The biggest wins in World Cup history

The biggest wins in World Cup history

(CNN Spanish) — Spain beat Costa Rica 7-0 in group E of Qatar 2022 and showed why it is the top of its group and why it is one of the favorites to play the long-awaited seventh game.

The win so far is the biggest victory in this World Cup, but it is not in the history of the event that has been played since 1930.

You are with the biggest victories in the history of the world championships.

The most bulky: Hungary 10 – El Salvador 1 in 1954

Hungary had a glorious past in the World Cups. He was runner-up in Italy 1938 and Switzerland 1954, but this victory did not occur during those years of splendor. It was in the 1982 World Cup in Spain in the first round. By the 70th minute of the game the score was 5-1. It ended 10-1 to the misfortune of the Central American team.

The Hungary national team before their World Cup first round soccer match against West Germany on June 20, 1954 in Basel. Credit: STAFF/AFP via Getty Images

with nine goals

Hungary 9 – South Korea 0 in 1954

It happened in the first round of the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland. Hungary reached the final, which Germany won.

Hungarian goalkeeper Gyula Grosics makes a save during the World Cup quarterfinal against Brazil at Wankdorf Stadium, Bern, Switzerland on June 27, 1954. Credit: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Yugoslavia 9 – Zaire 0 in 1974

The impressive victory in the first round allowed Yugoslavia to go to the next round in the 1974 World Cup in Germany, but was eliminated at that stage.

Yugoslav striker Dusan Bajevic (right) heads the ball past substitute goalkeeper Dimbi Tubilandu of Zaire to score a goal on June 18, 1974 in Gelsenkirchen. Bajevic scored three goals. Credit: STAFF/AFP via Getty Images

with eight goals

Sweden 8 – Cuba 0 in 1938

The quarterfinals of the 1938 World Cup in France saw this duel not even at all. The beating took place on June 12 in Antibes.

Picture dated July 20, 1938 at Paris Bourget Airport showing unidentified Swedish soccer players posing in front of an Air France plane before its departure to Sweden. Credit: STAFF/AFP via Getty Images

Uruguay 8 – Bolivia 0 in 1950

This South American duel happened in the first round of the 1950 World Cup in Brazil. Yes, the “Maracanazo”.

Former Uruguayan soccer player Alcides Ghiggia, a member of the national team that won the 1950 World Cup at the Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, poses on May 14, 2010 at the Soccer Museum in Montevideo. Credit: PANTA ASTIAZARAN/AFP via Getty Images

Germany 8 – Saudi Arabia 0 in 2002

Germany’s debut at the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup was a colossal beating. The victim was the Saudi Arabian team, which suffered a hat-trick from Miroslav Klose.

Miroslav Klose of Germany disputes for the ball with Mohammed Noor of Saudi Arabia in Sapporo, Japan, on June 1, 2002. Credit: Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images

A bunch of seven goals

Uruguay 7 – Scotland 0 in 1954

On June 19, during the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland, Uruguay, current world champion, gave Scotland this beating in the first phase. Carlos Borges scored a triplet.

June 21, 1954, Basel, Switzerland: Omar Oscar Miguez of Uruguay gets to the ball first ahead of Frank Martin of Scotland. Credit: Allsport/Hulton

Turkey 7 – South Korea 0 in 19 in 1954

In Group 2 of the first phase of the World Cup in Switzerland there were several wins. One of them was this 7-0 from Turkey to South Korea. Here happened the aforementioned 9-0 from Hungary to South Korea, and Hungary also tipped Germany 8-3.

Soccer players fight for the ball during the West Germany vs. Turkey on June 23, 1954, in Zurich. Credit: AFP via Getty Images.

Poland 7 – Haiti 0 in 1974

In the 1974 World Cup in Germany, Poland came third. This victory occurred in the first phase, in group D.

Haitian defender Arsene Auguste faces Polish forward Grzegorz Lato during the World Cup first round soccer match between Poland and Haiti on June 19, 1974 in Munich. STAFF/AFP via Getty Images.

Portugal 7 – North Korea 0 in 2010

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the sixth goal of this thrashing suffered by the Asian team in the group stage of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal follows the ball while scoring his team’s sixth goal. North Korea’s goalkeeper Ri Myong-Guk tries to save the ball during the Group G match at Green Point Stadium on June 21, 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa. Credit: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

The most recent: Spain 7 – Costa Rica 0 in 2022

“La Roja” did justice to their favoritism and crushed the Central American team at the start of Qatar 2022. The stars of the win were: Dani Olmo (11′), Marco Asensio (21′), Ferran Torres (31′ and 54 ‘), Gavi (74′), Carlos Soler (90′), Álvaro Morata (92’).

Spain in their first match in Qatar 2022. Credit: Clive Mason/Getty Images