FIFA World Cup Records Held By Coaches

FIFA World Cup Records Held By Coaches
FIFA World Cup Records Held By Coaches

Here are the records of FIFA World Cup you need to know

Which nation will lift the 2022 FIFA World Cup trophy? The tournament is set to start in November this year and will see a lot of exciting matches just like Euro 2020.

There are a lots of records held by coaches in World Cup history. Some records are held by the many least famous coaches that you don’t even know about.

This article will tell you about the FIFA World Cup records.

FIFA World Cup Records

  • Most matches coached – 25, Helmut Schön
  • Most matches won – 16, Helmut Schön
  • Most tournaments won – 2, Vittorio Pozzo
  • Most tournaments – 6, Carlos Alberto Parreira
  • Most nations coached – 5, Bora Milutinović and Carlos Alberto Parreira
  • Most consecutive tournaments – 5, Bora Milutinović
  • Most consecutive tournaments with same team – 4, Walter Winterbottom and Helmut Schön
  • Most consecutive wins – 11, Luiz Felipe Scolari
  • Most consecutive matches without a loss – 12, Luiz Felipe Scolari
  • Youngest coach – 27 years, 267 days, Juan Jose Tramutola
  • Oldest coach – 71 years, 317 days, Otto Rehhagel
  • Quickest substitution made – 4th minute, Cesare Maldini and Sven-Göran Eriksson
  • Most tournament appearances as player and head coach – 5, Mário Zagallo, Franz Beckenbauer, Berti Vogts and Diego Maradona

Helmut Schon holds the record for most matches coached in World Cup history. Between 1966–1978, he managed West Germany for record 25 times and won 16 out of them in the tournament.

Bora Milutinović and Carlos Alberto Parreira have coached the most nations in their career. They have coached Mexico, Costa Rica, Nigeria, China and United States, and Kuwait, UAE, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and South Africa respectively.

The youngest coach to manager a national team in the World Cup is Juan Jose Tramutola. In 1930 World Cup, he coached Argentina at the age of only 27 years.

On the other side, the oldest coach to manager a national team is Otto Rehhagel. In 2010 World Cup, he coached Greece national team at the age of 71 years.