1A sports competition between teams from several countries, in particular an international soccer tournament held every four years.
1.1A trophy awarded in a sports competition between teams from several countries.
- It seems like it takes a World Cup or an Olympic Games for this country to realise how far behind the rest of the sporting world we are.
- The one small mercy to be thankful for was that this was not a World Cup qualifier.
- France play the Republic of Ireland in a World Cup qualifying game in Paris.
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