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All-Time World Cup Ranking Table

Since the first World Cup in 1930, Brazil is the only country to play in all 19 final tournaments. The FIFA all-time table below ranks all nations that have ever qualified for a World Cup final tournament by points earned through 2014. Victories, which earned two points from 1930–90, were awarded three points starting in 1994. Note that Germany's appearances include 10 made by West Germany from 1954–90.

Rank Team Matches Played Wins Draws Losses Goals for Goals against Points Ave. points Appearances
1 Brazil1047017172211022272.1820
2 Germany1066620202241212182.0518
3 Italy83452117128771561.8818
4 Argentina77421421131841401.8416
5 Spain592912189266991.6814
6 England622620167956981.5814
7 France5928121910671961.6314
8 Netherlands502712118648931.8610
9 Uruguay512012198071721.4112
10 Sweden461613177469611.3311
11 Russia40178156647591.4810
12 Serbia43178186459591.3711
13 Mexico531414255792561.0615
14 Belgium41149185266511.2412
15 Poland31155114440501.617
16 Hungary32153148757481.509
17 Portugal2613494329431.656
18 Czech Republic33125164749411.249
19 Austria29124134347401.387
20 Chile33117154049401.219
21 Switzerland33116164559391.1810
22 Paraguay27710103038311.158
23 USA3386193762300.9110
24 Romania218583032291.387
25 Denmark168262724261.634
26 Korea Republic3159173167240.779
27 Croatia167272117231.444
28 Colombia187292627231.285
29 Costa Rica155461723191.274
30 Scotland2347122541190.838
28 Cameroon2347121843190.837
32 Nigeria1853102026181.005
33 Bulgaria2638152253170.657
34 Turkey105142017161.602
35 Japan174491422160.945
36 Ghana124351316151.253
37 Peru154381931151.004
38 Republic of Ireland132831010141.083
39Northern Ireland133551323141.083
40 Ecuador104151011131.303
41 Algeria133371319120.924
42 Ivory Coast93151314101.113
43South Africa92431116101.113
44 Morocco132471218100.774
45 Norway82337891.123
46 Australia13238112690.694
47 Senegal52217681.601
48 German DR62225581.331
49 Greece1022652080.803
50Saudi Arabia1322993280.624
51 Ukraine52125771.401
52 Tunisia1214781770.584
53 Wales51314461.201
54 Iran1213872260.54
55 Cuba311151241.331
56 Slovakia41125741.001
57 Slovenia611451040.672
58Korea DPR711562140.572
59Bosnia and Herzegovina310244311
60 Jamaica31023931.001
61 New Zealand603341430.502
62 Honduras903631430.333
63 Angola30211220.671
64 Israel30211320.671
65 Egypt40223620.502
66 Kuwait30122610.331
67 Trinidad and Tobago30120410.331
68 Bolivia601512010.173
69 Iraq30031400.001
70 Togo30031600.001
71 Canada30030500.001
72 Indonesia10010600.001
73United Arab Emirates300321100.001
74 China PR30030900.001
75 Haiti300321400.001
76 Congo DR300301400.001
77 El Salvador600612200.002

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