Bolivia national football team

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Bolivia
Nickname(s)La Verde (The Green)[1]
[1]
AssociationBolivian Football Federation (FBF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachEduardo Villegas
CaptainRonald Raldes
Most capsRonald Raldes (102)
Top scorerJoaquín Botero (20)
Home stadiumEstadio Hernando Siles
FIFA codeBOL
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 60 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)[2]
Highest18 (July 1997)
Lowest115 (October 2011)
Elo ranking
Current 49 Decrease 8 (3 March 2019)[3]
Highest22 (June 1997[4])
Lowest86 (July 1989[4])
First international
 Chile 1–7 Bolivia Bolivia
(Santiago, Chile; 12 October 1926)
Biggest win
 Bolivia 7–0 Venezuela 
(La Paz, Bolivia; 22 August 1993)
 Bolivia 9–2 Haiti 
(La Paz, Bolivia; 3 March 2000)
Biggest defeat
 Uruguay 9-0Bolivia Bolivia
(Lima, Peru; 6 November 1927)
 Brazil 10–1 Bolivia Bolivia
(São Paulo, Brazil; 10 April 1949)
World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1930)
Best resultGroup stage (1930, 1950, 1994)
Copa América
Appearances26 (first in 1926)
Best resultChampions (1963)
Confederations Cup
Appearances1 (first in 1999)
Best resultGroup stage (1999)

Bolivia national football team is the national football team of Bolivia.

Most appearances[change | change source]

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 Marco Antonio Sandy 93 6 1993-2003
1 Luis Cristaldo 93 5 1989-2005
3 José Milton Melgar 89 6 1980-1997
4 Carlos Fernando Borja 88 1 1979-1997
5 Julio César Baldivieso 85 15 1991-2005
6 Juan Manuel Peña 81 1 1991-present
7 Miguel Rimba 80 0 1989-2000
8 Óscar Carmelo Sánchez 78 6 1994-2006
9 Jaime Moreno 74 11 1991-present
10 Marco Etcheverry 71 13 1989-2003

Top scorers[change | change source]

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Joaquín Botero 17 1999-present
2 Victor Ugarte 16 1947-1963
3 Julio César Baldivieso 15 85 1991-2005
3 Carlos Aragonés 15 1977-1981
3 Erwin Sánchez 15 1989-2005
6 Marco Etcheverry 13 71 1989-2003
6 Máximo Alcócer 13 1953-2063
8 Jaime Moreno 11 74 1991-present
9 Miguel Aguilar 10 1977-1983
10 Luis Ramallo 9 1989-1997

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Famous Bolivian Footballers". Your Spanish Translation. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  2. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  3. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "World Football Elo Ratings: Bolivia". eloratings.net. World Football Elo Ratings. 29 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.