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Paraguay Paraguay
Nickname(s) Los Guaraníes
Association Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol (APF)
Confederation CONMEBOL
FIFA code PAR
FIFA ranking 8
Highest FIFA ranking 4
Lowest FIFA ranking 34
First international 23x15px Paraguay 0–7  Argentina
(Asunción, Paraguay; 11 May 1919)
World Cup appearances 2 (First in 1930)
Best result Group Stage, (1930, 1954)
Copa América appearances 10 (First in 1922)
Best result Champions, (1949, 1953)


The Paraguay national football team is controlled by the Paraguayan Football Association and represents the country of Paraguay in association football.

Paraguay has qualified for two FIFA World Cups with them being knocked out in the group stage on both occasions.

History

Competitive record

FIFA World Cup

     Gold       Silver       Bronze  

FIFA World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA
France 1906 Did Not Enter
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg 1910
England 1914
Netherlands 1922
Spain 1926 Did Not Qualify
Uruguay 1930 Group Stage 16th 3 0 0 3 0 9
Italy 1934 Did Not Qualify
Argentina 1938
Sweden 1950
Chile 1954 Group Stage 11th 3 1 1 1 1 2
Switzerland 1958 Did Not Qualify
Total Group Stage 2/11 6 1 1 4 1 11

Copa América

     Champions       Runners-up       Third Place       Fourth Place  

South American Championship
Year Round Position GP Won Drawn* Lost GS GA
Brazil 1918 Did Not Compete
Argentina 1920
Brazil 1922 Runner-up 2nd 4 2 1 1 3 2
Uruguay 1923 Third Place 3rd 3 1 0 2 3 5
Brazil 1925 Fourth Place 4th 3 0 1 2 2 8
Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg 1927 Did Not Compete
Flag of Argentina.svg 1931 Third Place 3rd 3 0 2 1 3 5
Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg 1935 Did Not Compete
Flag of Argentina.svg 1937 Sixth Place 6th 5 0 1 4 5 18
Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg 1939 Runner-up 2nd 4 2 1 1 7 7
Flag of Chile.svg 1941 Did Not Compete
Flag of Argentina.svg 1945
23px 1947 Runner-up 2nd 5 3 1 1 10 5
Brazil 1949 Champions 1st 5 4 1 0 17 1
Peru 1953 Champions 1st 5 4 1 0 13 5
Uruguay 1957 Third Place 3rd 5 2 2 1 4 2

External Links

Template:Football in Paraguay Template:Copa América winners

Template:National sports teams of the Paraguay

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