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Yugoslavia national football team

former men's national association football team representing Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia national football team is the national football team of Yugoslavia.

Yugoslavia
Nickname(s)Plavi (The Blues)
Brazilians of Europe[1]
AssociationFootball Association
of Yugoslavia
Most capsDragan Džajić (85)
(SFRY)
Top scorerStjepan Bobek (38)
(SFRY)
Home stadiumRed Star Stadium, Belgrade
FIFA codeYUG
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Czechoslovakia 7–0 KSCS Kingdom of Yugoslavia
(Antwerp, Belgium; August 28, 1920)

First international as SFRY

 Czechoslovakia 0–2 SFRY Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
(Prague, Czechoslovakia; May 9, 1945)

Last international as SFRY[2]

 Netherlands 2–0 SFRY Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
(Amsterdam, Netherlands; March 25, 1992)
Biggest win
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia SFRY 10–0 Venezuela Venezuela
(Friendly, Curitiba, Brazil; June 14, 1972)[3]
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia SFRY 9–0 Zair  Zaire
(1974 FIFA WC - Group 2, Parkstadion, Gelsenkirchen, Germany; 18 June 1974)[4]
Biggest defeat
 Czechoslovakia 7–0 KSCS Kingdom of Yugoslavia
(Antwerp, Belgium; August 28, 1920)
 Uruguay 7–0 KSCS Kingdom of Yugoslavia
(Paris, France; May 26, 1924)
 Czechoslovakia 7–0 KSCS Kingdom of Yugoslavia
(Prague, Czechoslovakia; October 28, 1925)
World Cup
Appearances8[2] (first in 1930)
Best resultFourth place (1930, 1962)
European Championship
Appearances4[2] (first in 1960)
Best resultRunners-up, 1960 and 1968

ReferencesEdit

  1. A farewell to Yugoslavia openDemocracy.net. Dejan Djokic; April 10, 2002
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 As of 1992 before the split of SFR Yugoslavia; for later data see Serbia and Montenegro national football team.
  3. "Jugoslavija – Venecuela 10-0". Reprezentacija.rs (in Serbo-Croatian). 14 October 2009. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  4. "1974 FIFA World Cup Germany ™ - Matches - Yugoslavia-Zaire". FIFA.com. Retrieved 25 February 2019.