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Venezuela national football team

men's national association football team representing Venezuela

Venezuela national football team is the national football team of Venezuela.

Venezuela
Nickname(s)La Vinotinto
AssociationFederación Venezolana de Fútbol (FVF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachRafael Dudamel
CaptainTomás Rincón
Most capsJuan Arango (129)
Top scorerJuan Arango (23)
Home stadiumEstadio José Antonio Anzoátegui
Polideportivo Cachamay
Estadio Pueblo Nuevo
FIFA codeVEN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 32 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)[1]
Highest29 (August 2014, October 2018)
Lowest129 (November 1998)
Elo ranking
Current 32 Steady (3 March 2019)[2]
Highest19 (17 July 2011)
Lowest127 (1993, 1995, 1999)
First international
 Panama 3–1 Venezuela 
(Panama City, Panama; 12 February 1938)
Biggest win
 Venezuela 7–0 Puerto Rico 
(Caracas, Venezuela; 16 January 1959)
Biggest defeat
 Argentina 11–0 Venezuela [[File:{{{flag alias-1954}}}|23x15px|border |alt=|link=]]
(Rosario, Argentina; 10 August 1975)
Copa América
Appearances17 (first in 1967)
Best resultFourth place (2011)

Most appearancesEdit

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 José Manuel Rey 103 8 1997-present
2 Jorge Alberto Rojas 89 3 1999-present
3 Miguel Ángel Mea Vitali 81 1 1999-present
4 Juan Arango 85 15 1999-present
5 Gabriel Urdaneta 77 9 1996-2005
5 Luis José Vallenilla 77 1 1996-2007
7 Ruberth Morán 65 14 1996-2007
8 Ricardo David Páez 64 7 2000-2007
8 Leopoldo Jiménez 64 0 1999-2005
10 Leonel Vielma 58 4 2000-present

Top scorersEdit

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Giancarlo Maldonado 16 41 2003-present
2 Juan Arango 15 80 1999-present
3 Ruberth Morán 14 65 1996-2007
4 Gabriel Urdaneta 9 77 1996-2005
4 Daniel Arismendi 9 24 2006-present
6 José Manuel Rey 8 103 1997-present
7 Ricardo David Páez 7 64 2000-2007
7 Juan Garcia 7 47 1993-2004
9 José Luis Dolgetta 6 21 1993-1997
10 Daniel Noriega 5 38 1996-2005
10 Fernando de Ornelas 5 26 1999-2007
10 Pedro Febles 5 25 1979-1989
10 Rafael Ernesto Castellin Garcia 5 22 1996-2005

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.