the answer is 7
Brazil has played the final match seven times and it has won it five times.
Brazil and Germany have each made it to the World Cup championship match 7 times.
Saudi Arabia qualified twice, in 1994 and 2002.
Believe it or not, Brazil has never won Olympic Gold in football (aka soccer).
Brazil with 5.
Ireland has qualified for the European Football Championship finals on 2 occasions. In 1987 they qualified for Euro 88 and in 2011 they qualified for Euro 2012.