The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Qatar. It will start on November 20, 2022. The world cup has always been fun and exciting. Over the years, the world has seen some of the best football games ever played. Many FIFA World Cup games have gone down in history as some of the best and most exciting games ever played.
Here is our pick
1. Ghana against Uruguay, 2010
In the quarterfinals of the 2010 World Cup, Uruguay played against Ghana. Ghana was the underdog in this game because the South Americans were the favorite.
Luis Suarez became known on the international stage for the first time in this match when he gave Ghana a penalty by touching the ball to get it out of his area. This got him sent off.
After Full Time, the match went to a Penalty Shootout because Ghana missed it as a penalty kick. In the end, the Uruguayans won the game 4–2 on penalty kicks.
2. Romania against Argentina, 1994
This was one of the most famous World Cup games ever, and Argentina was the clear favorite to win this round of 16 matches. But they lost when Romania scored three goals early in the game. Even though Argentina scored two goals, including one in the 80th minute, Romania still won 3-2.
3.Brazil vs. Italy, 1970
In the 1970 World Cup final, Brazil and Italy played each other for the first time. Pele and Carlos Alberto were both on this great Brazilian team. Brazil beat Italy 4-1 to win the 1970 FIFA World Cup. This is considered one of the best FIFA World Cup games.
4. Belgium against Japan, 2018
There were many nail-biting games at the 2018 World Cup, and Belgium vs. Japan was one of the last 16 games that left fans gasping for air. Everyone was shocked when Japan, seen as the underdog, beat Belgium 2-0 right after halftime. The Belgians did not do anything to stop the Japanese from taking over. This game is known as one of the best in the history of the World Cup.
In the end, Jan Vertonghen and Marouane Fellaini scored, giving them two goals. Nacer Chadli scored the game-winning goal for Belgium in the 93rd minute, making the score 3-2 in Belgium’s favor.
5. France against Argentina, 2018
In the round of 16 of the 2018 World Cup, France played Argentina. Both teams had highly regarded superstars, so it was expected that a legendary matchup would happen. France took the lead when Antoine Griezmann made the penalty kick, but Angel Di Maria quickly tied the game for Argentina. Benjamin Pavard scored a great goal to put France back in front, but Gabriel Mercardo scored for Argentina to tie the game.
Kylian Mbappe’s brilliance was shown to the whole world in this game, as he scored two goals in four minutes and won a penalty. The home team won 4-3 after Aguero scored a late goal for Argentina.
6. Spain vs. Netherlands, 2014
Spain was the reigning world champion when they played the Netherlands in their World Cup group-stage match. But they were brought back to earth when the Netherlands beat them 5-1. The 2014 World Cup match between Spain and the Netherlands was the best in the history of the FIFA World Cup.
Diego Costa’s penalty kick gave Xabi Alonso the first goal for Spain, but Arjen Robben, Robin van Persie, and Stefan de Vrij scored for the Netherlands to help them come back and win 5-1.
This game will also be remembered for Robin van Persie’s famous goal, which led to him being called “The Flying Dutchman.”
7.England vs. West Germany, 1966
England played West Germany in the 1966 World Cup final, and England had a chance to win at home. England beat West Germany in this amazing game to win their first and only World Cup.
Bobby Charlton and the famous Bobby Moore lead the team. Geoff Hurst scored the game-winning goals for England against West Germany at their home stadium, Wembley, in the 101st and 120th minutes.
8.Italy vs. Brazil, 1982
In 1982, Italy and Brazil met again in the final. Brazil won the last game between these two teams by 4-1. Italy got back at Brazil this time by beating them 3–2.
Paolo Rossi’s hat trick gave Italy the win, and the Azzurri went on to win all their games at the 1982 World Cup.
9.Italy vs. West Germany, 1970
The 1970 World Cup Semi Final between West Germany and Italy is considered one of the best world cup games. People say that this game is the “Game of the Century.” The Italians were ahead until the 90th minute, when the Germans tied the score. In extra time, five goals were scored, creating a chain reaction of happiness.
Gerd Muller put West Germany in front four minutes into extra time, but Tarcisio Bergnich and Luigi Riva gave Italy a chance to win. Muller scored again in minute 110, and Gianni Rivera’s goal in the last minute gave Italy the win.
10. Germany against Brazil, 2014
Germany’s match against Brazil at the 2014 World Cup is the best FIFA World Cup match ever. In the Semi Finals of this game, Brazil lost at home by a score of 7-1. Germany beat Brazil easily, by 5-0 at halftime.
Brazil had not lost a competitive game at home in 39 years. In the 2014 World Cup, Germany went on to win the whole thing after beating Argentina.
Some of the best games have been played at the FIFA World Cup. With that in mind, this article has ten of the best. Every World Cup fan wants to see something amazing, but we often have to watch a lot of garbage. These games were some of the best that have ever been played in the World Cup.