World Cup API

24.02.2024 07:07:58

Randal Kolo Muani admits that he is still haunted by his miss at the 2022 World Cup final that could have secured France their third World title. He stated: "I'll always be the guy who missed the 1-on-1 in the World Cup final." "That's for life. Even when my career's over, people will still talk to me about it. Of course, I'm still disgusted by that miss." Kolo Muani was one on one with only the goalkeeper to beat on the 122 minute of extra time but could not convert the chance. Kolo Muani recalls the moment by saying "I could have lobbed him, or find Kylian Mbappé [to the left]. But in the moment, I didn't see him." Catch the biggest Match-defining moments of the next World Cup through our World Cup 2026 API with our Match Events endpoint that includes: goals scored, the goal minute, goal scorer, saves and substitutions.

06.02.2024 12:33:44

Brazilian midfielder Guilherme Madruga has won the 2023 FIFA Puskás Award for his sublime bicycle kick from outside the box. Madruga's goal emerged as the best goal beating fellow finalists Nuno Santos (Portugal) and Julio Enciso (Paraguay) to win the award. The award is named in honour of legendary Hungarian forward Ferenc Puskás, who was famed for his stunning collection of individual strikes. At only 23 years old Madruga will hope the goal will put him on the spot for his first international call up to the Brazilian national team by new head coach Dorival Júnior. Our World Cup API has an added feature where users can visually see where a goal was scored on the pitch with our on-field simulation visuals tool.

02.02.2024 03:52:37

The CONCACAF 2026 World Cup qualifiers draw has been completed which involved 32 teams divided into 6 groups. The 32 teams will fight for 3 direct slots remaining after the USA, Mexico and Canada were awarded automatic qualification after winning hosting rights for the competition. Two slots are also available for the intercontinental play-offs. The next World Cup will be co-hosted by CONCACAF after a successful 3-way joint bid by USA, Mexico and Canada making it the largest World Cup in history after the 2002 World Cup jointly hosted by Japan and Korea Republic. This will provide for the perfect opportunity for a North American team to win the World Cup for the first time in history. Our World Cup 2026 API will provide full information of all qualified teams including which group each team will find itself in and a comprehensive fixtures list.

27.01.2024 07:15:04

The German national team have already started scouting their ideal World Cup base for the upcoming World Cup that is two and half years away. The next World Cup will be held over three countries; USA, Canada and Mexico. Germany have already started looking at the Kansas City area for a possible venue to use as their base over the 4 week competition. Germany would love to make history by winning the biggest World Cup of all time with 48 teams expected to participate and a total of 104 games to be played. Most countries will try and avoid last minute rush to book their base preferably in the USA where most games will be played. Our World Cup API goes an extra mile to provide users with a list of all participating teams, the full squad named by each federation and all their group match fixtures.

24.01.2024 08:58:42

Thomas Müller has revealed the secret behind Germany's dominance at the World Cup over the years as he stated in a recent interview : "In Germany, we don't believe in superstars. We are taught from an early age to play as a team, not to shine alone. That's why you won't see many German players winning a Ballon d'Or, but that's also why you can see 4 stars on our jersey." To back this statement, the last time a German player won the Ballon d'Or was in 1996 by Matthias Sammer. Germany have so far won 4 World Cup titles, finished as runners-up 4 times and finished in third place 4 times. Their record at the World Cup can only be matched by Brazil. Our World Cup API has a useful head to head tool that users can use to compare data and stats between different players and teams.

20.01.2024 05:58:35

According to renowned UK journalist Martin Lipton, the 2026 World Cup Final will be held at AT&T Stadium in Dallas. Dallas was always favored more than New York City or Los Angeles. With an indoor stadium that seats 100,000 fans, an airport 15 minutes away, and good for most time zones FIFA will likely make the announcement next month. It seems FIFA have opted to go with the AT&T stadium over the MetLife stadium in New Jersey who were also favourites to host the finals. Along with hosting the last match of the competition, Texas will also reportedly be FIFA’s home base for the duration of the World Cup. Our World Cup 2026 API will provide a comprehensive list of all stadiums picked to host all the 104 games at the biggest World Cup in history.

