Depends what you're really after.
The event held every four years is often referred to as "the finals"; this differentiates it from the qualifying stage that actually starts 2 years earlier.
The finals have 32 teams competing.
The Grand Final, of course, features 2 teams.
Serbia and Montenegro
This was as of FIFA world cup in Germany 2006
32 in the actual world cup. 64 countries fight to get into the 32.
32 countries take part in the world cup.
There are 64 total games played in the FIFA World Cup.
As of the 1998 FIFA World Cup, there are 32 countriescompeting in the tournament.
32 countries took part in the 2010 World Cup.
There is nlyone world cup trophy in the world, and all the countries play for it.
There will be 32 countries taking part.
32 countries will play then 16 ,8,4 last of all 2.
Because of World War 2. Many countries couldn't be able to play soccer.
There will be 32 countries in the world cup 2010.
There were 32 countries at the world cup.
Canada did not qualify to play in the world cup. Only 32 countries compete in the world cup.