The FIFA World Cup is an international competition of association football, organized by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, or FIFA. The World Cup is contested among 32 teams every four years. The host nation of the tournament automatically qualifies, while the rest of the teams must first compete with the other nations of their confederations. The first World Cup was held in Uruguay in 1930. The current champions are Spain, and the next World Cup is scheduled for 2014 in Brazil.
The World Cup was not held in 1942 or 1946 due to World War II
1974: West Germany