1966 FIFA World Cup England
- When: 11 July 1966 to 30 July 1966
- Final: 30 July 1966
- Matches: 32
- Goals Scored: 89 (average 2.8 per match)
- Attendance: 1635000 (average 51093)
- Teams: 16
- Korea DPR
- Germany FR
- Soviet Union
England (1 [1st]) (2 [2nd]) 4-2 a.e.t (2 [2nd]) (1 [1st]) Germany FR
Portugal (1) 2-1 (1) Soviet Union
England (1) 2-1 (0) Portugal
Germany FR (1) 2-1 (0) Soviet Union
- Golden Shoe: EUSEBIO (Eusebio da Silva Ferreira) (9 goals) (Portugal)
- Helmut HALLER (6 goals) (Germany FR)
- Valeriy PORKUYAN (4 goals) (Soviet Union)
- Geoff HURST (4 goals) (England)
- Ferenc BENE (4 goals) (Hungary)
- Portugal scored in or after the 80th minute in each of their six matches, the last one of these late goals by Torres earning them the bronze medal.
- Korea DPR led Portugal 3-0 in their quarter-final, but four goals inside little over 30 minutes from Eusebio inspired the Europeans to a 5-3 win.
- At his fifth tournament, Mexico keeper Antonio Carbajal kept a clean sheet in his only outing, 16 years and 25 days after his first finals appearance.
- Pablo Forlan and Jean Djorkaeff were members of the Uruguay and France squads that squared off, just as their sons, Diego and Youri, were in 2002.
- Brazil had the finals' oldest player (Djalma Santos) and scorer (Garrincha), plus its youngest scorer, appearant (both Tostao) and squad member (Edu).