Paraguay naitional fitbaw team

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Paraguay
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Los Guaraníes
La Albirroja (White and red)
AssociationAsociación Paraguaya de Fútbol (APF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Heid coachEduardo Berizzo
CaiptainGustavo Gómez
Maist kaipsPaulo da Silva (150)
Tap scorerRoque Santa Cruz (32)
Hame stadiumEstadio Defensores del Chaco
FIFA codePAR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA rankin
Current 41 Decrease 1 (24 October 2019)[1]
Heichest8 (March 2001)
Lawest103 (May 1995)
Elo rankin
Current 35 Increase 1 (18 October 2019)[2]
Heichest5 (1954)
Lawest44 (August 1962)
First international
 Paraguay 1–5 Argentinae 
(Asunción, Paraguay; 11 May 1919)
Biggest win
 Paraguay 7–0 Bolivie 
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 30 April 1949)
 Hong Kong 0–7 Paraguay Paraguay
(Hong Kong; 17 November 2010)
Biggest defeat
 Argentinae 6–0 Paraguay Paraguay
(Santiago, Chile; 20 October 1926)
 Mexico 6–0 Paraguay Paraguay
(Maturín, Venezuela; 8 July 2007)
Warld Cup
Appearances8 (first in 1930)
Best resultQuairter-feenals, 2010
Copa América
Appearances34 (first in 1921)
Best resultChampions, 1953 an 1979

The Paraguay naitional fitbaa team is controlled bi the Paraguayan Fitbaa Association (Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol) an represents Paraguay in men's internaitional fitbaa competeetions. Paraguay is a member o CONMEBOL. The Albirroja haes qualifeed for aicht FIFA World Cup competeetions (1930, 1950, 1958, 1986, 1998, 2002, 2006 an 2010) an haes reached the seicont roond o the competeetion on fower occasions. A regular participant at the Copa América, Paraguay hae been crouned champions o the competeetion on twa occasions (in 1953 an 1979). Paraguay's heichest FIFA Warld Rankins is 8t (Mairch 2001) an lawest is 103 (Mey 1995), an wis awairdit seicont place wi Best Muive o the Year in 1996. The naitional team's maist successful period wis unner the coachin o Argentine Gerardo Martino, who wis awairdit wi the Sooth American Coach o the Year in 2007 an teuk Paraguay tae the quairter-feenal stages o a FIFA Warld Cup competeetion for the first time in history (in 2010) an tae the feenal o the 2011 Copa América an aw, where Paraguay finished as runners-up.

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  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 24 October 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2019. 
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 18 October 2019. Retrieved 18 October 2019. 
  3. Efter 1988, the toornament haes been restrictit tae squads wi nae mair than 3 players ower the age o 23, an these matches are no regardit as pairt o the naitional team's record, nor are caps awairdit.