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Who won the World Cup in his own Country?

Question by Hero12 | 2015-10-07 at 21:48

I am very interested in a list of countries that have so far made to win the Football World Cup in their own country.

Currently, I can only remember France in 1998. However, has it happened more often?

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Indeed, it often happens that teams can use their home advantage to manage winning the World Cup in their own country.

Here is a complete list:

  • 1930 Uruguay
  • 1934 Italy
  • 1966 England
  • 1974 Germany
  • 1978 Argentina
  • 1998 France

With 21 World Championships so far, this even happens in about 30% of all cases.

More details can be found in the list of all previous World Cup Winners.
Last update on 2018-07-02 | Created on 2015-10-07

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