The World Cup is an international football competition held every four years. The competition was held for the first time in 1930. The 2018 World Cup is being held in Russia. Germany are the current champions, having won the competition in Brazil in 2014. However the German team has been eliminated from the current competition in the group phase.
Brazil are the leading winners having won the World Cup on five occasions. Germany and Italy have both won the competition on four occasions. The 1958 World Cup was held in Sweden. The competition began on June 8th and sixteen teams competed over a period of 22 days. Brazil won the competition for the first time, defeating Sweden in the final in Stockholm.
Brazil won the World Cup for the first time in the year 1958 On This day.
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