As of 2014, Argentina has won the soccer World Cup two times. The country's first win came in 1978, while its second win came eight years later in 1986.
Argentina has nearly won the World Cup three other times. The country's team lost in the finals to Uruguay in 1930. It also lost to Germany in the final game of the World Cup in 1990 and 2014. Both of the losses to Germany ended in a 1-0 score. In the World Cup finals that Argentina won, the team defeated Holland (1978) and Germany (1986). Brazil, the country with the most World Cup championships, has won five times.