List of Captains Who Have Lifted The FIFA World Cup Trophy

Captains Who Have Lifted The FIFA World Cup TrophyThe FIFA World Cup is around the corner and will be conducted from 21st November to 18th December 2022. The upcoming FIFA World Cup will be the 22nd edition of the world cup. 

The idea which was proposed in 1929 was started in 1930. The first world cup hosted in 1930 was won by the hosts Uruguay. Since then, only seven other teams have managed to win the World Cup.  

The captain of the winning team has the honour of lifting the world cup first before any teammates. This is the respect earned and this is something every player dreams of.  

List of Captains Who Have Lifted The FIFA World Cup Trophy

Captains Who Have Lifted The FIFA World Cup Trophy
Captains Who Have Lifted The FIFA World Cup Trophy

The first world cup was held in 1930. Jose Nasazzi was the Uruguay captain and was also the first captain to hold the FIFA World Cup trophy. Since then, 20 more captains have lifted the fifa world cup trophy. 

FUN FACT: No captain has held the FIFA world cup trophy twice. 

Several legendary players like Franz Beckenbauer, Cafu, Iker Casillas have had the honour to lift the world cup. 

Today, we will be sharing the list of 21 captains who have lifted the FIFA world cup trophy. The following data has been taken from various websites which include Wikipedia and Goal

Year Winning Captain Winning Team Opposition
1930 Jose Nasazzi Uruguay Argentina
1934 Gianpiero Combi Italy Czech Republic
1938 Giuseppe Meazza Italy Hungary
1950 Obdulio Varela Uruguay Brazil
1954 Fritz Walter West Germany Hungary
1958 Hilderaldo Bellini Brazil Sweden
1962 Mauro Ramos Brazil Czech Republic
1966 Bobby Moore England West Germany
1970 Carlos Alberto Brazil Italy
1974 Franz Beckenbauer West Germany Netherlands
1978 Daniel Passarella Argentina Netherlands
1982 Dino Zoff Italy West Germany
1986 Diego Maradona Argentina Germany
1990 Lothar Matthaus Germany Argentina
1994 Dunga Brazil Italy
1998 Didier Deschamps France Brazil
2002 Cafu Brazil Germany
2006 Fabio Cannvaro Italy France
2010 Iker Casillas Spain Netherlands
2014 Philipp Lahm Germany Argentina
2018 Hugo Lloris France Croatia

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