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.
The Top Ten
How can you expect a country no bigger than a peanut to be any good at football
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
I did not know this country existed
There rubbishV 26 Comments
What?! Does Palau play soccer
Palau rice am I right - crazycat9999
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!
Not bottom of the list for a reason. This nation has only played twice and both came in 1998 at the Micronesian games. They do have a good goals to games record after scoring twice in each game, but conceding 15 goals in one, and 11 in the other, is wasn’t as close as you’d have like. The nations they played? Guam and Northern Mariana Islands who themselves scored 11 out of their 25 overall goals in that game. Clearly they don’t pose a threat to anyone; even the jellyfish on the island have lost their sting. Maybe the guys who are in our next side should give them a go.
They should be number 1 they lost To Australia 31-0 and that's a world record - CoolCat999
31-0 to Australia? That's unimaginable. How can a Island with so many wars and tiny tiny territory can even win a team? It isn't fair for this team to play soccer.
Got absolutely wrecked to Australia and are a joke, don't even know hoe to play!
I prefer western samoa bring back the wall - crazycat9999V 20 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!
Of course bhutan has lossed much game but remember they are improving. And when they improve, they win by heart not by skill so hats off to bhutan and the dragon people
Michael carrick would eat bhutan for breakfast - crazycat9999V 11 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
I don’t actually know how to comment without voting, but just hear me out. England is not an amazing football team, that much is obvious. However saying that they are the 5th worst football nation in the world, is utterly misguided. I admit, I am English, but that does not change facts. England can not compete with top tier countries, but they are certainly not the fifth worst football nation in the world.V 65 Comments
They focus on basket ball not soccer
That's why they are the worst football team because Donald trump is ugly and old!
They reached farther than group stages in recent years... They aren't worst than England anyway...
Soccer is more portin then basketballV 40 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.
Didn't that get burnt down - crazycat9999V 8 Comments
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?
They're not a team
Pope mcdope whats occurin - crazycat9999V 5 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.
They never won!
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.
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.
I know, but they are here because they are BULLIES. They bullied Chile, Brazil, and Uruguay. - Gabo147
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!
How? it hurts me (I'm english by the way) they have messi and had maradona (never forgive him for what he did) and greats like di Stefano and crespo still though hate maradonaV 62 Comments
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
Despite their position they can beat teams like Costa Rica or MartinicaV 10 Comments
No because billy Forbes plays for them
Turks and the Caicos have been described as the worst team in the world on more than one occasion. They sit joint bottom of the FIFA Rankings with two other sides on this list with 0 points. This island paradise in the Bahamas chain hasn’t played a game since 2011, but that hasn’t stopped for teacher from England Matthew Green attempting to get them off the bottom. Their last win was in 2008 against St. Lucia. They have only played 14 games, whilst winning 2 have scored 8 and conceded 51. As an island, they are more interested in Cricket, but we’re more interested in their capital, Cockburn Town (How childish).
They suck! I AFC challenges cup or maybe something else their smallest loss was against Bangladesh it was 4-0 and biggest loss was against Palestine 9-0 and they lost with Nepal by 6-0 in that same competition.
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.
It's 205th above many
Wha?V 2 Comments
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 the team that tries to cheat, and gets pissed whenever they get caught.
YepV 9 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 suck
They are currently tied for the worst national team in the FIFA rankings.
They are ranked last, I'm surprised that they have a team.
They're ranked 209/209V 3 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 isn't bad they even have the soccer club celtic which is a pro team
I'm Irish and were on a good unbeaten streak and were top of our world cup qf group so go ye know urselfV 6 Comments
Not even a country...
I don't think they have a football team
What is this Country?
You don't even know this
They have never won any title in last 5 years
FIFA gave a penalty. They can't play anymore
FIFA gave them a red card
Be StrongestV 5 Comments
The u-23 sucks losing 46-0 and 38-0 in just two games worst team ever hardly winning a match
Um I forgot what I need to say
The best team ever
They are tiny 'micro'nesiaV 2 Comments
Not as bad as some other nations, but included because of their large goals conceded per game ratio. Letting in an average of 5.31 goals per game, their keeper spends more time in his own net picking out the ball than out of it altogether. Having only played 35 times, the last a 6-1 defeat to Curacao in 2011. With a population of 106,000, this small nation might not be qualifying for a major tournament anytime soon.
