|| The Czechs played in their
first qualifying competition as the Czech
Republic in 1998. But they have yet to qualify
for a FIFA World Cup finals under that name.
||Prior to that, Czechoslovakia had qualified
no less than eight times and had reached the
Final in 1934, where they lost to Italy 2-1
in extra time after leading 1-0.
|| The Czechs reached the final again in 1962
and this time faced Brazil. Once again, Czechoslovakia
took the lead but once again they succumbed
as Brazil claimed a 3-1 victory. Czechoslovakia
had to settle for another runners-up trophy.