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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

CountryNumber
BRAZIL22
GERMANY (WEST 1950-98)20
ARGENTINA18
ITALY18
MEXICO17
FRANCE16
SPAIN16
ENGLAND16
URUGUAY14
BELGIUM14
YUGOSLAVIA (SERB/MONT)13
SWEDEN12
SWITZERLAND12
UNITED STATES11
NETHERLANDS11
SOUTH KOREA11
U.S.S.R. / RUSSIA11
CHILE9
CZECHOSLOVAKIA (CZ REP)9
HUNGARY9
POLAND9
PARAGUAY8
PORTUGAL8
SCOTLAND8
ROMANIA7
AUSTRIA7
BULGARIA7
CAMEROON7
JAPAN7
COLOMBIA6
MOROCCO6
AUSTRALIA6
IRAN6
DENMARK6
COSTA RICA6
SAUDI ARABIA6
NIGERIA6
CROATIA6
PERU5
TUNISIA5
ALGERIA4
ECUADOR4
BOLIVIA3
EGYPT3
NORWAY3
NORTHERN IRELAND3
HONDURAS3
IRELAND3
GREECE3
SOUTH AFRICA3
SENEGAL3
GHANA3
IVORY COAST3
TURKEY2
WALES2
NORTH KOREA2
EL SALVADOR2
NEW ZEALAND2
CANADA2
SLOVENIA2
CUBA1
DUTCH EAST INDIES1
ISRAEL1
EAST GERMANY1
ZAIRE1
HAITI1
KUWAIT1
IRAQ1
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES1
JAMAICA1
CHINA1
ANGOLA1
TOGO1
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO1
UKRAINE1
SLOVAKIA1
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA1
ICELAND1
PANAMA1
QATAR1
INDIA0

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