16.01.2024 08:09:14

Vinicius Junior is quickly positioning himself to be the main man for Brazil by the time the 2026 World Cup comes along. With Neymar coming to the tail end of his international career, Brazil will likely depend on Vinicius to help them win their first title in 24 years. Over the last 30 years, Brazil have always had iconic quality players as the face of their national team from Ronaldo Nazario, Ronaldinho, Rivaldo and in recent years - Neymar. Vinicius has stacked impressive numbers for his club over the last three years having a combined goals and assists contribution of over 40+. More impressively, Vini has played in 9 finals in his club career, winning 8 of the 9 finals scoring 6 and assisting 4 proving he is a big game player. A Live-Score feature will be available in our World Cup 2026 API giving you fast and reliable match updates in real-time.

13.01.2024 15:06:45

France are arguably the most successful team at the World Cup over the past 3 editions, reaching the Quarterfinals in 2014, Winning the title in 2018 and finishing as runners-up in 2022. They are considered early favourites to lift the 2026 World Cup. France can boast of having one of the most impressive youngsters who will be at the core of their squad come 2026. With a number of distinguished French players coming to the end of their international careers from Raphael Varane, Hugo Lloris, Olivier Giroud and Antoine Griezmann some youngsters are ready to fill their boots. Ibrahima Konate, Warren Zaïre-Emery, Eduardo Camavinga, Aurélien Tchouaméni and Christopher Nkunku are some French players to keep a close eye on over the next couple of years. Our World Cup API includes a useful head-to-head tool able to compare two players at the same time for users to compare performances.

07.01.2024 09:32:05

After Saudi Arabia acquired the rights to host the 2032 World Cup the AFC (Asian Football) will now have 3 World Cups under their belts. UEFA (European Football Federation) has the record for hosting the most World Cups with 12 World Cup editions hosted in Europe. CONMEBOL (South American Confederation) has hosted the second most number of World Cups with 5 in total the last being the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. CONCACAF (North America ) and CAF (Africa) have hosted 4 and 2 editions respectively. The OFC (Oceania Football Confederation) is the only Federation that is yet to host a World Cup. Our World Cup API provides data on all teams in different federations at the World Cup with every federation represented by a unique ID.

06.01.2024 07:32:16

The Best FIFA Award is scheduled for 15 January 2024 in London to recognize the best performing male and female players and coaches in 2023. Erling Haaland (Norway), Kylian Mbappe (France), and Lionel Messi (Argentina) are the finalists for the Best FIFA Men's Player of 2023, while Pep Guardiola, Simone Inzaghi and Luciano Spalletti are the Best FIFA Men's Coach finalists. Julio Enciso (Paraguay), Guilherme Madruga (Brazil) and Nuno Santos (Portugal) have been nominated for the FIFA Puskás Award for the best goal scored in 2023. Yassine Bounou (Morocco), Thibaut Courtois (Belgium), and Ederson (Brazil) are the top goalkeepers of 2023 but only one of them will win the Best Goalkeeper Award. Our World Cup API draws all the key stats for the top-performing players at the World Cup including; goals scored, clean sheets, assists and much more.

31.12.2023 14:36:32

The 2026 FIFA World Cup will take place over three countries for the very first time, with Canada, Mexico and USA set to share hosting duties in a ground-breaking edition of the World Cup. 16 stadiums have been chosen to host the games, the most since Korea/Japan 2002, with some truly spectacular venues set to showcase the best in the beautiful game. Estadio Azteca (87,523), MetLife Stadium (82,500), and AT&T Stadium (80,000) are the three largest stadiums selected to host matches. Any of the three can easily host the opening ceremony/match and the final game. The Estadio Azteca in Mexico City is probably the most iconic having already hosted two World Cup final matches in 1970 and 1986. Our World Cup API allows users to get better insights into all stadium venues with information about the capacity and all fixtures scheduled to be played at each venue.

