Tournament Details



Details:
Host country: USA
Dates: 17-June-1994 to 17-July-1994
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:
  • Brazil became the first nation to win in a penalty shootout when they beat Italy 3–2 in the shootout .
  • The total attendance of nearly 3.6 million for the final tournament remains the highest in World Cup history, despite the expansion of the competition from 24 to 32 teams (and from 52 to 64 matches) in the 1998 World Cup.

  • Team Placing:
    Placing Team Starting ELO Rating Current ELO Rating GF GA GD Region
    1 Brazil 1963 2175 (+212) 11 3 8 CONMEBOL
    2 Italy 1986 2047 (+61) 8 5 3 UEFA
    3 Sweden 1907 2169 (+262) 15 8 7 UEFA
    4 Bulgaria 1771 1818 (+47) 10 11 -1 UEFA
    5 Germany 2009 1986 (-23) 9 7 2 UEFA
    5 Netherlands 1992 1961 (-31) 8 6 2 UEFA
    5 Spain 1893 1950 (+57) 10 6 4 UEFA
    5 Romania 1836 1866 (+30) 10 9 1 UEFA
    9 Argentina 1915 1847 (-68) 8 6 2 CONMEBOL
    9 Mexico 1853 1819 (-34) 4 4 0 CONCACAF
    9 Belgium 1823 1816 (-7) 4 4 0 UEFA
    9 Ireland 1881 1814 (-67) 2 4 -2 UEFA
    9 Nigeria 1741 1802 (+61) 7 4 3 CAF
    9 Switzerland 1873 1773 (-100) 5 7 -2 UEFA
    9 Saudi Arabia 1639 1722 (+83) 5 6 -1 AFC
    9 USA 1606 1666 (+60) 3 4 -1 CONCACAF
    17 Russia 1866 1892 (+26) 7 6 1 UEFA
    17 Colombia 1942 1882 (-60) 4 5 -1 CONMEBOL
    17 Norway 1852 1858 (+6) 1 1 0 UEFA
    17 South Korea 1665 1679 (+14) 4 5 -1 AFC
    17 Bolivia 1701 1651 (-50) 1 4 -3 CONMEBOL
    17 Morocco 1672 1578 (-94) 2 5 -3 CAF
    17 Cameroon 1685 1542 (-143) 3 11 -8 CAF
    17 Greece 1688 1446 (-242) 0 10 -10 UEFA
    Top goal scorers:

    6 goals Hristo Stoichkov
    6 goals Oleg Salenko
    5 goals Jürgen Klinsmann
    5 goals Kennet Andersson
    5 goals Roberto Baggio
    5 goals Romário
    4 goals Florin Raducioiu
    4 goals Gabriel Batistuta
    4 goals Martin Dahlin
    3 goals Bebeto
    3 goals Dennis Bergkamp
    3 goals Gheorghe Hagi
    3 goals José Luis Caminero
    3 goals Tomas Brolin
    2 goals Adolfo Valencia
    2 goals Adrian Knup
    2 goals Claudio Caniggia
    2 goals Daniel Amokachi
    2 goals Dino Baggio
    2 goals Emmanuel Amuneke
    2 goals Fuad Amin
    2 goals Hong Myung-Bo
    2 goals Ilie Dumitrescu
    2 goals Ion Andoni Goikoetxea
    2 goals Luis García
    2 goals Philippe Albert
    2 goals Rudi Völler
    2 goals Wim Jonk
    2 goals Yordan Letchkov
    1 goal Abel Balbo
    1 goal Alain Sutter
    1 goal Alberto García Aspe
    1 goal Aron Winter
    1 goal Branco
    1 goal Bryan Roy
    1 goal Dan Petrescu
    1 goal Daniel Borimirov
    1 goal Daniele Massaro
    1 goal David Embé
    1 goal Diego Maradona
    1 goal Dmitri Radchenko
    1 goal Earnie Stewart
    1 goal Eric Wynalda
    1 goal Erwin Sánchez
    1 goal Fahad Al-Ghesheyan
    1 goal Fernando Hierro
    1 goal Finidi George
    1 goal François Omam-Biyik
    1 goal Gaston Taument
    1 goal Georges Bregy
    1 goal Georges Grün
    1 goal Håkan Mild
    1 goal Hassan Nader
    1 goal Henrik Larsson
    1 goal Hernán Gaviria
    1 goal Hwang Sun-Hong
    1 goal John Aldridge
    1 goal John Harold Lozano
    1 goal Josep Guardiola
    1 goal Julio Salinas
    1 goal Karl-Heinz Riedle
    1 goal Kjetil Rekdal
    1 goal Lothar Matthäus
    1 goal Luis Enrique
    1 goal Marc Degryse
    1 goal Marcelino Bernal
    1 goal Márcio Santos
    1 goal Mohammed Chaouch
    1 goal Nasko Sirakov
    1 goal Raí
    1 goal Rashidi Yekini
    1 goal Ray Houghton
    1 goal Roger Ljung
    1 goal Roger Milla
    1 goal Saeed Al-Owairan
    1 goal Sami Al-Jaber
    1 goal Samson Siasia
    1 goal Seo Jung-Won
    1 goal Stéphane Chapuisat
    1 goal Txiki Begiristain