Serbia and Montenegro national football team

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Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006)
FR Yugoslavia (1992–2003)
1992–2006
Nickname(s)Plavi / Плави
(The Blues)
AssociationFootball Association of Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006)
Football Association of Yugoslavia (1992–2003)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Most capsSavo Milošević (101)
Top scorerSavo Milošević (35)
FIFA codeSCG (2003–2006)
YUG (1992–2003)
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Highest6 (December 1998)
Lowest101 (December 1994)
First international
 Brazil 2–0 FR YugoslaviaFederal Republic of Yugoslavia
(Porto Alegre, Brazil; 23 December 1994)
Biggest win
 Faroe Islands 1–8 FR YugoslaviaFederal Republic of Yugoslavia
(Toftir, Faroe Islands; 6 October 1996)
Biggest defeat
 Argentina 6–0 Serbia and Montenegro 
(Gelsenkirchen, Germany; 16 June 2006)
World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 1998)
Best resultRound of 16 (1998)
European Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2000)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2000)

The Serbia and Montenegro national football team (Serbian: Фудбалска репрезентација Србије и Црне Горе, romanized: Fudbalska reprezentacija Srbije i Crne Gore) was a national football team that represented the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. It was controlled by the Football Association of Serbia and Montenegro.

For 11 years, it was known as the FR Yugoslavia national football team (Serbian: Фудбалска репрезентација СР Југославије, romanized: Fudbalska reprezentacija SR Jugoslavije) when the state was called the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, until February 2003, when the name of the country was changed to Serbia and Montenegro.[1]

In 2006, Montenegro declared its independence from Serbia, with the result that the country's football team was renamed as the Serbia national football team on 28 June 2006 with the Montenegro national football team created to represent the renewed state of Montenegro.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Balkan fans cheer dead country". 12 February 2003 – via news.bbc.co.uk.