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FIFA World Cup™ Record - Players

Players with most the tournament participations
PlayerEditions
Antonio CARBAJAL5 (1950, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1966)
Lothar MATTHAEUS5 (1982, 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998)
CAFU (Marcos Evangelista de Moraes)4 (1994, 1998, 2002, 2006)
Giuseppe BERGOMI4 (1982, 1986, 1990, 1998)
Paolo MALDINI4 (1990, 1994, 1998, 2002)
Players with the most matches
PlayerMPWLD
Lothar MATTHAEUS251546
Paolo MALDINI231436
Diego MARADONA211254
Uwe SEELER211344
Wladyslaw ZMUDA211254
Youngest players
PlayerEditionDateFirst MatchStageAge
Norman WHITESIDE198217/06/1982YUG0:0NIRGroup matches17Y-01M-10D
Samuel ETOO199817/06/1998ITA3:0 (1:0)CMRGroup matches17Y-03M-07D
Femi OPABUNMI200212/06/2002NGA0:0ENGGroup matches17Y-03M-09D
Salomon OLEMBE199811/06/1998CMR1:1 (0:0)AUTGroup matches17Y-06M-03D
PELÉ (Edson Arantes do Nascimento)195815/06/1958BRA2:0 (1:0)URSGroup matches17Y-07M-23D
Oldest players
PlayerEditionDateFirst MatchStageAge
Roger MILLA199428/06/1994RUS6:1 (3:0)CMRGroup matches42Y-01M-08D
Pat JENNINGS198612/06/1986NIR0:3 (0:2)BRAGroup matches41Y-00M-00D
Peter SHILTON199007/07/1990ITA2:1 (0:0)ENGMatch for third place40Y-09M-19D
Dino ZOFF198211/07/1982ITA3:1 (0:0)FRGFinal40Y-04M-13D
Ali BOUMNIJEL200623/06/2006UKR1:0 (0:0)TUNGroup matches40Y-02M-10D
Players with the most goals scored
PlayerEditionsMPGS
RONALDO1998, 2002, 20061915
Miroslav KLOSE2002, 2006, 20101914
Gerd MUELLER1970, 19741314
Just FONTAINE1958613
PELÉ (Edson Arantes do Nascimento)1958, 1962, 1966, 19701412
Players with the most goals in one match
PlayerEditionsDateMatchStageGS
Oleg SALENKO199428/06/1994RUS6:1 (3:0)CMRGroup matches5
Emilio BUTRAGUENO198618/06/1986DEN1:5 (1:1)ESPRound of 164
Ernest WILIMOWSKI193805/06/1938BRA6:5 a.e.t. (4:4, 3:1)POLFirst round4
EUSEBIO (Eusebio da Silva Ferreira)196623/07/1966POR5:3 (2:3)PRKQuarter-finals4
Just FONTAINE195828/06/1958FRA6:3 (3:1)FRGMatch for third place4
Players with the best average of goals per match
PlayerEditionsMPGSGA
Ernest WILIMOWSKI1938144.0
Sandor KOCSIS19545112.2
Just FONTAINE19586132.2
Abdel Rahman FAWZI1934122.0
Adolfo ZUMELZU1930122.0
Players who scored the fastest goals
PlayerEditionDateMatchStageMINSEC
Hakan SUKUR200229/06/2002KOR2:3 (1:3)TURThird place011
Players with the most cards (YC, RC)
PlayerEditionsMPY2YCR
Zinedine ZIDANE1998, 2002, 200612402
CAFU (Marcos Evangelista de Moraes)1994, 1998, 2002, 200620600
Rigobert SONG1994, 1998, 2002, 20109302
Diego MARADONA1982, 1986, 1990, 199421401
Lothar MATTHAEUS1982, 1986, 1990, 1994, 199825500