Paraguay Paraguay
Nickname(s) Los Guaraníes
Association Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol (APF)
Confederation CONMEBOL
FIFA ranking 8
Highest FIFA ranking 4
Lowest FIFA ranking 34
First international 23x15px Paraguay 0–7 Flag of Argentina.svg 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.


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 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 1918Did Not Compete
Argentina 1920
Brazil 1922Runner-up2nd421132
Uruguay 1923Third Place3rd310235
Brazil 1925Fourth Place4th301228
Flag of Peru (1825-1950) 1927Did Not Compete
Flag of Argentina 1931Third Place3rd302135
Flag of Peru (1825-1950) 1935Did Not Compete
Flag of Argentina 1937Sixth Place6th5014518
Flag of Peru (1825-1950) 1939Runner-up2nd421177
Flag of Chile 1941Did Not Compete
Flag of Argentina 1945
23px 1947Runner-up2nd5311105
Brazil 1949Champions1st5410171
Peru 1953Champions1st5410135
Uruguay 1957Third Place3rd522142

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