Footballers with the most games played in World Cup history

Footballers with the most games played in World Cup history
Maradona and Matthaus before the final of Italy '90 (Taringa)

Being called up to represent your country in a World Cup is a source of pride. today we will review footballers with the most games played in World Cup history. Like is logic, they are all true legends:

LOTHAR MATTHAUS

The German leads the classification of footballers with the most games played in the World Cup with a total of 25. It is also, one of the few who was present at 5 world (1982, 1986, 1990, 1994 Y 1998). He was champion in the edition of Italy 1990.

footballers with the most matches in the World Cups
Matthaus, a german soccer legend (BeSoccer)

MIROSLAV KLOSE

German footballer (Although he born in Poland) He played a total of 24 World Cup meetings, allowing you to take second place. further, is the top scorer in World Cup history with 16 annotations. He was champion in 2014.

World Cup top scorer
Miroslav Klose celebrates a goal with the Germany shirt (The vanguard)

PAOLO MALDINI

Another myth present in this list of footballers with the most games played in World Cup history. The Italian defender has 23 encounters spread over 4 editions. He was a finalist in 1994.

Paolo Maldini Italy
Paolo Maldini and Romario face to face in the United States World Cup held in 1994 (Pinterest)

DIEGO ARMANDO MARADONA

We continue with illustrious names. The Argentinian Diego Armando Maradona, for many the best footballer of all time, was present in 4 World Cups in which he played a total of 21 matches. He was champion in 1986 and played the final in 1990.

Maradona Argentina
Maradona, Absolute idol for the Argentine fans (sopitas)

UWE SEELER

Again a German who slips into this list of players with the most matches in the World Cups. The forward participated in 21 encounters spread over 4 World Cups (1958, 1962, 1966 Y 1970). Unfortunately for him, could not be champion at any time.

footballers with the most games played in the World Cups
Uwe Seeler, one of the best strikers in the history of Germany (Sports Universe)

WLADYSLAW ZMUDA

One of the best Polish footballers in history. Zmuda is another one of those who surpassed twenty matches (21). One of the members of the best Polish team in history. Juice 4 world (1974, 1978, 1982 Y 1986). He couldn't win either.

footballers with the most matches in the World Cups
Zmuda in a match with the Polish team (Transfermarkt)

With 20 games played we find other great names such as the Brazilian Cafu, Germans Lame Y Schweinsteiger, the Polish Side or the Argentine Mascherano. Meanwhile, Leo Messi, with 19 Until now, He is one of the people with the most options to become the player with the most games played in World Cup history.

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