FIFA WORLD CUP HOST ANNOUNCEMENT HISTORY
When Where By World Cup Bid Country Voting Round
N Year 1st 2nd 3rd
15/V/2004 Zurich. Switzerland FIFA Executive Committee XIX 2010 South Africa
Morocco
Egypt
Libya *
Tunisia **
14
10
0
- -
* During its final deliberations, the Executive Committee came to the conclusion that it could no longer consider Libya's bid as it did not meet all the stipulations laid down in the official List of Requirements. Libya was asked and agreed to withdraw from the vote after refusing to allow Israel to play at the World Cup in the event of it winning the right to organise the tournament.
** On 8th May 2004 Tunisia has withdrawn its bid after its plan to co-host with Libya was rejected.
8/VII/2000 Zurich. Switzerland FIFA Executive Committee XVIII 2006 Germany
South Africa
England
Morocco
Brazil *
10
6
5

3
11
11

2
12
11
* Withdrew its bid on 5th July 2000.
31/V/1996 Zurich. Switzerland FIFA Executive Committee XVII 2002 South Korea *
Japan
*
x
x
- -
* The FIFA Executive Committee unanimously decided that the 2002 World Cup would be co-hosted by South Korea and Japan.
2/VII/1992 Zurich. Switzerland FIFA Executive Committee XVI 1998 France
Morocco
12
7
- -
4/VII/1988 Zurich. Switzerland FIFA Executive Committee XV 1994 USA
Morocco
Brazil
Chile
10
7
2
- -
19/V/1984 Zurich. Switzerland FIFA Executive Committee XIV 1990 Italy
USSR
France *
11
5
- -
* France postponed its application to 1998 because Italy run as candidate the same year.
20/V/1983 Stockholm. Sweden FIFA Executive Committee XIII 1986 Mexico *
USA
Canada
Brazil **
x - -
* By a unanimous vote.
** Withdrew its bid in February 1983.
9/VI/1974 Zurich. Switzerland FIFA Executive Committee Colombia renounced the task of hosting 24 teams on 5th November 1982.
Colombia * x - -
* By a unanimous vote.
6/VII/1966 London. Great Britain 35th FIFA Congress XII 1982 Spain * x - -
* On 30th May 1978 the 41st FIFA Congress at Buenos Aires "decided to increase to 24 the number of teams able to participate in the final round of the world cup. The decision, however, can be put into effect only after approval by the Executive Board and the Organising Committee."
XI 1978 Argentina x - -
X 1974 West Germany x - -
8/X/1964 Tokyo. Japan 34th FIFA Congress IX 1970 Mexico
Argentina
56
32
- -
22/VIII/1960 Rome. Italy 32nd FIFA Congress VIII 1966 England
West Germany
34
27
- -
9/VI/1956 Lisbon. Portugal 30th FIFA Congress VII 1962 Chile
Argentina
West Germany *
32
11
- -
* It was generally agreed that the tournament could not be held in Europe for the third successive time, so the West Germany's application was rejected.
21/VI/1954 Bern. Switzerland 29th FIFA Congress VI 1958 Sweden N/A - -
26/VII/1946 Luxembourg 25th FIFA Congress V 1954 Switzerland * x - -
* Only bidder. By a unanimous vote.
25/VII/1946 IV 1949,
postponed to
1950
for time reasons
Brazil * x - -
* Only bidder. By a unanimous vote.
1938 Paris. France 24th FIFA Congress - 1942 The appointment of an organizer was renounced.
13/VIII/1936 Berlin. Germany 23rd FIFA Congress III 1938 France
Argentina
19
4
- -
9/X/1932 Zurich. Switzerland FIFA Executive Committee II 1934 Italy *
Sweden
x
- -
* Only bidder. By a unanimous vote.
18/V/1929 Barcelona. Spain 18th FIFA Congress I 1930 Uruguay
Italy *
Netherlands *
Spain *
Sweden *
Hungary *
x - -
* Withdrew.
28/V/1928 Amsterdam. Netherlands 17th FIFA Congress Following a proposal of the Executive Committee, the FIFA Congress decided by a 25:5 vote (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Estonia voted against) to stage an official FIFA World Championship every four years.

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FIFA World Cup Host Announcement Decision
FIFA World Cup Origin


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