>Brazil is the only country to appear in every single World Cup tournament.
>Famous Cricketer Viv Richards is the only person to play at both Cricket and Football World Cups.
>At 42, arsenal
fifas the oldest player to play and score in World Cup history.
>Turkey’s Hakan Sukur holds the record for the fastest goal in World Cup history in Korea 2002, after an amazing 11 seconds.
>Geoff Hurst is the only player to score a World Cup Final Hatrick.
>The first televised game was an Arsenal practice match at the Highbury ground in 1937
>A t the 1982 World Cup in Spain, Italian goalkeeper Dino Zoff, aged 40, became the oldest player ever to win a World Cup.
>Brazil’s Pele is the only player to win three World Cups (1958, 1962 and 1970).
>India withdrew from the World Cup in 1950 because FIFA refused to let their team play barefoot.
>An incredible 311 career goals have been scored by Maradona
>Zinedine Zidane was never caught offside in his career!
>An international match between Chile & Uruguay was abandoned in 1975 after 19 players were sent off.
>The highest scoring soccer game was 149-0!