Top 10 Worst Football (Soccer) National TeamsWe always hear about the best in the world, but rarely about those sides that feature towards the lower end of the FIFA rankings. However the rankings aren’t always correct with how good a team actually is, and is calculated with points on which teams you play, the competition and the result. An example is Switzerland, who sit in 8th place in the rankings, whilst France are in 20th. Although most other countries are happy to see France so far down the list, it is a clear misguided table on how good each nation actually is. Looking at the wrong end of the scale, mostly not in the FIFA rankings at all, here is a list of the 10 worst national sides.
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As of June 2012, Kiribati has lost all ten of their games. They lost twice against Papua New Guinea, three times against Fiji, once against Tuvalu, once against Solomon Islands, once against Vanuatu, once against Cook Islands and once against Tahiti. - SamHalls2015
How can you expect a country no bigger than a peanut to be any good at football
I did not know this country existed
Well at least have the money to buy their players uniformsV11 Comments
Don't even know who he is but he probably sucks so much that Dempsey could score 1,000,000,000 goals in one day against Palau and his goaly!V2 Comments
They should be number 1 they lost To Australia 31-0 and that's a world record - CoolCat999
Got absolutely wrecked to Australia and are a joke, don't even know hoe to play!
Eastern Samoa are so cool they once gave 1 million dollars to Poland for nothing just for fun
Tuvalu with 5 times less people beat them 4-0? What a joke.V11 Comments
In terms of expectation vs. reality, England is quite easily the worst of the bunch. In every major tournament, they come in with lofty expectations of making the semi-finals, but more often than not, they crash and burn to a team with passion. The England team hasn't put in a decent performance at a major competition since the 1996 Euros, and really shouldn't be expected to considering how little the team seems to care about their nation. In addition, the fans are delusional, as well as, although it has improved, a track record of hooliganism. It also appears as though all England fans love to bash the US, when, in reality, we have consistently outperformed them when it matters most.
England is gonna get crushed every World Cup
No, they shouldn't be here, they actually won something and that's the 1966 world cup. - CoolCat999
They deserved to lose to Iceland! They invented football, and gets beaten by everyone they teach it to! Iceland was supposed to be cheap, but Joe Hart didn't save anything!V39 Comments
If you look at the FIFA World Ranking on the Official FIFA app, they're at the very bottom, with 0 POINTS!
The only nation to lose against India, yes India!
This piece of poor quality has lost to India 4-0 I mean, who can lose against a rubbish side like India - James_will_rule
Don't know this country must be awful?V7 Comments
There just a stupid team playing like there going mad
You guys are way too funny. I had not laughed this much in a very long time.V7 Comments
They focus on basket ball not soccer
LeBron James should play for them
US is a super good team. They have Clint Dempsey, Howard Johnson and Eddie Johnson.
America aren't soccer players they play basketball and baseballV15 Comments
With the smallest population on the list, just 5,774 inhabitants, it was always going to be difficult for this little self-governing French territory. They have played just 7 games as a nation and all since 2010 in the French Territory Cup. Their results are impressive though. They have scored just 2, whilst allowing their opponents 78 goals. An average of 10.1 conceded per game. Jose Mourinho would have a tough time with this nation. Their smallest loss to date is a 7-0 to French Guiana, whilst their largest a 16-1 defeat to New Caledonia. Still, least they scored. With the islands 3 airports, at least they can escape the brutality of their defeats once they are over.V1 Comment
Lowest FIFA rating out of the 209 countries in FIFA. That is VERY impressive!
The tied Estonia and only scored after 30 seconds like Dempsey against Dempsey
Their only win was against Liechtenstein where they won 1-0 - bumy
Worst european teamV6 Comments
With a population of 15,000 people, Anguilla should be proud of being above 6 other countries. They have won 3 times in their 48 outings as a national side. Their last win was as recent as 2010, in a Caribbean Cup fixture against Saint Martin 2-1. They have had a few big loses, with their biggest being a 14-0 loss back in 1998 to Guyana. For an island that is 16 miles long, and just 3 miles wide, their stats are far more impressive than they appear.
They are not even a member of FIFA!
How can they even create a soccer team when they have like 1k people living in there?V3 Comments
Whoever put this here is either mad or is a Chilean or Brazilian
What the heck is the person thinking putting Argentina here. Just because they lost the world cup doesn't mean they suck! And they have Messi.
Yeah your exactly right Argentina are a gun team, almost beating Germany in the World Cup and who doesn't know Messi best soccer player in the world and plays for the Argentinian soccer national team!
Argentina is the best no mater what Messi is the best player how ever put this is Gaga or hates Argentina.V39 Comments
No because billy Forbes plays for themV2 Comments
They have terrorists which will kill the ref for bribes, that makes me worried putting them on this list
People who act like this are a disgrace and should not be banned because they are incapable of showing sportsmanship.
Yeah they were once charged for farting in the Samoans kings face and then made an excuse saying it is a sign of honour towards the caca king of the southV2 Comments
Tonga is another small nation in the OFC that will probably never qualify for the World Cup. With a population of around 100k the island nation doesn't have a huge population to choose from. Tonga once lost to Australia 22-0. AKA they suckV1 Comment
South Korea isn't bad I think there a pretty good team
They're 50th in FIFA best teams they're not bad
South Korea is good they beat FijiV4 Comments
FIFA gave a penalty. They can't play anymoreV4 Comments
Ireland is actually an alright team they're ranked 27 in the FIFA world rankings
Ireland should not be on this list. They don't often get to semi finals but there good
Ireland may not be the best team but I don't think they are this badV4 Comments
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