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Top 6 Biggest wins in World Cup history

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Let’s take a look at some of the most iconic victories in World Cup history.

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest football tournament in the world, attracting millions of fans from around the globe. The tournament has produced some of the most memorable moments in football history, including some of the biggest wins. In this article, we take a look at the top six biggest wins in World Cup history.

1- Hungary 10-1 El Salvador: World Cup 1982

The biggest win in World Cup history came in the 1982 tournament when Hungary defeated El Salvador 10-1 in the group stages. El Salvador had a nightmare match and was never in the game as Hungary ran rampant, with Laszlo Kiss scoring hat-tricks.

2- Hungary 9-0 South Korea: World Cup 1954

The second-biggest win in World Cup history also features Hungary, who defeated South Korea 9-0 in the 1954 tournament. Hungary was one of the favorites to win the tournament and showed why with an emphatic victory over a hapless South Korea side.

3- Yugoslavia 9-0 Zaire: World Cup 1974

In the 1974 World Cup, Yugoslavia put on a dominant performance against Zaire, winning 9-0 in the group stages. Nine different players scored for Yugoslavia in the match, which remains one of the biggest wins in World Cup history.

4- Sweden 8-0 Cuba: World Cup 1938

Sweden’s 8-0 victory over Cuba in the 1938 World Cup is still one of the biggest wins in the tournament’s history. Harry Andersson and Gustav Wetterstrom both scored hat-tricks as Sweden dominated from start to finish.

5- Uruguay 8-0 Bolivia: World Cup 1950

In the 1950 World Cup, Uruguay put on a clinical display against Bolivia, winning 8-0 in the group stages. The victory helped Uruguay on their way to winning the tournament, which remains one of their greatest achievements in football.

6- Germany 8-0 Saudi Arabia: World Cup 2002

The most recent entry on our list is Germany’s 8-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in the 2002 World Cup. Miroslav Klose scored a hat-trick in the match, as Germany put on a dominant display against a Saudi Arabia side that was outmatched in every aspect of the game.