The 2022 World Cup last will close a noteworthy competition in Qatar in the 22nd version of the competition.
FIFA’s dubious choice to allow facilitating obligations to Qatar has been met with wild analysis all through the opposition.
The transition to change to a colder time of year plan, close by worries over denials of basic liberties and LGBTQ+ regulations, ruled the development to Qatar 2022, preceding a ball was kicked in the Center East.
Nonetheless, as consideration goes to the last on December 18, the Middle Easterner country will expect areas of strength for a, to coordinate with past notable finals.
FIFA World Cup Finals
The World Cup final is the showpiece event from the tournament with major expectation heading in the 2022 version as Lionel Messi chases history with Argentina.
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Final Score||Stadium (City)|
|1930||Uruguay||Argentina||4-2||Estadio Centenario, Montevideo|
|1934||Italy||Czechoslovakia||2-1 (AET)||Stadio Nazionale, Rome|
|1938||Italy||Hungary||4-2||Stade Olympique de Colombes, Paris|
|1950||Uruguay||Brazil||2-1||Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro|
|1954||West Germany||Hungary||3-2||Wankdorf Stadium, Bern|
|1958||Brazil||Sweden||5-2||Rasunda Stadium, Solna|
|1962||Brazil||Czechoslovakia||3-1||Estadio Nacional, Santiago|
|1966||England||West Germany||4-2 (AET)||Wembley Stadium, London|
|1970||Brazil||Italy||4-1||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City|
|1974||West Germany||Netherlands||2-1||Olympiastadion, Munich|
|1978||Argentina||Netherlands||3-1 (AET)||Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires|
|1982||Italy||West Germany||3-1||Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid|
|1986||Argentina||West Germany||3-2||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City|
|1990||West Germany||Argentina||1-0||Stadio Olimpico, Rome|
|1994||Brazil||Italy||0-0 (AET) Brazil 3-2 on pens||Rose Bowl, Pasadena|
|1998||France||Brazil||3-0||Stade de France, Saint-Denis|
|2002||Brazil||Germany||2-0||International Stadium, Yokohama|
|2006||Italy||France||1-1 (AET) Italy 5-3 on pens||Olympiastadion, Berlin|
|2010||Spain||Netherlands||1-0 (AET)||Soccer City, Johannesburg|
|2014||Germany||Argentina||1-0 (AET)||Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro|
|2018||France||Croatia||4-2||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
World Cup Finals that went to extra time
The prospect of extra time is an added bonus for neutrals but stressful for fans and players alike in the biggest game in international football.
From 21 FIFA World Cup finals, seven have gone to extra time, including three of the last four, ahead of Qatar 2022.
- Italy 2-1 Czechoslovakia – 1934
- England 4-2 West Germany – 1966
- Argentina 3-1 Netherlands – 1978
- Brazil 0-0 Italy – 1994 (Brazil win on pens)
- Italy 1-1 France – 2006 (Italy win on pens)
- Spain 1-0 Netherlands – 2010
- Germany 1-0 Argentina – 2014
World Cup Finals that went to penalties
Extra time is nothing compared to the nerve-shredding situation of a World Cup final going to penalties.
Thankfully, only two finals have gone the full distance to spot kicks, with Brazil winning in 1994, and Italy in 2006.
- Brazil 0-0 Italy – 1994 (Brazil win 3-2 on pens)
- Italy 1-1 France – 2006 (Italy win 5-3 on pens)
Roberto Baggio famously missed Italy’s last spot kick in the 1994 final at the Rose Bowl but the Azzurri did bury that ghost in 2006, as Fabio Grosso slotted home to edge them past France.
😏 Grosso scoring a winning penalty in a major final, you say?
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) August 6, 2021
World Cup Final attendances
Tickets for World Cup finals resemble gold residue for fans, and Qatar 2022 could establish another standard, on the off chance that the Lusail Arena arrives at limit.
The 88,966-limit field will kick off something new, if full for the last, making it the most noteworthy went to last since the 1994 masterpiece in the USA.
|Year||Attendance||Winner||Runner Up||Final Score||Stadium (City)|
|1930||68,346||Uruguay||Argentina||4-2||Estadio Centenario, Montevideo|
|1934||55,000||Italy||Czechoslovakia||2-1 (AET)||Stadio Nazionale, Rome|
|1938||45,000||Italy||Hungary||4-2||Stade Olympique de Colombes, Paris|
|1950||173,850*||Uruguay||Brazil||2-1||Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro|
|1954||62,500||West Germany||Hungary||3-2||Wankdorf Stadium, Bern|
|1958||51,800||Brazil||Sweden||5-2||Rasunda Stadium, Solna|
|1962||69,000||Brazil||Czechoslovakia||3-1||Estadio Nacional, Santiago|
|1966||96,924||England||West Germany||4-2 (AET)||Wembley Stadium, London|
|1970||107,412||Brazil||Italy||4-1||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City|
|1974||75,200||West Germany||Netherlands||2-1||Olympiastadion, Munich|
|1978||71,483||Argentina||Netherlands||3-1 (AET)||Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires|
|1982||90,000||Italy||West Germany||3-1||Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid|
|1986||114,600||Argentina||West Germany||3-2||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City|
|1990||73,603||West Germany||Argentina||1-0||Stadio Olimpico, Rome|
|1994||94,194||Brazil||Italy||0-0 (AET) Brazil 3-2 on pens||Rose Bowl, Pasadena|
|1998||75,000||France||Brazil||3-0||Stade de France, Saint-Denis|
|2002||69,029||Brazil||Germany||2-0||International Stadium, Yokohama|
|2006||69,000||Italy||France||1-1 (AET) Italy 5-3 on pens||Olympiastadion, Berlin|
|2010||84,490||Spain||Netherlands||1-0 (AET)||Soccer City, Johannesburg|
|2014||74,738||Germany||Argentina||1-0 (AET)||Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro|
|2018||78,011||France||Croatia||4-2||Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow|
*The 1950 World Cup didn’t include a last, as FIFA settled on a cooperative competition, with Uruguay affirmed as victors. Their last round conflict with Brazil attracted 173,850 onlookers at the Maracana Arena however the 114,600 participation for Argentina’s success over West Germany in Mexico ’86 is the record for a ‘last’.