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Greece


Federation founded: 1926
FIFA member since: 1927
Confederation: UEFA
Colours: Blue and white
Nicknames: Ethniki (national), Galanolefki (blue-white)
World Cups qualified for: 3 (of 20)
Best results: Round of 16 in 2014

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 10 W 2 D 2 L 6 GF 5 GA 20 Pts 8
Greece are 49th on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1930 Did not enter
1934 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1938 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1950 Did not enter
1954 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1958 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1962 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1966 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1982 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1986 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1990 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1994 First round 24 Squad Qualifiers
1998 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2002 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2006 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2010 First round 25 Squad Qualifiers
2014 Round of 16 13 Squad Qualifiers

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) -
Biggest win 2-1 vs Nigeria 2010
2-1 vs Côte d'Ivoire 2014
Biggest loss 0-4 vs Argentina 1994
0-4 vs Bulgaria 1994
Most wins in a row 1
Most losses in a row 4
Longest unbeaten run 3
Longest run without win 4
Longest run qualifying 2 (2010-14)
Longest run not qualifying 14 (1930-90)
Penalty shoot-outs 0 win, 1 loss
GRE vs Europe W0 - D0 - L1
GRE vs South America W0 - D0 - L3
GRE vs Asia W0 - D1 - L1
GRE vs Africa W2 - D0 - L1
GRE vs N/C America W0 - D1 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Georgios Karagounis 7 2010-14
Georgios Samaras 7 2010-14
Vasilios Torosidis 7 2010-14

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Sokratis Papastathopoulos 1 2010-14
Dimitrios Salpingidis 1 2010-14
Georgios Samaras 1 2010-14
Andreas Samaris 1 2014
Vasilios Torosidis 1 2010-14


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1994 1R Argentina L 0-4 1R Bulgaria L 0-4 1R Nigeria L 0-2 2010 1R South Korea L 0-2 1R Nigeria W 2-1 1R Argentina L 0-2 2014 1R Colombia L 0-3 1R Japan D 0-0 1R Côte d'Ivoire W 2-1 2R Costa Rica [3-5 ap] D 1-1



 

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