4 up to 2010
Italy have won a total of four world cups.
The question is not clear, if how many cups Italy have won it is four, if how many times Italy hosted the cup it is two.
Italy has won 4 FIFA World Cups (1934, 1938, 1982, 2006).
Italy will be playing in their 17th world cup in 2010
Brazil have won five world cups one more then Italy.
There was no world cup in 2009.