Latvia national football team

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Latvia Latvia
Nickname(s) Sarkanbaltsarkanie
(The Red-White-Reds)
Association Latvijas Futbola savienība
Highest FIFA ranking 29
Lowest FIFA ranking 34
First international  Latvia 2–0  Estonia
(Riga, Latvia, September 24, 1922)
World Cup appearances 1 (First in 1938)
Best result Round 1, (1938)

The Latvia national football team was a association football team that represents the country of Latvia in international competition before the annexation of them by the Soviet Union. It was controlled by the Latvijas Futbola savienība.

Latvia qualified for only one FIFA World Cup with that happening in 1938 where they lost 5-1 to the runner-up of that World Cup in the Netherlands

FIFA World Cup[edit | edit source]

     Gold       Silver       Bronze  

FIFA World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA
France 1906 Part of  Russia
England 1914
Netherlands 1922 Did Not Enter
Spain 1926 Did Not Qualify
Uruguay 1930
Italy 1934
Argentina 1938 Round 1 14th 1 0 0 1 1 5
Sweden 1950 Part of the  Soviet Union
Chile 1954
Switzerland 1958
Mexico 1962
Total Round 1 1/12 1 0 0 1 1 5

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