Other Worldwide Soccer Competition
The Olympic Games
Held every four years since 1896, except during World War I (1916) and World War II (1940-44). Soccer was not a medal sport in 1896 at Athens or in 1932 at Los Angeles. By agreement between FIFA and the IOC, Olympic soccer competition is currently limited to players 23 years old and under with a few exceptions.
Multiple winners: England and Hungary (3); Soviet Union and Uruguay (2).
Multiple winners: United States (2).
The Under-20 World Cup
Held every two years since 1977. Officially, the World Youth Championship for the FIFA/Coca-Cola Cup.
Multiple winners: Argentina (4); Brazil (4); Portugal (2).
The Under-17 World Cup
Held every two years since 1985. Officially, the U-17 World Championship for the FIFA/JVC Cup.
Multiple winners: Brazil (3); Ghana and Nigeria (2).
Indoor World Championship
First held in 1989. FIFA's only Five-a-Side tournament.
Multiple winner: Brazil (3).
Women's World Cup
First held in 1991. Officially, the FIFA Women's World Championship.
Multiple winner: United States (2).
First held in 1992. Contested by the Continental champions of Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America and originally called the Intercontinental Championship for the King Fahd Cup until it was redubbed the FIFA/Confederations Cup for the King Fahd Trophy in 1997.
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