28.12.2023 05:40:16

The 2022 World Cup had a total of 5 players record 3 assists for their teams;- Bruno Fernandes, Antoine Griezmann, Harry Kane, Lionel Messi and Ivan Perisic all ended up being the top assisters in the competition. At the 2018 World Cup in Russia, no player managed to record more than 2 assists. Creating the final perfect pass at a major competition is one of the hardest jobs on the pitch. The player behind the ball has to be visionary enough to see his teammates make runs in the box and be able to make pinpoint passes in tight spaces. Our World Cup API covers all passing data from successful passes completed, assists stats, and successful dribbles made.

25.12.2023 12:57:38

The final FIFA rankings of 2023 see Argentina close the year as the top-ranked nation in the world. They have held the spot since winning the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. France and England see out the year in second and third spot respectively. Panama are the most improved team of 2023 after moving up 20 places to 41st in the world. Moldova (155th) and Malaysia (130th) are also in the top 3 most-improved nations in 2023. However, the game is played on grass and not on paper. Teams in most federations have already started the qualification process in the hopes of being part of the 2026 World Cup and representing their nations on the biggest stage. Get our Match History feature with our World Cup API which will help your users study the match history data of their favourite teams.

22.12.2023 05:34:42

With its long and illustrious history that started in 1930 the World Cup has only been won by 8 countries all from Europe or South America: Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, England, Italy, France, Germany and Spain managing to lift the trophy for their countries. England and Spain have both won it once with Spain being the latest entrants to the elite list when they won it for the first time in 2010. The Netherlands team of 1978 are widely considered the best team to have never won the World Cup. The Dutch have made the World Cup final 3 times losing on all 3 occasions. Morocco (2022) and South Korea (2002) are the only teams not from South America or Europe to have been close to reaching the final and perhaps winning the competition. They both made it to the Semi-finals. Our World Cup 2026 API will closely monitor all 48 teams at the next World Cup with a live-score feed over all 104 matches.

19.12.2023 13:04:03

One of football's greats Giorgio Chiellini has officially retired from football. He did so after an illustrious career which lasted 20 years. Chiellini represented the Azzurri in 117 caps scoring 8 goals in the process. He played alongside other Italian legendary defenders like Paolo Maldini, Fabio Cannavaro and Leonardo Bonucci. He also led his country as captain in 22 matches spanning from 2012 - to 2022. Chiellini will be remembered for his “no-nonsense” defending and ability to read the game. Italy will now continue to rely on the services of Federico Gatti, Cristiano Biraghi, Alessandro Bastoni and Francesco Acerbi as their go-to defenders for upcoming competitions. Our World Cup 2026 API covers data on all key defensive actions including tackles, aerial duels, clearances, fouls and interceptions.

17.12.2023 05:49:03

Germany will be encouraged by their under-17 team after they won the Under-17 World Cup in Indonesia. It all came down to a penalty shootout as they beat France to win their first ever U-17 World Cup. The German National Team are in transition after back-to-back poor performances at the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Germany's Paris Brunner went home with the Golden Ball award as the best player in the competition. Brunner joins Toni Kroos (2007) as the only other player to win the award at the U-17 competition. It will be interesting to see if any of the players will make it to the national squad for the 2026 World Cup. Our World Cup 2026 API will support data in 31 different languages including German, French and Arabic.

14.12.2023 09:56:34

Jude Bellingham has been awarded the 2023 Golden Boy Award after a tremendous year on the pitch. The Golden Boy Award is an award given by Sports Journalist in Europe to the most impressive player in Europe under the age of 21 years old. Bellingham becomes only the 3rd Englishman to win the award after Wayne Rooney(2004) and Raheem Sterling (2014). Since the award's inception in 2003, only 5 players have won the Golden Boy award and gone ahead to win the World Cup; Messi, Fabregas, Gotze, Pogba and Mbappe have been able to do both. Jude Bellingham will be fired up to join the list before he hangs up his boots. Our World Cup API gives useful data insight into the best-performing players at the World Cup including goals scored, tackles won, successful dribbles and possession stats for both teams and players.

