Tournament Details



Details:
Host country: Spain
Dates: 13-June-1982 to 11-July-1982
Teams: 24

Stages:
Round 24 teams split in 6 groups of 4
Group 1 | Group 2 | Group 3 | Group 4 | Group 5 | Group 6
Round 12 teams split in 4 groups of 3.
Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D
Round 4 Team Playoff
Playoffs

Qualification:
      Countries qualified       Country failed to qualify       Countries that did not enter       Country not a member
Notes:
  • the World Cup was expanded to feature 24 teams.
  • the first World Cup in which teams from all six continental confederations participated in the finals

  • Team Placing:
    Placing Team Starting ELO Rating Current ELO Rating GF GA GD Region
    1 Italy 1892 2188 (+296) 12 6 6 UEFA
    2 West Germany 2108 2057 (-51) 12 10 2 UEFA
    3 Poland 1959 2044 (+85) 11 5 6 UEFA
    4 France 1878 1921 (+43) 16 12 4 UEFA
    17 Brazil 2092 2127 (+35) 15 6 9 CONMEBOL
    17 England 1963 2043 (+80) 6 1 5 UEFA
    17 Soviet Union 2010 2020 (+10) 7 4 3 UEFA
    17 Argentina 2003 1927 (-76) 8 7 1 CONMEBOL
    17 Austria 1917 1873 (-44) 5 4 1 UEFA
    17 Yugoslavia 1916 1863 (-53) 2 2 0 UEFA
    17 Scotland 1837 1860 (+23) 8 8 0 UEFA
    17 Spain 1888 1850 (-38) 4 5 -1 UEFA
    17 Belgium 1914 1841 (-73) 3 5 -2 UEFA
    17 Czechoslovakia 1898 1830 (-68) 2 4 -2 UEFA
    17 Hungary 1799 1826 (+27) 12 6 6 UEFA
    17 Algeria 1647 1755 (+108) 5 5 0 CAF
    17 Northern Ireland 1739 1755 (+16) 5 7 -2 UEFA
    17 Cameroon 1636 1714 (+78) 1 1 0 CAF
    17 Peru 1774 1667 (-107) 2 6 -4 CONMEBOL
    17 Chile 1771 1657 (-114) 3 8 -5 CONMEBOL
    17 Honduras 1600 1626 (+26) 2 3 -1 CONCACAF
    17 Kuwait 1632 1599 (-33) 2 6 -4 AFC
    17 New Zealand 1599 1532 (-67) 2 12 -10 OFC
    17 El Salvador 1610 1507 (-103) 1 13 -12 CONCACAF
    Top goal scorers:

    6 goals Paolo Rossi
    5 goals Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
    4 goals Zbigniew Boniek
    4 goals Zico
    3 goals Alain Giresse
    3 goals Falcão
    3 goals Gerry Armstrong
    3 goals László Kiss
    2 goals Antonín Panenka
    2 goals Bernard Genghini
    2 goals Billy Hamilton
    2 goals Bryan Robson
    2 goals Daniel Bertoni
    2 goals Daniel Passarella
    2 goals Didier Six
    2 goals Diego Maradona
    2 goals Dominique Rocheteau
    2 goals Éder
    2 goals Gábor Pölöskei
    2 goals John Wark
    2 goals Klaus Fischer
    2 goals László Fazekas
    2 goals Marco Tardelli
    2 goals Michel Platini
    2 goals Pierre Littbarski
    2 goals Salah Assad
    2 goals Serginho
    2 goals Sócrates
    2 goals Tibor Nyilasi
    2 goals Trevor Francis
    2 goals Walter Schachner
    1 goal Abdulaziz Al-Buloushi
    1 goal Alain Couriol
    1 goal Aleksandr Chivadze
    1 goal Alessandro Altobelli
    1 goal Alexandre Czerniatynski
    1 goal Andriy Bal
    1 goal Andrzej Buncol
    1 goal Andrzej Szarmach
    1 goal Antonio Cabrini
    1 goal Antonio Laing
    1 goal Bruno Conti
    1 goal Bruno Pezzey
    1 goal David Narey
    1 goal Enrique Saura
    1 goal Erwin Vandenbergh
    1 goal Faisal Al-Dakhil
    1 goal Francesco Graziani
    1 goal Gérard Soler
    1 goal Graeme Souness
    1 goal Grégoire Mbida
    1 goal Grzegorz Lato
    1 goal Guillermo La Rosa
    1 goal Gustavo Moscoso
    1 goal Hans Krankl
    1 goal Héctor Zelaya
    1 goal Horst Hrubesch
    1 goal Ivan Gudelj
    1 goal Janusz Kupcewicz
    1 goal Jesús María Zamora
    1 goal Joe Jordan
    1 goal John Robertson
    1 goal József Tóth
    1 goal József Varga
    1 goal Juan Carlos Letelier
    1 goal Juanito
    1 goal Júnior
    1 goal Kenny Dalglish
    1 goal Khoren Oganesian
    1 goal Lakhdar Belloumi
    1 goal Lázár Szentes
    1 goal Ludo Coeck
    1 goal Luis Ramírez
    1 goal Marius Trésor
    1 goal Maxime Bossis
    1 goal Miguel Ángel Neira
    1 goal Oleg Blokhin
    1 goal Oscar
    1 goal Osvaldo Ardiles
    1 goal Paul Breitner
    1 goal Paul Mariner
    1 goal Rabah Madjer
    1 goal Ramaz Shengelia
    1 goal Ramón Díaz
    1 goal Reinhold Hintermaier
    1 goal René Girard
    1 goal Roberto López Ufarte
    1 goal Rubén Toribio Díaz
    1 goal Sergei Baltacha
    1 goal Stefan Majewski
    1 goal Steve Archibald
    1 goal Steve Sumner
    1 goal Steve Wooddin
    1 goal Tedj Bensaoula
    1 goal Uwe Reinders
    1 goal Vladimir Petrovic
    1 goal Wlodzimierz Ciolek
    1 goal Wlodzimierz Smolarek
    1 goal Yuri Gavrilov