The FIFA World Cup is a global tournament hosted every four years. It started in the year 1930 and was first hosted by Uruguay .
Talking about the most heavy defeats in the World Cup our mind’s go back to the 7-1 demolishing of Brazil by Germany in the 2014 FIFA World hosted by Brazil.
Another memorable result was the 5-1 thrashing of Spain by The Netherlands.
Humiliation in football has been for a long time and it can never stop seeing such moments in the game of soccer.
- AS Adema 149-0 SO l’Emyrne
This was a football match played on 31 October 2002 between two teams in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
It holds the world record for the highest scoreline, recognized by The Guinness Book of Records.
Australia set a world record for the largest victory in an international football match, winning the game 31–0 against American Samoa.
Event: 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
Date: 11 April 2001, Venue: International Sports Stadium, Coffs Harbour, Australia.
Let’s take a glance through the history book as we find out the most outrageous scorelines’ in FIFA World Cup.
- Germany vs Brazil 7-1 (Men’s World Cup 2014)
Arguably one of the most memorable matches in recent World Cup history was Germany’s glorious 7-1 victory over Brazil at home in 2014.
- Spain 1-5 Netherlands (2014)
The 2014 World Cup was one with a lot of memorable clashes and Netherlands 5-1 thrashing of defending Champions Spain was one of them.
Spain, who defeated the orange whirlwind in the final of the biggest tournament in the previous edition in 2010, saw revenge in the eye four years later.
It was the opening game of the tournament for Spain and losing 5-1 made it their worst opening day defeat in 64 years (losing 1-6 at the 1950 World Cup against Brazil was the previous record).
- Germany vs Saudi Arabia 8-0 (Men’s World Cup 2002)
- USA 13-0 Thailand (2019)
The US Women’s National team beat Thailand 13-0, scoring ten goals in the second half in a match at Reims on June 12th 2019, to set the record of the most significant winning margin in women’s World Cup history following Germany’s 11-0 win over Argentina in 2007.
- Germany vs Ivory Coast 10-0 (Women’s World Cup 2015)
Germany also claim the third position in the women’s World Cup ranking for their 10-0 victory over the Ivory Coast in the last competition.
- Hungary vs South Korea 9-0 (Men’s World Cup 1954)
- Hungary vs El Salvador 10-1 (Men’s World Cup 1982)
- Yugoslavia vs Zaïre 9-0 (Men’s World Cup 1974)
- Sweden vs Cuba 8-0 (1938)
- Uruguay 8-0 Bolivia (1950)
- Uruguay 7-0 Scotland (1954)
- Turkey 7-0 Korea Republic (1954)
- Poland 7-0 Haiti (1974)
- Portugal 7-0 DPR Korea (2010)