12.12.2023 05:56:42

Brazil have fallen off the top 3 in the latest FIFA rankings update. They currently sit in 5th place down 2 spots after losing back-to-back matches against Colombia and Argentina. This made way for England to climb to 3rd place completing a top 3 of Argentina, France, and England respectively. Uruguay were big climbers in November gaining 4 positions to 11th place with Comoros climbing by 9 places and Malaysia climbing by 7 places. USA, Morocco, and Japan remain to be the highest ranked teams in their confederations (CONCACAF, CAF & AFC) in 12th, 13th and 17th spot respectively. Historical data plays a huge role in today's game. It helps users analyse which team has the advantage before a match is played. That is why our World Cup API is equipped to generate historical data for all participating teams.

10.12.2023 07:22:19

Legendary Brazil Captain Cafu stated in an interview "I am afraid, the more we have Brazilians move to the Premier League, the fewer chances Brazil to win the World Cup". The former Brazil captain may have a point in that, the last time Brazil won the World Cup in 2002, only one player (Juninho) in their squad was playing in the Premier League. Their 1994 squad which also won the World Cup had no premier league players in their ranks. However, in recent times more Brazilians have been making their way to the English league with their latest 2022 World Cup squad having a total of 11 premier league players. They were eventually knocked out at the quarter-final stage. For a full list of the final team list for all 48 participating teams subscribe to our World Cup 2026 API.

07.12.2023 05:49:16

With a third of the matches already played in the CONMEBOL 2026 World Cup qualifiers Brazil hang dangerously in 6th place with Paraguay and Chile hot on their heels. Brazil have suffered 3 consecutive defeats against Argentina, Uruguay and Colombia which leaves them with only 7 points after 6 matches with the added disadvantage of key players like Neymar, Eder Militao, and Vinicius Jnr suffering long-term injuries. CONMEBOL 2026 World Cup qualifications will now take an extended welcomed break as far as Brazil is concerned to September 2024. Brazil have never missed a World Cup competition since its inception in 1930. Our World Cup 2026 API will carefully cover all participating teams at the competition giving users all the crucial match stats and player data from live-score data to key playing points for every player on the pitch.

05.12.2023 06:21:48

After missing out on the 2022 World Cup, Colombia are not joking around this time. They remain as the sole team at the CONMEBOL World Cup qualification not to lose any game so far. They sit in 3rd place only behind Argentina and Uruguay. Their best performance at the global stage came in the 2014 edition where they reached the quarter-finals stage and eventually lost to rivals Brazil. Their next fixture is away against neighbours Paraguay. CONMEBOL have 6 direct slots for the 2026 World Cup and if Colombia remains consistent, they are likely to qualify. Our World Cup API is open and transparent giving you quick access to information on your dashboard where you can view your subscription status, your API access credentials and the amount of API requests you have made.

03.12.2023 05:43:52

Without a doubt hosting the World Cup is becoming more and more expensive. Last year's edition in Qatar broke all kinds of records in terms of cost. It is estimated that the Qatar World Cup cost a whooping $200 Billion. This was a huge climb from the previous World Cup in Russia which cost an estimated $16 Billion. However, the Qatar World Cup Organising CEO Nasser Al Khater came out and contested the reported figures claiming the Qatar World Cup only cost $8 billion. The 2014 Brazil World Cup cost ($19.7 Billion) almost triple the amount the South Africa World Cup cost just 4 years prior ($7.2 Billion). The increase in cost majorly goes to the construction of infrastructure and world-class stadiums for spectators. Our World Cup API provides all the information about venues and stadiums including location, capacity for each host stadium and all matches to be hosted in each stadium.

01.12.2023 11:13:26

The Under-17 World Cup is already underway in Indonesia. Impressive individual performances have already started showing with the likes of Mamadou Doumbia (Mali), Marc Guiu (Spain) and Amara Diouf (Senegal). This century has seen some notable names win the Golden Ball award at the U-17 World Cup from Cesc Fabregas (2003), Anderson (2005), Toni Kroos (2007), Kielechi Iheanacho (2013) and Phil Foden (2017). However, only Fabregas and Kroos have gone on to win the World Cup with their senior national teams. Our World Cup API will keep a close eye on all young rising talents at the 2026 World Cup providing users with key individual player data to help monitor performances from start to finish.

