The footballers with the most World Cup wins in history

The footballers with the most World Cup wins in history
Pelé celebrates the title of world champion in Mexico 1970 (Getty Images)

The World Cup is the most important competition at the national team level. Held every four years, it is one of the most precious trophies for any player. In this article we will review the footballers with the most World Cup wins in football history.


Glancing at the list, we observe the large number of Brazilians who appear in the same. This is because Brazil is the selection that more World Cups has won in history (5).

Skin he is the only player who has managed to win three World Cups. This is the main argument of those who defend that he is the best footballer in history. He was champion in Sweden 1958, Chile 1962 and Mexico 1970.

Many of his teammates appear behind the Brazilian star. Garrincha, Gilmar Dos Santos Neves, Djalma Santos, Zózimo, Nilton Santos, Mauro Ramos, Zito, Didi, Lobo Zagallo, Vava Y Pepe champions were consecrated twice (Sweden 1958 and chili 1962).

Also with two World Cups appear other more recent Brazilian footballers. These are two authentic myths: Cafu (for many the best right back of all time) Y Ronaldo Nazario, possibly the best center forward in history. Both were world champions in the United States (1994) and in Korea and Japan (2002). They are two of the footballers with the most World Cups won.

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Cafu, captain of champion brazil 2022 (Mediotiempo)

Italy won two World Cups in a row in 1934 Y 1938. Four were the soccer players who were present in both appointments: Giuseppe Meazza, Giovanni Ferrari, Guido Masetti Y Eraldo Monzeglio.

By last, to close this list the footballers with the most World Cup wins in history, we meet the only Argentine capable of lifting the title twice. Is about Daniel Passarella, one of the best defenders of all time. He was champion with the albiceleste in the World Cups in Argentina 1978 and Mexico 1986.

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Passarella is the only Argentine who was present in both titles of the albiceleste (BeSoccer)

We will see if in the next editions some name is added to this select group with more than one World Cup in its record.



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