Captains Who Have Lifted The FIFA World Cup Trophy – The 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
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|
|1934||Gianpiero Combi||Italy||Czech Republic|
|1954||Fritz Walter||West Germany||Hungary|
|1962||Mauro Ramos||Brazil||Czech Republic|
|1966||Bobby Moore||England||West Germany|
|1974||Franz Beckenbauer||West Germany||Netherlands|
|1982||Dino Zoff||Italy||West Germany|
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