26.11.2023 20:16:50

The Golden Ball is one of the most prestigious awards at the World Cup. It is awarded to the best-performing player in the competition. Since its introduction in 1982, only Messi has won it more than once in 2014 and 2022. Only Messi, Maradona and Paolo Rossi have won the award and lifted the World Cup trophy at the same time. The award usually attracts controversy and divided opinions on who should go home with the recognition as best player. The runners-up to the Golden Ball receives the Silver Ball and the third best player receives the Bronze Ball. In the recently concluded 2022 World Cup; Lionel Messi won the Golden Ball award, Kylian Mbappe went home with the Silver Ball while Luka Modric was awarded the Bronze Ball. Our World Cup 2026 API will closely follow the best-performing players at the next World Cup giving you all the player match statistics and head-to-head player data comparison that your users will find useful.

15.11.2023 06:07:06

There have been countless goals scored at the World Cup since the first edition in 1930 with a total of 80 nations participating at the World Cup. Brazil being one of the most iconic nations in the competition's history has the most goals scored out of any other nation with 237 goals, they also have the most appearances at the World Cup with 22 total appearances. Germany have scored the second most goals with 232 while Argentina are third with 152 total goals scored. Our World Cup 2026 API not only shows you who scored the goal but also includes a visual for users to see the position on the pitch where the player scored the goal with our exciting on-field match commentary simulator feature.

07.11.2023 15:37:41

Lionel Messi has officially won his 8th Ballon D'or. He becomes only the 4th man since the 1998 World Cup to win the award straight after winning the World Cup. Zidane, Ronaldo Nazzario, and Fabio Cannavaro also won the Ballon d'Or in their World Cup-winning year. The Argentinian squad has seen a number of their players in the top 30 Ballon d'Or list which includes Julian Alvarez in 7th place, Emiliano Martinez in 15th place, and Lautaro Martinez in 20th place. This is likely to be Messi's last Ballon d'Or award which will usher in a new era of footballers as far as the Ballon d'Or is concerned. Our World Cup API provides all the crucial data and information about all the top players in the world for users to compare performances at big competitions such as the World Cup.

31.10.2023 15:20:57

Since the beginning of the FIFA World Cup in 1930 all the nations to have won the competition have been led by a manager/ head coach from the same country. No team has ever won the competition with a head coach from a foreign country. A total of 21 managers have won the World Cup doing so leading their own countries. It is no wonder most Football Federations around the world prefer having their own man lead their country to the competition. Vittorio Pozzo is the only manager to have won the World Cup twice with his country - Italy in 1934 and 1938, a fit that has never been repeated to-date. Our World Cup 2026 API will provide you with important managerial information like team selection and any tactical changes or substitutions within the game.

23.10.2023 15:39:33

The FIFA Fair play trophy is awarded to the team with the best fair play/disciplinary record during the FIFA World Cup. In the 2022 World Cup England received the award after only receiving one yellow card throughout the competition. On the other hand, Argentina had the worst disciplinary record in the 2022 World Cup with a total of 18 yellow cards. Only teams that qualify for the second round of the competition are eligible for the Award. Brazil have won the award a record 4 times while Spain and England have won the award 3 times each. Our World Cup API will monitor the disciplinary record of teams and players and show you the numbers around fouls, yellow cards, and red cards awarded.

22.10.2023 13:28:40

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) 2026 World Cup qualification journey is well underway. Guam became the first country in the world to be eliminated from qualifying for the World Cup after losing to Singapore 3-1 on aggregate. Pakistan won a qualifiers match for the first time in their history after beating Cambodia 1-0 on aggregate. Other teams from the AFC to win in the first round of qualifiers are Bangladesh, Nepal, Indonesia, Yemen, and Hong Kong. They now move to the second round. The AFC have 8 direct spots for the 2026 World Cup with a ninth team possibly qualifying through the Intercontinental play-offs. With the 2026 World Cup being the biggest in history with 48 teams and 106 matches to be played our World Cup API will provide you with all live-score data, match statistics, and information from start to end of the competition.

