List of players who have appeared in multiple FIFA World Cups

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Below is a list of players who have appeared in multiple FIFA World Cups. It includes all players with at least four tournament appearances.

Player Appearances
Mexico Antonio Carbajal 5 (1950, 54, 58, 62, 66)
Germany Lothar Matthäus 5 (1982, 86, 90, 94, 98)
Brazil Carlos José Castilho 4 (1950*, 54, 58*, 62*)
Brazil Nílton Santos 4 (1950*, 54, 58, 62)
Brazil Djalma Santos 4 (1954, 58, 62, 66)
Brazil Pelé 4 (1958, 62, 66, 70)
England Bobby Charlton 4 (1958*, 62, 66, 70)
Germany Karl-Heinz Schnellinger 4 (1958, 62, 66, 70)
Germany Uwe Seeler 4 (1958, 62, 66, 70)
Soviet Union Lev Yashin 4 (1958, 62, 66, 70*)
Uruguay Pedro Rocha 4 (1962, 66, 70, 74)
Italy Enrico Albertosi 4 (1962*, 66, 70, 74*)
Italy Gianni Rivera 4 (1962, 66, 70, 74)
Bulgaria Dobromir Zhechev 4 (1962, 66, 70, 74*)
Germany Sepp Maier 4 (1966*, 70, 74, 78)
Italy Dino Zoff 4 (1970*, 74, 78, 82)
Poland Władysław Żmuda 4 (1974, 78, 82, 86)
Brazil Émerson Leão 4 (1970*, 74, 78, 86*)
Argentina Diego Maradona 4 (1982, 86, 90, 94)
Italy Giuseppe Bergomi 4 (1982, 86, 90, 98)
Scotland Jim Leighton 4 (1982*, 86, 90, 98)
Belgium Enzo Scifo 4 (1986, 90, 94, 98)
Belgium Franky Van Der Elst 4 (1986, 90, 94, 98)
Spain Andoni Zubizarreta 4 (1986, 90, 94, 98)
South Korea Hong Myung-Bo 4 (1990, 94, 98, 02)
South Korea Hwang Sun-Hong 4 (1990, 94, 98*, 02)
Italy Paolo Maldini 4 (1990, 94, 98, 02)
Spain Fernando Hierro 4 (1990*, 94, 98, 02)
Belgium Marc Wilmots 4 (1990*, 94, 98, 02)
Cameroon Jacques Songo'o 4 (1990*, 94, 98, 02*)
Saudi Arabia Sami Al-Jaber 4 (1994, 98, 02, 06)
Saudi Arabia Mohamed Al-Deayea 4 (1994, 98, 02, 06*)
Brazil Cafu 4 (1994, 98, 02, 06)
Brazil Ronaldo 4 (1994*, 98, 02, 06)
Germany Oliver Kahn 4 (1994*, 98*, 02, 06)
United States Kasey Keller 4 (1990*, 98, 02*, 06)
United States Claudio Reyna 4 (1994*, 98, 02, 06)
Cameroon Rigobert Song 4 (1994, 98, 02, 10)
South Korea Lee Woon-Jae 4 (1994, 02, 06, 10*)
Italy Fabio Cannavaro 4 (1998, 02, 06, 10)
Italy Gianluigi Buffon 4 (1998*, 02, 06, 10)
France Thierry Henry 4 (1998, 02, 06, 10)
Japan Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi 4 (1998, 02*, 06, 10*)
Japan Seigo Narazaki 4 (1998*, 02, 06*, 10*)
Paraguay Denis Caniza 4 (1998, 02, 06, 10)

*Did not play but was part of the squad.