World Cup vs. Euro Cup: Choose your Favorite Tournament

  • 3. The trophy (World Cup)
    1/17 The FIFA World Cup Trophy, was designed by Italian designer Silvio Gazzaniga. The trophy is 36 cm (14.2 in) high, made of solid 18 carat (75%) gold and weighs 6.175 kg (13.6 lb). The base contains two layers of semi-precious malachite while the bottom side of the trophy bears the engraved year and name of each FIFA World Cup winner since 1974.
  • 4. Team with most games lost (World Cup)
    2/17 Mexico is the team with more losses at World Cups, with a total of 25.
  • 1. National team with most titles (World Cup)
    3/17 Brazil has won five World Cups titles (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002).
  • 3. The trophy (Euro Cup)
    4/17 The Henri Delaunay Trophy, which is awarded to the winner of the Euro Cup, is named in honor of Henri Delaunay, the first General Secretary of UEFA, and was designed by his son Pierre. The trophy is made of sterling silver, weighs 8 kilograms (18 lb.) and is 60 centimeters (24 in.) tall. The names of the winning countries are engraved on the back of the trophy.
  • 6. Player with most appearances (World Cup)
    5/17 German midfielder Lothar Matthäus played 25 World Cup games (1982-1998).
  • 5. Most consecutive minutes without conceding a goal (World Cup)
    6/17 Italian goalkeeper Walter Zenga achieved the record of 517 minutes without conceding a goal in the Italy 1990.
  • 2. Historic top scorer (Euro Cup)
    7/17 French midfielder Michel Platini is the top scorer of Euro Cup finals with 9 goals.
  • 6. Player with most appearances (Euro Cup)
    8/17 French defender Lilian Thuram played 16 Euro Cup games.
  • 2. Historic top scorer (World Cup)
    9/17 German striker Miroslav Klose is the top scorer of World Cup overall finals with 16 goals.
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  • 4. Team with most games lost (Euro Cup)
    11/17 Denmark is the team with more losses at Euro Cups, with a total of 14.
  • 1. National team with most titles (Euro Cup)
    12/17 Two teams have won three Euro Cups: Germany (1972, 1980, 1996) and Spain (1964, 2008, 2012).
  • 7. Team with most runner-ups (World Cup)
    13/17 Germany is the team with more runner-ups at World Cup, with a total of 4 (1966, 1982, 1986, 2002).
  • 5. Most consecutive minutes without conceding a goal (Euro Cup)
    14/17 Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas achieved the record of 509 minutes without conceding a goal in the Euro 2012.
  • 7. Team with most runner-ups (Euro Cup)
    15/17 Germany is the also team with more runner-ups at Euro Cup, with a total of 3 (1976, 1992, 2008).
  • World Cup vs. Euro Cup
    16/17 Undoubtedly, the World Cup and Euro Cup are the most prestigious tournaments at national team level in the world. Learn some fun facts about both tournaments and choose your favorite.
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