19.10.2023 04:57:40

USA, Mexico, and Canada won a joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup. This will be the third time Mexico will host the competition and the second time for the USA. No European nation has ever won the World Cup in North America. When Mexico hosted the competition back in 1970, Brazil won it and in 1986 Argentina were victorious. The 1994 World Cup in the USA saw Brazil win their 4th World Cup after an unforgettable match against Italy. Only time will tell if history will repeat itself this time around and it is anyone's guess as to who will lift the trophy in 3 years time. With our World Cup 2026 API, you will get a free tutorial on how to use our live-score, match fixture, and match events API feeds that will help you set up and simply run your App or website.

17.10.2023 07:59:39

There is a phenomenon known as the “World Cup Winners Curse” where the World Champions of the competition since 2006 have been knocked out at the group stage in the next World Cup. It started when Italy won the 2006 World Cup only to get knocked out at the group stage in the 2010 World Cup. Spain (2010 winners) and Germany (2014 winners) were the next victims of the phenomenon getting knocked out in the following World Cup at the group stages after becoming Champions. France seems to have broken the curse as they won the competition in 2018 and finished runners-up in 2022. Unlike most competitions, the group stages of the World Cup are action-filled; full of shock results, joy, and heartbreaks. Our World Cup 2026 API will be on top of every group stage match giving you all the match data and standings after every round of fixtures.

14.10.2023 09:25:00

FIFA have officially announced the hosts for the 2030 World Cup. Morocco, Portugal, and Spain are the main hosts for the competition, however, Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay will host one match each to commemorate 100 years of the FIFA World Cup which was first held in Uruguay in 1930. This is the first time in history that 6 countries will host the FIFA World Cup. This decision has attracted vast criticism from football fans across the world with concerns over fans who will have to travel across 3 continents to watch their favorite teams and players. 48 teams will participate in the tournament in this new era of football with the new format officially starting in 2026. Subscribe to our World Cup API to get all information on match location, host stadiums, dates, and kick-off times of all fixtures for every participating team.

04.10.2023 06:45:34

In today's world a substitiute can make all the difference in a match. Take for example Mario Gotze being substituted in at the 113th Minutes of the 2014 World Cup finals. He went on to score the only goal winning Germany their 4th World Cup title. The 2022 World Cup ushered in some new rule around substitutions, teams are now allowed to make 5 changes in the first 90 minutes up from 3 substitutes prior. One extra substitution is allowed if the match goes to extra time. A concussion substitution was also introduced which does not count in the allowed 5 substitution a team is allowed. With Our World Cup 2026 API you will receive all information around substitutions being made, from the players being changed, the player's jersey number and the exact minute of the change. A special substitution icon will be used in our match commentary timeline which will allow users to view the changes being made.

02.10.2023 10:34:14

Nothing is more nerve-wracking than a penalty shootout in a World Cup match. Emotions are on the line as players carry the weight of their countries on their shoulders with just one kick of the ball. Take for example David Trezeguet missing his penalty in the 2006 World Cup final to inevitably hand Italy their 4th World Cup title, to Gonzalo Montiel converting the last penalty to hand Argentina their first World Cup title in 36 years. That is where our live-score API comes in. By using our World Cup API, you will not miss out on any penalty shoot action, our live-score endpoint will enable you to see which penalties have been converted and which have been missed in real-time.

30.09.2023 07:14:27

The latest FIFA Men's rankings have been released. The top 3 nations are Brazil in third place, France in second place and Argentina continues to be the highest ranked team in the world since winning the 2022 World Cup. The highest rated North American team is USA in 11th spot while Morocco are the highest ranked team in Africa in 13th. Japan climbed one spot to 19th place and are the highest ranked team in Asia. The top ten highest ranked teams has 8 European nations and 2 South American nations. On the flip side San Marino, Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands make the lowest ranked nations in world football. Our World Cup API is easy to implement and we back you with email support whenever you need our help.

