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Spain


Federation founded: 1913
FIFA member since: 1904

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

 
STATISTICS
Played
49
Won
22
Drawn
12
Lost
15
Goals for
80
Goals against
57
Points
78
Spain are 7th on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
6-1 vs Bulgaria in 1998.
Biggest defeat:
1-6 vs Brazil in 1950.
Overall topscorers:
Raul, Estanislao Basora, Emilio Butragueño, Fernando Morientes and Fernando Hierro, 5 goals.
Most appearances:
Andoni Zubizarreta, 16 matches.
Hosted the World Cup:
1982

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
Emilio Butragueño
Andoni Zubizarreta
Estanislao Basora
Fernando Hierro

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1934 1R Brazil W 3-1 QF Italy [aet] D 1-1 Italy [replay] L 0-1 1950 1R United States W 3-1 1R Chile W 2-0 1R England W 1-0 FP Uruguay D 2-2 FP Brazil L 1-6 FP Sweden L 1-3 1962 1R Czechoslovakia L 0-1 1R Mexico W 1-0 1R Brazil L 1-2 1966 1R Argentina L 1-2 1R Switzerland W 2-1 1R West Germany L 1-2 1978 1R Austria L 1-2 1R Brazil D 0-0 1R Sweden W 1-0 1982 1R Honduras D 1-1 1R Yugoslavia W 2-1 1R Northern Ireland L 0-1 2Ph West Germany L 1-2 2Ph England D 0-0 1986 1R Brazil L 0-1 1R Northern Ireland W 2-1 1R Algeria W 3-0 2R Denmark W 5-1 QF Belgium [4-5 ap] D 1-1 1990 1R Uruguay D 0-0 1R South Korea W 3-1 1R Belgium W 2-1 2R Yugoslavia [aet] L 1-2 1994 1R South Korea D 2-2 1R Germany D 1-1 1R Bolivia W 3-1 2R Switzerland W 3-0 QF Italy L 1-2 1998 1R Nigeria L 2-3 1R Paraguay D 0-0 1R Bulgaria W 6-1 2002 1R Slovenia W 3-1 1R Paraguay W 3-1 1R South Africa W 3-2 2R Rep. of Ireland [3-2 ap] D 1-1 QF South Korea [3-5 ap] D 0-0 2006 1R Ukraine W 4-0 1R Tunisia W 3-1 1R Saudi Arabia W 1-0 2R France L 1-3


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