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FIFA World Cup 2022: USA - World Cup Records and Stats

In this article, take a look at the USA World Cup Records and Stats. The CONCACAF side United States is now evolving as one of the top challenging football teams in the world.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 20.11.2022
USA World Cup Records and Stats

The CONCACAF side United States (USA) is now evolving as one of the top challenging football teams in the world.

The USA are ready to bring out special performances in the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022.

Before the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, let’s check out some crucial FIFA World Cup records and stats for the USA.

Note: All the records are till FIFA World Cup 2018

(Team Records)

Contents

  • Brief records

  • Hosts

  • Best Result

  • Final place in every edition

  • Last records

  • Match records (Top 3)

> Biggest winning margin

> Biggest losing margin


USA’s brief records in FIFA World Cup history

Participation

Matches

Won

Drawn*

Penalty shootout

Lost

Winning %*

Won

Lost

10/21

33

8

6

19

24.24

(Drawn: including penalty shootout matches; Winning %: excluding penalty shootouts)

Hosts: 1994 (Round of 16)

Best Result: Semi-finals (1930)


USA’s final place in every FIFA World Cup

Year

Host(s)

Last position

1930

Uruguay

Semi-finals

1934

Italy

Round of 16

1938

France

Withdrew

1950

Brazil

Group Stage

1954

Switzerland

Did not qualify

1958

Sweden

Did not qualify

1962

Chile

Did not qualify

1966

England

Did not qualify

1970

Mexico

Did not qualify

1974

West Germany

Did not qualify

1978

Argentina

Did not qualify

1982

Spain

Did not qualify

1986

Mexico

Did not qualify

1990

Italy

Group Stage

1994

USA

Round of 16

1998

France

Group Stage

2002

South Korea & Japan

Quarter-finals

2006

Germany

Group Stage

2010

South Africa

Round of 16

2014

Brazil

Round of 16

2018

Russia

Did not qualify

 

Last time in FIFA World Cup:

Last Semi-finals exit: 1930

Last Quarter-finals exit: 2002

Last Round of 16 exit: 2014

Last Group Stage exit: 2006

Last Failed to Qualify: 2018


USA’s match records in FIFA World Cup (Top 3)

Biggest winning margin

Biggest losing margin

3-0 vs Belgium in 1930

7-1 vs Italy in 1934

3-0 vs Paraguay in 1930

6-1 vs Argentina in 1930

2-0 vs Mexico in 2002

5-1 vs Czechoslovakia in 1990


Also Read | FIFA World Cup 2022: France - World Cup Records and Stats and FIFA World Cup 2022: England - World Cup Records and Stats 


 (Players’ Records)

Contents

  • Most FIFA World Cup editions

  • Top 5 most appearances

  • Top 5 most goals

  • World Record


Most FIFA World Cup editions

DaMarcus Beasley is the only USA player to appear in 4 different FIFA World Cups (2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014)


Top 5 most appearances for USA in FIFA World Cup

Player

Appearances

Landon Donovan

12

Cobi Jones

11

Earnie Stewart

11

DaMarcus Beasley

11

Brian McBride

10

 

Top 5 most goals for USA in FIFA World Cup

Player

Goals

Landon Donovan

5

Bert Patenaude

4

Clint Dempsey

4

Brian McBride

3

Michael Bradley

1

 

World Record from USA

Most saves in a FIFA World Cup match: Goalkeeper Tim Howard holds the record for most saves in a FIFA World Cup match with 15 saves (according to the last official record) against Belgium in the Round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup 2014. 

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