28.09.2023 07:17:05

The journey to the 2026 World Cup is well underway as a FIFA led delegation started venue visits to cities chosen to host the competition. The delegation this week started with a visit to Miami where they will be examining operational infrastructure like transport, stadium management and hospitality. 16 cities have been chosen to host world cup matches; 11 from the USA, 3 from Mexico and 2 from Canada. The final decision on which city and stadium will host what matches are expected to be finalized by the turn of the year. Our World Cup 2026 API has a Fixtures Endpoint that will help your users know where and when fixtures will be hosted and in which stadiums.

26.09.2023 04:33:00

The FIFA Young Best Player Award has seen some special players take the prize home. From Lucas Podolski (2006), Thomas Muller (2010), Paul Pogba (2014), Kylian Mbappe (2018) to most recently Enzo Fernandez (2022). This award is given to the best performing player under the age of 21 and is always a huge talking point for fans and media all over the world. This coveted award usually elevates the young player to great heights and into the limelight of the footballing world. It will be interesting to see which young players emerge over the next 3 years to set themselves up to win it come 2026. Our World Cup 2026 will give you complete coverage of the competition with great features like live-match commentary, match statistics, live scores and much more for your users to monitor their favorite players.

22.09.2023 07:45:45

Jude Belingham is quickly taking the footballing world by storm and will definitely be one to watch when the 2026 World Cup starts. Jude will be 23 years by the time the 2026 World Cup arrives. He plays as an attacking midfielder right behind the striker and has already scored 6 goals and 2 assists in 6 matches for club and country receiving 4 Man of the Match Awards in the process this season. England will look to continue building their team around him and playing to his attacking strengths if they want to stand a chance of winning their first World Cup since 1966. Our World Cup 2026 API gives you accurate individual player stats plus a head to head feature that helps users compare data between any two players.

11.09.2023 12:17:51

CAF (Confederation of African Football) have announced a new format of qualification to the 2026 World Cup. 9 teams from CAF will now be able to automatically qualify for the World Cup in the new FIFA format which saw an increase in participants at the finals. All 54 CAF nations were divided into 9 groups. Fixtures will be played in a home and away points format with the group winners securing an automatic spot in the 2026 World Cup finals. One more team will have a chance to qualify through the Inter-confederation play-offs. With qualification set to start in November, nations like Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Algeria will be keen to qualify after missing out on the 2022 World Cup. Our World Cup API is an All in One football data hub, providing you with live-scores, fixtures, group standings, history data and match events throughout the 2026 World Cup

06.09.2023 17:14:56

The 2026 World Cup will be the first in history to host 48 nations at the competition to be held in the USA, Mexico and Canada. In recent years, only 32 nations would qualify from 5 federations. The new allocated slots for each of the 6 federations are as follows ;- AFC (Asia) - 8 teams CAF (Africa) - 9 teams CONCACAF (North America) - 6 teams CONMEBOL (South America) - 6 teams OFC (Oceania) - 1 team UEFA (Europe) - 16 teams Play Offs - 2 teams Our API supports up to 8 Football Federations including the World Cup API. Every federation has a special ID which can be used to filter data from competition, matches or teams quickly and easily.

04.09.2023 16:30:50

CONMEBOL(South America) nations will officially start their journey to the 2026 World Cup next week during the FIFA International break with their first two rounds of fixtures for each team. At the end of qualifiers, six teams will receive direct qualification and one team will have to qualify through the FIFA play-off competition. Some interesting fixtures to keep an eye on include Argentina Vs Ecuador, Uruguay Vs Chile (played on 7th Sept) and Chile Vs Colombia, Peru Vs Brazil (Played on 10th Sept). Our 2026 World Cup API will include a list of all participating nations who will qualify for the World Cup, their national flags and team kit colors.

