Maradona, Cafu, Cannavaro and more - Who are the 21 World Cup winning captains?

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The 22nd edition of the World Cup will be held in Qatar this year starting November 21 with the final being scheduled for December 18.

This will be the second time that Asia would host the biggest footballing extravangaza after the 2002 edition which was held in Japan and South Korea.

Uruguay were the first-ever world champions with defender Jose Nasazzi becoming the first captain to lay his hands on the coveted trophy.

Several legends such as Franz Beckenbauer, Diego Maradona, Lothar Matthaus, Cafu and Fabio Cannavaro have had the honour of lifting the World Cup trophy.

Here, we take a look at all the 21 captains who led their respective national teams to glory at the World Cup.

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    Hugo Lloris

    Year: 2018

    Team: France

    Opponent in final: Croatia

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    Philipp Lahm

    Year: 2014

    Team: Germany

    Opponent in final: Argentina

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    Iker Casillas

    Year: 2010

    Team: Spain

    Opponent in final: Netherlands

  • Fabio Cannavaro Italy World Cup 2006Getty Images

    Fabio Cannvaro

    Year: 2006

    Team: Italy

    Opponent in final: France

  • Cafu Brazil World Cup 2002Getty Images

    Cafu

    Year: 2002

    Team: Brazil

    Opponent in final: Germany

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    Didier Deschamps

    Year: 1998

    Team: France

    Opponent in final: Brazil

  • Zidane Dunga France Brésil 1998Getty Images

    Dunga

    Year: 1994

    Team: Brazil

    Opponent in final: Italy

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    Lothar Matthaus

    Year: 1990

    Team: Germany

    Opponent in final: Argentina

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    Diego Maradona

    Year: 1986

    Team: Argentina

    Opponent in final: Germany

  • Dino Zoff

    Dino Zoff

    Year: 1982

    Team: Italy

    Opponent in final: West Germany

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    Daniel Passarella

    Year: 1978

    Team: Argentina

    Opponent in final: Netherlands

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    Franz Beckenbauer

    Year: 1974

    Team: West Germany

    Opponent in final: Netherlands

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    Carlos Alberto

    Year: 1970

    Team: Brazil

    Opponent in final: Italy

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    Bobby Moore

    Year: 1966

    Team: England

    Opponent in final: West germany

  • Mauro Ramos Brazil

    Mauro Ramos

    Year: 1962

    Team: Brazil

    Opponent in final: Czech Republic

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    Hilderaldo Bellini

    Year: 1958

    Team: Brazil

    Opponent in final: Sweden

  • Fritz Walter 1954

    Fritz Walter

    Year: 1954

    Team: West Germany

    Opponent in final: Hungary

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    Obdulio Varela

    Year: 1950

    Team: Uruguay

    Opponent in final: Brazil

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    Giuseppe Meazza

    Year: 1938

    Team: Italy

    Opponent in final: Hungary

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    Gianpiero Combi

    Year: 1934

    Team: Italy

    Opponent in final: Czech Republic

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    Jose Nasazzi

    Year: 1930

    Team: Uruguay

    Opponent in final: Argentina