World Cup History: Countries that hosted FIFA World Cup since its inception

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The World’s greatest nations hosted FIFA World Cup and won it in the same year they hosted.

From 1930 to the present year, 2022, FIFA World Cup has played 22 tournaments excluding 1942 and 1946 due to the World War II and its associated factors.

How many hosts nations won the world cup in the same year they hosted it?

Out of the many host nations for FIFA World Cup, only 6 host nations lifted the Cup in the same year they hosted it.

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These nations are:

1. Uruguay – 1930
2. Italy – 1934
3. England – 1966
4. West Germany – 1974
5. Argentina – 1978
6. France – 1998

For the continent of Africa, Mexico was the host nation that hosted the tournament in 1986 where the North African country, Morocco qualified for their first Quarter Finals in history.

LIST OF ALL FIFA WORLD CUP HOST NATIONS

1) Uruguay- 1930

2) Italy – 1934

3) France – 1938

4) Brazil – 1950

5) Switzerland – 1954

6) Sweden – 1958

7) Chile – 1962

8) England – 1966

9) Mexico – 1970

10) West Germany – 1974

11) Argentina – 1978

12) Spain – 1982

13) Mexico – 1986

14) Italy – 1990

15) United States – 1994

16) France – 1998

17) Japan & South Korea (hosted it jointly) – 2002

18) Germany – 2006

19) South Africa – 2010

20) Brazil – 2014

21) Russia – 2018

22) Qatar – 2022

The country for the next World Cup (2026) will be between Canada, Mexico and United States. Decision will be taken by the FIFA Council.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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