El Salvador national football team

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El Salvador
Nickname(s)La Selecta
Los Cuscatlecos
La Azul y Blanco
AssociationSalvadoran Football Federation
ConfederationCONCACAF
Sub-confederationUNCAF (Central America)
Head coachCarlos de los Cobos[1]
CaptainVacant
Most caps
Top scorerRaul Diaz Arce (39)[2]
Home stadiumEstadio Cuscatlán
FIFA codeSLV
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 73 Decrease 3 (7 February 2019)[3]
Highest49 (April 2012)
Lowest190 (November 2006)
Elo ranking
Current 93 Decrease 1 (3 March 2019)[4]
Highest40 (December 1943)
Lowest125 (April 2007)
First international
 Costa Rica 7–0 El Salvador 
(Guatemala City, Guatemala; 14 September 1921)
Biggest win
 El Salvador 12–0 Anguilla 
(San Salvador, El Salvador; 6 February 2008)
Biggest defeat
 Hungary 10–1 El Salvador 
(Elche, Spain; 15 June 1982)
World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 1970)
Best resultGroup stage, 1970 and 1982
CONCACAF Championship
& Gold Cup
Appearances22 (first in 1963)
Best resultRunners-up, 1963 and 1981

El Salvador national football team is the national football team of El Salvador.

Top scorers[change | change source]

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Mágico González 41 1976-1998
2 José María Rivas 39 1979-1989
2 Raúl Díaz Arce 39 1991-2000
4 Norberto Huezo Montoya 29 1973-1987
5 Luis Ramírez Zapata 27 1971-1989
6 Juan Francisco Barraza 23 1953-1969
7 Miguel Americano Cruz 21 1935-1943
8 Rafael Bazooka Corado 17 1943-1955
9 Juan Ramón Martínez 16 1967-1976
9 Ever Hernández 16 1976-1985

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.fifa.com/associations/association=SLV/about.html
  2. "El Salvador - Record International Players". rsssf.com. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  3. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  4. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.