FIFA World Cup Most Winning Players List

FIFA World Cup Most Winning Players

Winning the FIFA World Cup is an achievement that most professional soccer players can only dream of. Though, some of the best players have managed to achieve victory on more than one occasion. Here is a list of players that have won multiple FIFA World Cups:

What players have won the most FIFA World Cups?

  1. Pelé: 3 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962, 1970)
  2. Bellini: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  3. Cafu: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1994, 2002)
  4. Castilho: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  5. Daniel Passarella: 2 World Cups with Argentina (1978, 1986)
  6. Didi: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  7. Djalma Santos: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  8. Eraldo Monzeglio: 2 World Cups with Italy (1934, 1938)
  9. Garrincha: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  10. Gilmar: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  11. Giovanni Ferrari: 2 World Cups with Italy (1934, 1938)
  12. Giuseppe Meazza: 2 World Cups with Italy (1934, 1938)
  13. Guido Masetti: 2 World Cups with Italy (1934, 1938)
  14. Mário Zagallo: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  15. Mauro: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  16. Nílton Santos: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  17. Pepe: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  18. Ronaldo: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1994, 2002)
  19. Vavá: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  20. Zito: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)
  21. Zózimo: 2 World Cups with Brazil (1958, 1962)

Most FIFA World Cup Wins

The soccer player with the most FIFA World Cup victories is Pelé, with three. Pelé is the only player in history to have won three FIFA World Cups, helping Brazil take home the trophy in 1958, 1962, and 1970. Throughout his career, Pelé scored 77 goals while playing for his national team, making him Brazil’s top goalscorer in history. Out of his 77 total international goals with Brazil, 12 were scored in FIFA World Cups. In the 1958 FIFA World Cup alone, Pelé scored six goals.

For the second most FIFA World Cup wins, 20 players are tied with two wins. The first players to have won two FIFA World Cups were Eraldo Monzeglio, Giovanni Ferrari, and Guido Masetti,  each playing for the Italian National Team. Monzeglio, Ferrari, and Masetti each won the 1934 and 1938 FIFA World Cups.

The most recent World Cup that was won by a player with multiple World Cup victories was the 2002 FIFA World Cup. At this tournament, both Cafu and Ronaldo won the final for Brazil. Since the 2002 FIFA World Cup, no player has managed to win the tournament more than once. Though, this could change with the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

FAQ

Which player has won the most FIFA World Cups?

Pelé has won the most FIFA World Cups as an individual player with a total of three. He won all three World Cups with Team Brazil in 1958, 1962, and 1970. Pelé is the only player to have won three World Cups. After Pelé, 20 other players have won two World Cups.

Has any player won two FIFA World Cups?

Twenty players have won the FIFA World Cup exactly two times, including Bellini, Cafu, Castilho, Didi, Djalma Santos, Giovanni Ferrari, Garrincha, Gilmar, Guido Masetti, Mauro, Giuseppe Meazza, Eraldo Monzeglio, Nílton Santos, Daniel Passarella, Pepe, Ronaldo, Vavá, Mário Zagallo, Zito, and Zózimo.