FIFA World Cup Records – Penalty Shoot-outs And Extra Time

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Here are the FIFA World Cup records based on penalty shoot-outs and extra time

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

This article will tell you about the FIFA World Cup records made when the game went to penalty shoot-outs and to extra time.

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FIFA World Cup Records

Penalty Shoot-Outs

  • Most played – 5, Argentina (1990 (2), 1998, 2006, 2014)
  • Most played in one tournament – 2, Argentina (1990), Spain (2002), Costa Rica and Netherlands (2014), Croatia and Russia (2018)
  • Most won – 4, Germany (1982, 1986, 1990, 2006) and Argentina (1990, 1990, 1998, 2014)
  • Most won in one tournament – 2, Argentina (1990) and Croatia (2018)
  • Most lost – 3, England (1990, 1998, 2006), Italy (1990, 1994, 1998) and Spain (1986, 2002, 2018)
  • Most played shoot-out – 2, France vs Italy (1998, 2006)

Extra-Time

  • Most played – 11, Germany (1938, 1966, 1970 (2), 1982, 1986, 1990, 2006 (2), 2014 (2)) and Italy (1934 (2), 1934, 1938, 1970, 1990, 1994 (2), 1998, 2002, 2006 (2))
  • Most tournaments playing extra time – 8, Germany (1938, 1966, 1970, 1982, 1986, 1990, 2006, 2014) and Italy (1934, 1938, 1970, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006)
  • Most consecutive tournaments playing extra time – 5, Italy (1990–2006)
  • Most played in one tournament – 3, Belgium (1986), England (1990), Argentina (2014) and Croatia (2018)
  • Most consecutive played in one tournament – 3, England (1990) and Croatia (2018)
  • Most won (excluding replays and shoot-outs) – 5, Italy (1934, 1938, 1970, 1994, 2006)
  • Most lost (excluding replays and shoot-outs) – 3, Germany (1966, 1970, 2006)
  • Most won in one tournament (excluding replays and shoot-outs) –2, England (1990) and Germany (2014)
  • Most consecutive won in one tournament (excluding replays and shoot-outs) – 2, England (1990)
  • Most played match – 3, England vs Germany (1966, 1970, 1990)
  • Most consecutive played match – 2, England vs Germany (1966–1970)

Argentina holds the records for most penalty shoot-outs played in World Cup history. They played their first two penalty shoot-outs in 1990. Let us tell you that the nation has won two World Cups until now and both them came during Diego Maradona’s era.

In 1986 FIFA World Cup, Uruguayan player José Batista was sent off within just 56 seconds in to the game against Scotland. It was recorded as the fastest red card ever in World Cup history.

Also Read: FIFA World Cup Records Held By Goalkeepers

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Also Read: FIFA World Cup Records – Tournament Progress

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