They have a good player called Bryan Melendez.
I agree with you guys India sucks I highly doubt that they will ever win a cup they are the worst team ever
India is a champ stop saying that our country sucks,1 day. India will win every fifa world cup
What India are so good they are rated 1 star on FIFA 15 and have won the World Cup 3 times also Ronald's plays for them and he is born in kolkata
India has defeated Australia 5 - 0 australia should come here in this place
Here is the thing. Australia made it into at least one world cup. How many world cups have India competed in? - AnLSUQBV 17 Comments
I think this opinion is good
There a island that knows nothing about football
They play football?
Bad forwards, bad midfields, bad goalkeeper and bad back people
Iran is not a perfect team but not worst team in world - Rhapsody
They are the worst if don't know how they made it to the World Cup
Iran is by far in my opinion the best team in asia. Don’t believe me? Search it up
They have a team?
Once Iran defeated them with 20 goal - Rhapsody
They just stand there
They beated India
Really are you kidding with population 90 % albanian he is a Albanian province so keep dreaming bye bye
Not even an official soccer team!
Why would a Serbian province be a national team?
More like Albanian province. Serbia lost the war, just like Serbia lost all wars, you worthless trash. - 32537690968969
As Monaco Has Radmel Facol
Mexico isn't one of the worst teams In the world
After the loss that they had against to Chile, they deserve to be demoted all the way down to the bottom. They were not even trying; as the fans alleged they gave the game away. The fans were so pissed off after some of them paid $500 dollars to watch that trash.
They can't be here just because they lost 7-0 other teams lost more and there not here.
Mexico should not be in this list. They are great team.V 16 Comments
I live in Canada! ;( And none of the teams are bad! It's just they don't win every year are you SMART!
Ok, Canada was boss in 1986, but so far, I will never forget them making the world cup in 1986 - SuperBacca
I only think that Canada should be the worst because they do not make it a lot to the World Cups but I think once they did.
Canada only plays hockey that's why there not that goodV 8 Comments
Yeah also back in 2005 the Portugal national team were charged with stealing money from Japan to not be poor also they were so stupid to have told Spain what they did and how there better than Spain
I just had to vote for Portugal, because they have the two worst soccer player of all time, Ronaldo and Pepe. I have nothing against the rest of the team, but Portugal gets my vote.
True Ronaldo will go to prison for 2 years being a the world meanest show off and being mean Ronaldo get out of football fighting is his sport
Portugal sucks, specially ronaldoV 17 Comments
Liars they are not bad, They are at least better than average
Won 2-1 to honduras
No that bad
7-0 Against Cuba
I'm sorry, they are trying.
They are alright I like them
Australia is just too gritty and disorganised
They lost to france 2-1 peru I fogot the srocr Denmark I also forgot the scor no I'm not in year 1 I wrote mistakes on purpose I'm from Australia and our team n terribleV 4 Comments
They may have got flattened but they produce good players
Only reason I voted is because of Diego Costa
They're like #3 on FIFA ratings right now
This is the worst list everV 5 Comments
Stop with all the lotion, you guys need to age
They are actually getting better players
They produce bad players
They are getting better - PopGeorge1678V 5 Comments
Jeez just because you hate Italy doesn't mean that they are bad at playing football
I am from Denmark by the way - Skrimby
Take Italy Germany and Argentina out and this would be a good list
Come on, 4 world cups, 2 euros not enough?.
What the hell Italy are the bestV 7 Comments
There all right
Fake info! Germany won the world cup they are the best team in the world!?!?!?
They have lately been awful, though.
Well they got knocked out in the group stage by South Korea, and lost against Mexico.
Ok. This person has tobe argentinian or swedish. Germany is the best team in the world.V 15 Comments
In such a big country they can't find 11 decent players..
What? They tied with Spain, so how are they a bad team?
They tied with Spain, a powerhouse. They are great.
They made World Cup and their GK is hella goodV 1 Comment
Their biggest win was 1-0 against Malta in 1994.
These people are horrible I don't know why they even play
They should piss off
My god wathing these guys play makes me wanna cry
Malta sucks at everything
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