Marquez surpassed Maradona, and Kane caught up with him – the statistical records of the 2018 World Cup

Marquez surpassed Maradona, and Kane caught up with him - the statistical records of the 2018 World Cup
Marquez surpassed Maradona, and Kane caught up with him – the statistical records of the 2018 World Cup

We present some of the records set for the 2018 World Cup.

60 – Pele became the fourth teenager who scored more goals in the world championship 60 years ago in 1958, Mbagpe became the fifth in the 2018 World Cup.

48 – For the first time in 48 years (West Germany beat Mexico), the team played a deficit of two or more balls in the playoffs. Belgium in the match against Japan.

31 – Of the 146 goals scored in the 2018 World Cup, 31 were scored after the 80th minute of the match (21%).

28 – In the World Cup 2018, 28 penalties were set – a record. 21 of them were hammered.

22 – Immediately in 22 games out of 56 played in the tournament, by the break the score was 0-0, but the zero draw was recorded only once (France – Denmark).

17 – as a captain at the World Cup – Rafa Marquez broke Diego Maradona’s record. He is the only player in history, who took his team as captain in five different world championships.

10 – This tournament has scored 10 own goals, which is 4 more than in France in 1998. Aziz Bukhadduz from Morocco, became the author of the most recent own goal in the history of the World Cup – the 96th minute. But Sergei Ignashevich became the age-old author of an own goal – 39 years.

7 – The Mexico national team has already reached the 1/8 finals seven times in a row and flew out at this stage of the turin.

6 – Before World Cup-2018 only Diego Maradona scored 6 goals as captain of the team at the World Cup. This record was repeated by Harry Kane.

3 – In three consecutive world championships, the current champion can not leave the group – Italy (2010), Spain (2014), Germany (2018).

3 – Yeri Mina became the first defender, who scored three goals at the World Cup.

2 – Now in the history of the world championships there are two goalkeepers who have repulsed three hits at once in the penalty shoot-out – Daniel Subasic repeated the record of the Portuguese Ricardo (2006).

0 – never a player of the England team who played under No. 8 did not score a penalty in the post-match series. Chris Waddle (1990), David Betty (1998), Frank Lampard (2006) and Jordan Henderson (2018) did not realize their attempts, but the latter was lucky, all his partners were accurate, and no more scoring rivals.

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