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Table 3 Diversity amongst foreign-born football players in the selected national teams

From: Has the World Cup become more migratory? A comparative history of foreign-born players in national football teams, c. 1930-2018

  1934 (n = 19) 1962 (n = 11) 2014 (n = 27)
Argentina 0.000 1.000 0.000
Belgium 1.000 NQ 0.000
Brazil 1.000 1.000 1.000
England NQ 1.000 0.000
France 0.625 NQ 0.500
Germany 1.000 0.000 0.444
Italy 0.320 0.500 0.500
Mexico NQ 1.000 0.000
Netherlands 0.000 NQ 0.667
South Korea NQ NQ 1.000
Spain 0.000 0.750 0.000
Sweden 1.000 NQ NQ
Switzerland 1.000 0.000 0.500
United States 0.735 NQ 0.560
Uruguay NQ 1.000 0.000
All 15 Countries 0.881 0.800 0.930
  1. Source: G. van Campenhout
  2. NQ: Not qualified for World Cup edition