Every football fan around the globe follows and watches the FIFA World Cup, which is held every four years.
The world’s governing body of football named the host nations for the 2026 World Cup this week. The tournament will make history because it will be the first time three countries host the World Cup, and 48 teams will compete for the first time.
Musicvibes has chosen to highlight the World Cup host countries with the most spectators.
1. USA 1994: (3.6 million)
The USA 94 had the biggest number of spectators in the World Cup’s history. When the United States hosts the World Cup in 2026, it will seek to break that record once more. Brazil won the competition that year, defeating Italy 5-4 on penalties.
2. Brazil 2014: ( 3.4 million)
The Samba lads’ stadium has attracted the same amount of World Cup fans as Germany’s stadium did in 2006. The Brazilians would want to forget this World Cup year as soon as possible after being humiliated 7-1 in the semi-finals by eventual champions Germany.
3. Germany 2006: ( 3.4 million)
The hosts of the 2014 World Cup are also among the countries with the largest number of fans who came to watch the games at the World Cup location. Germany also has the third-largest number of spectators at the games. The Italians won the tournament in the end, defeating France on penalties in the final.
4. South Africa 2010: (3.2 million )
The Men’s Senior World Cup was held for the first time in Africa, and it is still remembered as one of the most colorful in World Cup history. The tournament drew a total of 3.2 million spectators over the course of 64 games. The Spanish national team benefited from the African terrain, as they won the competition for the first time in their history.