Which country has won the World Cup the most often?


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As of 2014, Brazil is the country that has won the most World Cup championships. The country has won five total World Cup championships, with the most recent victory coming in 2002.

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Brazil's first World Cup title was won in 1958 when the tournament was hosted by Sweden. Brazil defeated Sweden five to two in that victory. In 1962, Brazil defeated Czechoslovakia in a three-to-one match. In a four-to-one victory over Italy, Brazil won its third World Cup title in 1970. For its fourth title, Brazil beat Italy again in 1994. The match ended in a zero to zero score, but Brazil won in penalty kicks. Brazil won its final title in 2002 when it defeated Germany two to zero.

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