World Cup Team Evaluation Model based on TOPSIS Method through FIFA Player Data Analysis


  • Chang Shi



Football World Cup; FIFA Data; TOPSIS; Entropy Weight Method.


The purpose of this study is to analyze which teams are stronger and more likely to win the football World Cup. Although there are many classic cases of the weak winning the strong because of the obvious differences between the national football teams, these are only a very small part and will be excluded from consideration in this article. This article will analyze the performance scores of players in their clubs given by FIFA through the TOPSIS method, and finally the ranking of national football teams. As the current world football rankings are based on points accumulated from wins and losses in intercontinental competitions and friendlies, they do not give a specific indication of a team's strength. This article will rate the highest ranked teams in each group stage of the World Cup and finally rank them. Finally, entropy weight method and simple TOPSIS method are analyzed which is more suitable for the analysis of football World Cup.


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How to Cite

Shi, C. (2022). World Cup Team Evaluation Model based on TOPSIS Method through FIFA Player Data Analysis. BCP Education & Psychology, 7, 372–377.