FIFA World Cup Records - Players

We put some records that occurred in the FIFA World Cup since 1930. Can you name the players who hold them?
Updated until 2018
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Last updated: October 15, 2020
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Record
Number
Team
Answer
Most titles
3
Brazil
Pelé
Most matches played
25
Germany
Lothar Matthäus
Most minutes played
2217
Italy
Paolo Maldini
Most consecutive appearances in a final match
3
Brazil
Cafu
Most appearance in a final match as a captain (name either)
2
Germany/Brazil
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge | Dunga
Most tournaments as captain
5
Mexico
Rafael Márquez
Most clean sheets by a goalkeeper (name either)
10
England/France
Peter Shilton | Fabien Barthez
Goalkeeper with most consecutive minutes without conceding a goal
517
Italy
Walter Zenga
Most goals scored
16
Germany
Miroslav Klose
Most goals scored in a final match
3
England
Geoff Hurst
Most goals scored in a single tournament
13
France
Just Fontaine
Most goals scored in a single match
5
Russia
Oleg Salenko
Most goals scored as a captain (name either)
6
Argentina/England
Diego Maradona | Harry Kane
Most goals for different national teams
3
Yugoslavia (1), Croatia (2)
Robert Prosinečki
Scored at least one goal in every match played during the same tournament
7 goals in 6 matches
Brazil
Jairzinho
Fastest goal from kickoff
11 seconds
Turkey
Hakan Şükür
Youngest captain
21 years
United States
Tony Meola
Youngest player
17 years
Northern Ireland
Norman Whiteside
Oldest player and captain
45 years
Egypt
Essam El-Hadary
Oldest player in a final match
42 years
Italy
Dino Zoff
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