FIFA World Cup Organisers
The following were the presidents of the organising committees of the FIFA World Cup, also the presidents of FIFA and the heads of state of the hosting nation included.
Besides being the president of FIFA and the French Football Federation, Jules Rimet was also chairman of the organising committee of the 1938 FIFA World Cup. In addition to organising the World Cup that was played in the United States in 1994, Alan Rothenberg had been the organiser of the 1984 Summer Olympics. The 2002 World Cup, which was played in Korea and Japan, was organised for the first time by two presidents of football federations. Franz Beckenbauer, who won the World Cup with West Germany in 1974 as a player and as coach in 1990, was the organiser of the 2006 World Cup, played in Germany.
- He died before the beginning of the World Cup.
- The only organiser who organised two World Cups.