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Only seven nations have won the soccer World Cup in the 18 times it was held. The top team is Brazil, which has qualified to play every tournament, and has won 5 times – a record. Italy is second with 4 titles and Germany is third with 3 titles. Tied for fourth place with 2 wins each are Argentina and Uruguay. England and France have each won once.
The team that won the last tournament is Italy, who beat France in the final in 2006. The next soccer World Cup will be held in June & July of 2014 in Brazil.
The 2010 World Cup was held in South Africa. The FIFA World Cup is the most watched sporting event in the world, with over 715 million people watching the last final match.
Recent qualifiers are shaping the teams of the 2014 World Cup with Canada still a contender.
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Canada beat Panama at the world cup qualifier Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 where the Canadian women's olympic team was also in attendance.
Katrina and her brother attended the world cup qualifiers in Toronto and saw Canada defeat Panama 1:0 on a quickly taken penalty kick outside the box.
Everyone was dressed in supporting red Toronto t-shirts and there was alot of jubilation from the 17,000 people in the stadium.
Read more about the FIFA qualifying preliminaries here.