Our World Cup history section is packed with all the talking points, memorable moments and major results from the very first tournament back in 1930 to the present day. Use the images of the world cups above to pick a year to learn about or relive. There's hours of fun with video links, irreverant insights and magic moments caught on camera.
Holders Italy celebrate their triumph in 2006
You can't fail to learn something new, so dip in and have a read now so you can impress your friends with some topical bar banter in the build up to the 2010 edition of Football's greatest event.
Why not start at the beginning, Uruguay 1930 »