Quiz: How many of these list-topping countries can you name?

Be it the Olympics, the space race, or Eurovision, the world’s sovereign nations absolutely love competing. International prestige means a great deal to the world’s patriots, and something as simple as a football match can take on an importance far beyond its consequences.

You can’t compete per se to be the biggest, the warmest or the most populous, but one nation generally tops the pile just the same.

How many of these list-topping countries do you know?

– With PA

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