1962 FIFA World Cup Chile
- When: 30 May 1962 to 17 June 1962
- Final: 17 June 1962
- Matches: 32
- Goals Scored: 89 (average 2.8 per match)
- Attendance: 899074 (average 28096)
- Teams: 16
- Germany FR
- Soviet Union
Brazil (1) 3-1 (1) Czechoslovakia
Chile (0) 1-0 (0) Yugoslavia
Brazil (2) 4-2 (1) Chile
Czechoslovakia (0) 3-1 (0) Yugoslavia
- Golden Shoe: Florian ALBERT (4 goals) (Hungary)
- Valentin IVANOV (4 goals) (Soviet Union)
- GARRINCHA (4 goals) (Brazil)
- VAVA (4 goals) (Brazil)
- Drazen JERKOVIC (4 goals) (Yugoslavia)
- Leonel SANCHEZ (4 goals) (Chile)
- Brazil used a record low of 12 players during their title-winning campaign. Their squad also became the oldest to lift the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy.
- When Lev Yashin conceded a goal against Chile, he was unexpectedly hugged by Eladio Rojas, who was overwhelmed at having scored past the Soviet great.
- In a last eight tie against Brazil, Jimmy Greaves paid the price for catching a dog that had run on to the pitch - it urinated on his England shirt!
- Losing 4-1 with less than 25 minutes remaining, Marcos Coll scored direct from a corner to help Colombia snatch a 4-4 draw with the Soviet Union.
- All Argentina-born, Alfredo Di Stefano was part of Helenio Herrera's Spain squad, Omar Sivori played for Italy, and Adolfo Pedernera coached Colombia.