Venezolani national soccer team
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|Federación Venezolana de Fútbol|
|smelling pool of broadcasting corporations Paez, since?|
|Gabriel Urdaneta (69)|
|record goal scorer|
|Juan Arango Saez (11)|
|first international match|
| Panama 3:1 Venezuela |
(Panama city, Panama; 12. February 1938)
| Venezuela 6:0 Puerto Rico|
(Barranquilla, Colombia; 26. December 1946)
| Argentina 11:0 Venezuela |
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; 10. August 1975)
| final round participation: 0 (first: -)|
Best result: -
| final round participation: 13 (first: 1967)|
Best result: Fifth place 1967
“the 'Federación Venezolana de Fútbol “(FVF) in the today's form was created only 1951. 1925 were the first national football federation, which Federación Nacional de Fútbol, based, who had however no durable existence. In the years from 1932 to 1938 you followed the league Venezolana , which was replaced to 1938 by the Asociación Nacional de Fútbol. Only the Federación Venezolana de Fútbol received however in November 1951 the acknowledgment of FIFA and Venezolani olympic Komittée.
The national team, mentioned “La Vinotinto” (the wine-red), was to a few years ago few and/or. no success gegönnt. Football was played practically only at universities and in not kind very professional for our terms.
With the Copa América the national team place 5 occupied 1967 in Uruguay, however only six crews participated. The Vinotinto succeeded here their first victory in an official tournament with 3:0 against tournament-last Bolivia to 28. January 1967. The first point gain in a WM-qualification became in the qualification the world championship 1970 at the 3. August 1969 in Caracas with a 1:1 against the Colombian national team reaches. A 1:0 against Bolivia to 22. March 1981 in Caracas with the qualification to the WM in Spain marked the first victory in the WM-qualification. To 4. September 2001 succeeded with a 2:0 against Chile in Santiago finally also the first Auswärtssieg, the part of a to date unknown series of four victories in consequence was.
Today (July 2004) already eight the master player of the national team play abroad and affect also the results of the national team, so that victories possess today no more such scarcity value like still up to the turn of the century. To 31. March 2004 succeeded to the national team as 3:0 which can be regarded historically - a victory in the qualification for the soccer world championship 2006 in Montevideo against the substantially more highly estimated selection of Uruguay.
In the current Fifa Weltrangliste (conditions: 23. March 2005) stands for Venezuela on place 52 between the national teams of Libya and white Russia. The woman national team reserves seat 77 between Jamaica and Algeria (conditions: 23. March 2005).