World Cup key

THE 20TH FIFA WORLD CUP, the international men’s football tournament featuring 32 teams from all over the world who, for the past few weeks, have been sweating it out in the Brazilian sun and rain, ends tomorrow, July 13th, with the final match between Argentina and Germany.

The tournament has taken place every four years since 1930 (with the exceptions of 1942 and 1946). In the 19 previous competitions, although a total of 77 countries have participated at least once, only eight have won the championship. As you can see from the map above, there are two world regions that seem to have a stranglehold on the title — and, regardless of what happens tomorrow, that fact will not change.

Hover over the map to see how many times each country took home the cup and when, and let us know in the comments below who you think tomorrow’s big winner will be.

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