FIFA World Cup: players with most matches 1930-2018

This graph depicts the soccer players with the most appearances at the FIFA World Cup from 1930 to 2018. The German midfielder, Lothar Matthäus, tops the list, having made 25 appearances at the World Cup between 1982 and 1998.

Soccer players with the most appearances at the FIFA World Cup from 1930 to 2018

Number of appearances
Lothar Matthäus
(Germany)
25
Miroslav Klose
(Germany)
24
Paolo Maldini
(Italy)
23
Uwe Seeler
(Germany)
21
Diege Maradona
(Argentina)
21
Władysław Żmuda
(Poland)
21
Cafu
(Brazil)
20
Bastian Schweinsteiger
(Germany)
20
Philipp Lahm
(Germany)
20
Grzegorz Lato
(Poland)
20
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Source

Release date

July 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1930 to 2018

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