How many World Cups has Africa held?

Country # Years
Egypt 3 1934, 1990, 2018
Ghana 3 2006, 2010, 2014
South Africa 3 1998, 2002, 2010
Senegal 2 2002, 2018

Who has hosted the most World Cups?

17 countries have hosted the World Cup. Brazil, France, Italy, Germany, and Mexico have each hosted twice, while Uruguay, Switzerland, Sweden, Chile, England, Argentina, Spain, the United States, Japan and South Korea (jointly), South Africa, and Russia have each hosted once.

Which country will host 2023 World Cup?

Where is the World Cup 2038?

Ghana[edit]

In 2017, Ghana announced a plan to host the 2038 FIFA World Cup.

Who is the oldest footballer still playing?

Miura holds the records for being the oldest goalscorer in worldwide professional leagues at the age of 50 and, as of 2021, is the oldest professional footballer in the world at 54. He also holds the possibly unique distinction of having played professional football in five separate decades (1980s–2020s).

At what age do football players retire?

Players normally sign their first professional contract at seventeen and the average length of a football career is eight years. The average retirement age of a football player is 35-years-old.

Who has the longest career in football?

Leaders

Rank Player Years
1 Morten Andersen+ 1982-2007
2 Adam Vinatieri 1996-2019
3 Gary Anderson 1982-2004
4 Jeff Feagles 1988-2009
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