World Pup of Cute

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And the world’s top dog is ... Japan’s Shiba Inu!

Congratulations to the unbeatable Shiba Inu, winner of Animal Planet’s first-ever World Pup!
And thanks to you, our loyal fans, for your dogged devotion and support. 
Stay tuned for the next big Animal Planet event.

World Pup Bracket

Select a World Pup contender to learn more about the match-ups.

Round 1 Matches

Spain

Netherlands

Cameroon

Mexico

Germany

Portugal

England

Italy

France

USA

Iran

China

Japan

Belgium

Australia

Russia

Round 2 Matches

Spain

Germany

Mexico

England

USA

Japan

China

Russia

Round 3 Matches

Spain

Japan

England

China

Round 4 Matches

Japan

China

Japan

Champion

China

Runner-up