First ever own goal: Manuel Rosas, Mexico against Chile, 1930.
Fastest own goal and only own goal to seal a 0–1 defeat: Carlos Gamarra, 3rd minute, Paraguay against England, 2006.
Latest own goal from kick-off and only own goal during extra time: Jimmy Dickinson, 94th minute, England against Belgium, 1954.
Tournament with most own goals: 1998, 6 own goals.
Most own goals by a team, overall: Bulgaria, Mexico and Spain have scored 3 own goals each in their World Cup history. Bulgaria is the only team to have scored two own goals in the same tournament (1966).
Most own goals in favour of a team, overall: Germany and Italy, 4 each.
Only match with 2 own goals: United States vs Portugal, 2002. Jorge Costa of Portugal scored for the United States, and Jeff Agoos of the United States scored for Portugal. There have been two more occasions where two own goals have occurred in the same day. On June 21, 1978, Ernie Brandts of the Netherlands scored for Italy, and Berti Vogts of West Germany scored for Austria (the two matches were running simultaneously). On June 10, 1998, Tom Boyd of Scotland scored for Brazil in the opening game of the tournament, and Youssef Chippo of Morocco scored for Norway (the two matches started at different times).
Ernie Brandts of the Netherlands is the only player to score for both teams in a match. In a game in 1978, he first scored an opener for Italy, and then an equaliser for his own team, the Netherlands eventually winning by 2–1.
Trinidad and Tobago is the only team to have scored more own goals than regular goals in its World Cup history. In its only participation in 2006, the team scored once in favour of Paraguay, and never managed to score for its own account.