In spite of their central record, Egypt has so far made only two entrances in the World Cup, waning to victory a game on both instances. The Egypt national team was the first African and Middle Eastern team to succeed for the World Cup.
Egypt has also been as high as ninth in the FIFA World Rankings, making the team one of only three African national teams to enter the world’s top ten.
From 2008 to 2013, a six-year span, the national team won FIFA Team of the Year, the second-the majority of any country, behind just Brazil. Between November 2006 and June 2009 Spain went undefeated for a record-equaling 35 back to back matches before their furious misfortune to the United States, a record imparted to Brazil.
The team’s achievements have driven numerous analysts, specialists and previous players to consider the 2010 and 2012 Spanish sides among the best ever universal sides in world football.
England failed to qualify for the World Cup in 1974, 1978 and 1994. The team’s initial exit in the competition itself was its exclusion in the first round in 1950, 1958 and most lately in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, after being beaten in both their opening two matches for the first time, against Italy and Uruguay in Group D.
In 1950, four teams continued after the first round, in 1958 eight teams remained and in 2014 sixteen teams persisted.
Germany began their movement for a fourth European label with a 2–0 win in contradiction of Ukraine on 12 June. In contrast to Poland, Germany was held to a 0–0 draw but settled Group C with a 1–0 win against Northern Ireland. In the Round of 16, Germany challenged Slovakia and earned an easy 3–0 win. Germany then faced off against challengers Italy in the quarter-finals. Mesut Ozil started the scoring in the 65th minute for Germany, before Leonardo Bonucci drew even after adapting a penalty in the 78th minute. The score persisted 1–1 after extra time and Germany beat Italy 6–5 in a penalty shootout.
Germany won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup after a 1–0 win against Chile in the final at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg on 2 July, 2017. it was their first win for FIFA Confederations Cup title.
Saudi Arabia have won the Asian Cup three times on 984, 1988, and 1996 and qualified for the World Cup four consecutive times ever since they started their career at the 1994 tournament.
In the 1994 World Cup under the management of Jorge Solari, Saudi Arabia beat both Belgium and Morocco in the group stage before dropping to Sweden in the Round of 16. Saudi Arabia was terminated in the first round of the next three Cup tournaments.