Soviet Union national football team

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Soviet Union
Nickname(s)Red Army
AssociationFootball Federation of the Soviet Union
Most capsOleg Blokhin (112)
Top scorerOleg Blokhin (42)
Home stadiumVarious
FIFA codeURS
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current
Highest1 (July 1960)
Elo ranking
Current
Highest1 (1963–65, 1966, 1983-84, 1985–86, 1987, 1988)
First international
 Soviet Union 3–0 Turkey 
(Moscow, Soviet Union; 16 November 1924)

Last international

 Cyprus 0–3 Soviet Union 
(Larnaca, Cyprus; 13 November 1991)
Biggest win
 Soviet Union 11–1 India 
(Moscow, Soviet Union; 16 September 1955)[1]
 Finland 0–10 Soviet Union 
(Helsinki, Finland; 15 August 1957)
Biggest defeat
 England 5–0 Soviet Union 
(London, England; 22 October 1958)
World Cup
Appearances7 (first in 1958)
Best resultFourth place, 1966
European Championship
Appearances6 (first in 1960)
Best resultChampions, 1960

Soviet Union national football team was the national football team of Soviet Union. The team was left after the Soviet Union breakup in 1991. The team is now replaced by the Russia national football team.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Soviet Union 11:1 India". eu-football.info. Retrieved 2016-03-23.