Tournament Details



Details:
Host country: Italy
Dates: 08-June-1990 to 08-July-1990
Teams: 24

Stages:
Round 24 teams split in 6 groups of 4
Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F
Round 16 Team Playoff
Playoffs

Qualification:
      Countries qualified       Country failed to qualify       Countries that did not enter       Country not a member
Notes:
  • In Group F, The Republic of Ireland and the Netherlands finished with identical records. With both teams assured of progressing, they were split by the drawing of lots to determine second and third place.

  • Team Placing:
    Placing Team Starting ELO Rating Current ELO Rating GF GA GD Region
    1 West Germany 1994 2183 (+189) 15 5 10 UEFA
    2 Argentina 1794 2006 (+212) 5 4 1 CONMEBOL
    3 Italy 1964 2092 (+128) 10 2 8 UEFA
    4 England 1944 1944 (0) 8 6 2 UEFA
    5 Czechoslovakia 1854 1910 (+56) 10 5 5 UEFA
    5 Ireland 1891 1908 (+17) 2 3 -1 UEFA
    5 Yugoslavia 1893 1897 (+4) 8 6 2 UEFA
    5 Cameroon 1633 1660 (+27) 7 9 -2 CAF
    9 Brazil 1990 1982 (-8) 4 2 2 CONMEBOL
    9 Spain 1926 1939 (+13) 6 4 2 UEFA
    9 Netherlands 2032 1928 (-104) 3 4 -1 UEFA
    9 Belgium 1844 1876 (+32) 6 4 2 UEFA
    9 Romania 1895 1837 (-58) 4 3 1 UEFA
    9 Uruguay 1889 1814 (-75) 2 5 -3 CONMEBOL
    9 Colombia 1799 1726 (-73) 4 4 0 CONMEBOL
    9 Costa Rica 1611 1678 (+67) 4 6 -2 CONCACAF
    17 Soviet Union 1943 1947 (+4) 4 4 0 UEFA
    17 Sweden 1954 1757 (-197) 3 6 -3 UEFA
    17 Austria 1765 1738 (-27) 2 3 -1 UEFA
    17 Scotland 1739 1736 (-3) 2 3 -1 UEFA
    17 Egypt 1642 1689 (+47) 1 2 -1 CAF
    17 South Korea 1750 1634 (-116) 1 6 -5 AFC
    17 USA 1586 1494 (-92) 2 8 -6 CONCACAF
    17 United Arab Emirates 1460 1417 (-43) 2 11 -9 AFC
    Top goal scorers:

    6 goals Salvatore Schillaci
    5 goals Tomáš Skuhravý
    4 goals David Platt
    4 goals Lothar Matthäus
    4 goals Míchel
    4 goals Roger Milla
    3 goals Andreas Brehme
    3 goals Gary Lineker
    3 goals Jürgen Klinsmann
    3 goals Rudi Völler
    2 goals Bernardo Redín
    2 goals Careca
    2 goals Claudio Caniggia
    2 goals Darko Pancev
    2 goals Davor Jozic
    2 goals Dragan Stojkovic
    2 goals Gavril Balint
    2 goals Július Bielik
    2 goals Marius Lacatus
    2 goals Müller
    2 goals Roberto Baggio
    1 goal Alberto Górriz
    1 goal Aldo Serena
    1 goal Ali Thani Jumaa
    1 goal Andreas Ogris
    1 goal Andrei Zygmantovich
    1 goal Bruce Murray
    1 goal Carlos Valderrama
    1 goal Daniel Fonseca
    1 goal Emmanuel Kundé
    1 goal Enzo Scifo
    1 goal Erwin Koeman
    1 goal Eugène Ekéké
    1 goal François Omam-Biyik
    1 goal Freddy Rincón
    1 goal Gerhard Rodax
    1 goal Giuseppe Giannini
    1 goal Glenn Strömberg
    1 goal Hernán Medford
    1 goal Hwangbo Kwan
    1 goal Igor Dobrovolski
    1 goal Ivan Hašek
    1 goal Jan Ceulemans
    1 goal Johnny Ekström
    1 goal Jorge Burruchaga
    1 goal Juan Cayasso
    1 goal Julio Salinas
    1 goal Kevin Sheedy
    1 goal Khalid Ismaïl
    1 goal Lei Clijsters
    1 goal Luboš Kubík
    1 goal Magdi Abdelghani
    1 goal Marc Degryse
    1 goal Mark Wright
    1 goal Michel De Wolf
    1 goal Milan Luhový
    1 goal Mo Johnston
    1 goal Niall Quinn
    1 goal Oleh Protasov
    1 goal Oleksandr Zavarov
    1 goal Pablo Bengoechea
    1 goal Patrick Vervoort
    1 goal Paul Caligiuri
    1 goal Pedro Monzón
    1 goal Pedro Troglio
    1 goal Pierre Littbarski
    1 goal Robert Prosinecki
    1 goal Róger Flores
    1 goal Rónald González Brenes
    1 goal Ruud Gullit
    1 goal Safet Sušic
    1 goal Stuart McCall
    1 goal Tomas Brolin
    1 goal Uwe Bein
    1 goal Wim Kieft