES 1
ISRAEL 1
EAST GERMANY 1
ZAIRE 1
HAITI 1
KUWAIT 1
IRAQ 1
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 1
JAMAICA 1
CHINA 1
ANGOLA 1
TOGO 1
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1
UKRAINE 1
SLOVAKIA 1
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA 1
ICELAND 1
PANAMA 1
QATAR 1
INDIA 0

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