The FIFA World Cup is an international football competition and stands for the Federation Internationale de Football Association. It is held every four years since 1930 and involves 32 teams competing to be the champions, after a qualification phase, which takes place in the three years before the actual tournament. The 19 World Cups that have been held have been won by eight different teams. Brazil has won five times, Italy four times, Germany three times, Argentina and Uruguay two times each and England, France and Spain with one win each. It is one of the world's most widely viewed sporting events with an estimated 715.1 million people watching.