29.08.2023 08:33:24

The 2022 World Cup saw the introduction of Semi-Automated Offside Technology (SAOT) which saw improved speed and clarity in making tight offside calls. The technology works by having sensors on the ball and multiple cameras in the stadium which would result in referees being alerted when a player is offside. This would finally be played back as 3D images for viewers. In total, there were 27 VAR interventions (including SAOT). Our World Cup 2026 API will give you information on all match events including offside calls, disallowed goals, red cards and VAR decisions.

24.08.2023 08:49:07

The World Cup is all about unforgettable match defining moments from Zidane headbutting Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup to Frank Lampard disallowed goal against Germany in 2010. Luis Suarez intentional handball against Ghana followed by Gyan missing the penalty to Roberto Baggio missing the final penalty to hand Brazil their fourth World Cup title. Our World Cup API provides you with all match information using icons that indicate match events and metadata surrounding the event like players involved, location of event and timing of event.

20.08.2023 13:08:00

YouTube has quickly become the go to site to view highlights from previous matches. Depending on the match, viewership can rise to millions in just a matter of hours. Our World Cup 2026 API will provide you with YouTube highlights that can be embedded straight into your platform to give your audience the opportunity to watch key highlights of matches without going to YouTube.

16.08.2023 08:26:22

Three Cities and Stadiums are currently in contention to host the FIFA World Cup Final match. They include: AT&T Stadium (Dallas), Metlife Stadium (New York) and the SoFi Stadium (LA). It is likely that most Knockout matches will be hosted in the US while the opening group match fixture as widely reported will be hosted in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca Stadium. The final decision on stadiums and fixtures is likely to be made before the turn of the year by the FIFA committee. Regardless of which stadium will host which fixtures, our World Cup API will be available with all information on fixtures, locations and host stadiums.

16.08.2023 08:25:22

The German golden error is finally coming to an end after two consecutive abysmal performances from the last two World Cups. The German golden generation which peaked in 2014 after lifting their fourth World Cup had a star studded lineup which included the likes of Toni Kross, Manuel Neuer, Khedira, Matt Hummels and Thomas Muller all look set to hang up their boots in the international scene. Germany will now welcome a new set of young talent like Jamal Musiala, Youssouffa Moukoko, Florian Wirtz and Karim Adeyemi to lead them to glory in the next edition of the World Cup. Our World Cup 2026 API will provide you with the latest line-ups and player data that your audience needs throughout the competition.

12.08.2023 19:50:30

Morocco find themselves with a favorable group in their quest to qualify for the 2026 World Cup tournament. CAF announced the World Cup qualifiers group stage in a draw that was held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast in July 2023. Morocco lands in the same group as Republic of Congo, Niger, Tanzania, Zambia and Eritrea. Morocco are considered favorites to finish in 1st place in their group which will give them an automatic place to the 2026 World Cup. Our reliable World Cup API serves clients in over 140 countries including the mentioned in this post.

08.08.2023 13:18:05

Roberto Mancini has recently signed a contract extension with the Italian National team stating that Italy must now win the 2026 World Cup. This comes after Italy failed to qualify for last year's finals. However, Italy are the reigning European Champions and Semi-Finalists in the last edition of the UEFA Nations League. The new contract will see Mancini head the national team to the next World Cup. Our World Cup API offers you in-detail live data and historical data throughout the World Cup in over 30 different languages.

04.08.2023 16:47:51

The 2022 FIFA World Cup reported record breaking numbers in viewership revealing 550 million people tuned in to watch the opening match when Qatar hosted Ecuador. In addition, there were slightly over 5 billion people who engaged with the 2022 FIFA World Cup across multiple platforms and devices. The final between Argentina and France attracted over 1.5 billion global viewers which saw an increase from the 2018 final which had 1.12 billion viewers and the 2014 final which had 1.01 billion viewers. With the sport still growing in popularity, subscribe to our World Cup API and get unlimited requests per hour to our servers.

31.07.2023 11:05:25

The 2026 World Cup will be the start of a new system which will see a total of 48 nations take part in the tournament with a record of 104 matches expected to be played. This is an increase from having 32 teams since the 1998 World Cup and a total of 64 matches. More matches means more data to be handled and our reliable World Cup API will help you get all the information you need on all the 104 matches.