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How many matches will be played in the world cup cup?
There are 64 matches total in the tournament. There are 48 matches in group play. 4 teams in each of 8 groups play a round robin consisting of 6 matches. The result of group play produces 16 teams. It takes 2 teams to make one match. So now you have 8 matches of the first round of the knockout stage. There are no draws,so the first round will produce 8 winners. the 8 winners will produce 4 quarterfinal matches. From there you have 2 semifinal matches. There is a third and fourth place play off match. Then, 1 championship match!
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2010 will be his third. He appeared in 2002 and 2006.
6 world cups -- 92, 96 ,99, 2003, 2007, 2011 (winning)
3 substitutions for each team
They Nigeria qualified for 3 world cups 1994, 1998, 2002.
90 minutes, plus any added time for injuries and stoppages.
The length of a soccer match is a full ninety minutes, of 45 minutes each.But there will be extra time added for injury.
Lionel Messi has played in three world cups 2006, 2010 and the 2014 World Cup.
While Brazil was in three World Cup Finals during Pele's playing time, he actually played only two finals, in 1958 and 1970, due to injury in 1962.
There have been 7. 1990 - Stuart Pearce, Chris Waddle 1998 - Paul Ince, David Batty 2006 - Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher
A team may make 3 substitutions per match.
Longest FIFA Match 00:45 minutes or 0.75 hours (first half of regulation time*) 00:20 minutes or 0.33 hours (break time) 00:45 minutes or 0.75 hours (second half of regul…ation time*) 00:05 minutes or 0.08 hours (injury time or stoppage time**) 00:15 minutes or 0.15 hours (first half of extra time***) 00:15 minutes or 0.15 hours (second half of extra time***) 00:05 minutes or 0.08 hours (injury time or stoppage time**) 00:15 minutes or 0:15 hours (penalty shootout or sudden death****) Therefore, the estimate of maximum time possible for a soccer match is about 2 hours and 40 minutes (2.67 hours) unless it goes into an infinite penalty shootout. *If a penalty kick is issued near the end of either half of regulation time. The duration of either half of regulation time is extended until the penalty kick is taken or retaken. **Injury time or stoppage time is at sole discretion of the referee. And it is determined based on time lost due to attending injured players during regulation time and extra time. ***During this period, the golden goal is a method used to decide the winner of games in elimination matches (Example: FIFA World Cup matches) which end in a draw after the end of regulation time. Golden goal rules allow the team that score the first goal during extra time to be declared the winner. The game finishes when a golden goal is scored. ****A penalty kick or penalty is a type of free kick in football, taken from twelve yards (approximately eleven metres) out from goal and with only the goalkeeper of the defending team, the penalty taker and the goal. Best out of 5 goals and it can go on forever if the game remains a tie. On a Side Note... The longest football match lasted 42 hours and 5 minutes, this game broke the world's Guinness record for the longest football match. The event was held in Qatar by Snickers through a campaign called "Make football history".
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Answer France and Senegal played the first match of the 2002 World Cup. Senegal beat the reigning world champions by 1 goal to nil.
Chile have been three times to the world cup.
The final match between the Netherlands and Spain was played on July 11 in the Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg. Spain won 1-0 (a.e.t.).