1982 FIFA World Cup Spain ™
- Teams: 28
- When: 13 June 1982 to 11 July 1982
- Final: 11 July 1982
- Matches: 52
- Goals Scored: 146 (average 2.8 per match)
- Attendance: 2109723 (average 40571)
- Winner: Italy
- Runners-Up: Germany FR
- Third: Poland
- Fourth: France
- adidas Golden Ball: Paolo ROSSI (ITA)
- adidas Golden Shoe: Paolo ROSSI (ITA)
- Best Young Player Award: Manuel AMOROS (FRA)
- FIFA Fair Play award: Brazil
Did You Know?
- Champions Italy did not win any of their first three games, while their adidas Golden Shoe winner Paolo Rossi failed to score until his fifth outing.
- France's 16 goals during Spain 82 were scored by ten players, a new record. In 1958, Les Bleus' 23 goals were spread between just six players.
- The Soviet Union squad included goalkeeping siblings Viktor and Vyacheslav Chanov, though Rinat Dassaiev's presence kept the pair on the sidelines.
- His last involvement in the competition 44 years past, Tim, famously rested by Brazil when they were eliminated by Italy, coached Peru at the finals.
- Norman Whiteside became the youngest player to appear in a finals game, turning out for Northern Ireland against Yugoslavia aged 17 years and 41 days.