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Bulgaria


Federation founded: 1923
FIFA member since: 1924

 
WORLD CUP HISTORY
1930 - Did not participate
1934 - Did not qualify
1938 - Did not qualify
1950 - Did not participate
1954 - Did not qualify
1958 - Did not qualify
1962 - First round exit
1966 - First round exit
1970 - First round exit
1974 - First round exit
1978 - Did not qualify
1982 - Did not qualify
1986 - Second round exit
1990 - Did not qualify
1994 - 4th place
1998 - First round exit
2002 - Did not qualify
2006 - Did not qualify

 
STATISTICS
Played
26
Won
3
Drawn
8
Lost
15
Goals for
22
Goals against
53
Points
17
Bulgaria are 30th on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
4-0 vs Greece in 1994.
Biggest defeat:
1-6 vs Hungary in 1962 and against Spain in 1998.
Overall topscorer:
Hristo Stoitchkov, 6 goals.
Most appearances:
Emil Kostadinov, 13 matches.
Hosted the World Cup:
Never

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
Hristo Stoitchkov

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1962 1R Argentina L 0-1 1R Hungary L 1-6 1R England D 0-0 1966 1R Brazil L 0-2 1R Portugal L 0-3 1R Hungary L 1-3 1970 1R Peru L 2-3 1R West Germany L 2-5 1R Morocco D 1-1 1974 1R Sweden D 0-0 1R Uruguay D 1-1 1R Netherlands L 1-4 1986 1R Italy D 1-1 1R South Korea D 1-1 1R Argentina L 0-2 2R Mexico L 0-2 1994 1R Nigeria L 0-3 1R Greece W 4-0 1R Argentina W 2-0 2R Mexico [3-1 ap] D 1-1 QF Germany W 2-1 SF Italy L 1-2 3/4 Sweden L 0-4 1998 1R Paraguay D 0-0 1R Nigeria L 0-1 1R Spain L 1-6



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