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Flag of Poland Poland
Poland national football team
Nickname(s) Biało-czerwoni (The white and reds)
Białe Orły (The White Eagles)
Association Polski Związek Piłki Nożnej (PZPN)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Flag of Poland Michał Probierz
Captain Robert Lewandowski
Most caps Robert Lewandowski (152)
Top scorer Robert Lewandowski (83)
Home Stadium Stadion Narodowy
FIFA code POL
FIFA ranking 28 Decrease (18 July 2024)
Highest FIFA ranking 5 (August 2017)
Lowest FIFA ranking 78 (November 2013)
Elo ranking 21 Increase 1 (13 January 2021)
Highest Elo ranking 2 (September 1975)
Lowest Elo ranking 58 (October 1956)
First international Flag of Hungary Hungary 1–0 Poland Flag of Poland
(Budapest, Hungary; 18 December 1921)
Biggest win Flag of Poland Poland 10–0 San Marino San Marino
(Kielce, Poland; 1 April 2009)
Biggest defeat Flag of Denmark Denmark 8–0 Poland Flag of Poland
(Copenhagen, Denmark; 26 June 1948)
World Cup appearances 9 (First in 1938)
Best result Third place, 1974 and 1982
European Championship appearances 5 (First in 2008)
Best result Quarter-finals, 2016
Poland 2022 homePoland 2022 away


The Poland national football team is the national association football team of Poland and is controlled by the Polish Football Association, the governing body for football in Poland. Poland play home matches at the National Stadium in Warsaw, some Poland's home matches are also occasionally played in other stadiums.

Poland has competed at nine FIFA World Cups and five UEFA European Championships. Poland has once hosted an European Championship tournament in 2012, when they co-hosted the tournament with Ukraine.

Results and fixtures[]

2023[]

UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying 7 September 2023 Poland Flag of Poland 2–0 Faroe Islands Faroe Islands Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 CEST (UTC+02:00) Lewandowski Goal 73' (pen.)83' Report Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 54,129
Referee: David Smajc (Slovenia)
UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying 10 September 2023 Albania Flag of Albania 2–0 Flag of Poland Poland Tirana, Albania  
20:45 CEST (UTC+02:00) Asani Goal 37'
Daku Goal 63'
Report Stadium: Arena Kombëtare
Attendance: 21,900
Referee: José María Sánchez (Spain)
UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying 12 October 2023 Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 0–2 Flag of Poland Poland Tórshavn, Faroe Islands  
20:45 CEST (UTC+02:00) Report S. Szymański Goal 4'
Buksa Goal 65'
Stadium: Tórsvøllur
Attendance: 3,220
Referee: Allard Lindhout (Netherlands)
UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying 15 October 2023 Poland Flag of Poland 1–1 Flag of Moldova Moldova Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 CEST (UTC+02:00) Świderski Goal 53' [https://www.uefa.com/european-qualifiers/match/2036460/ Report Nicolaescu Goal 26' Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 51,672
Referee: Artur Soares Dias (Portugal)
UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying 17 November 2023 Poland Flag of Poland 1–1 Flag of Czech Czech Republic Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 CET (UTC+01:00) Piotrowski Goal 38' Report Souček Goal 49' Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 56,310
Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)
Friendly 21 November 2023 Poland Flag of Poland 2–0 Latvia Latvia Warsaw, Poland  
21:45 UTC+2 Frankowski Goal 7'
Lewandowski Goal 49'
Report Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 31,000
Referee: Ondrej Berka (Czech Republic)

2024[]

UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying 21 March 2024 Poland Flag of Poland 5–1 Flag of Estonia Estonia Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 CET (UTC+1) Frankowski Goal 22'
Zieliński Goal 50'
Piotrowski Goal 70'
Mets Goal 74' (o.g.)
S. Szymański Goal 77'
Report Vetkal Goal 78' Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 53,868
Referee: Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)
UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying 26 March 2024 Wales Flag of Wales 0–0
(4–5 pen)
Flag of Poland Poland Cardiff, Wales  
19:45 GMT (UTC±0) Report Stadium: Cardiff City Stadium
Attendance: 31,876
Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)
    Penalties  
*Davies Soccerball shad check   *Soccerball shad check Lewandowski
Friendly 7 June 2024 Poland Flag of Poland 3–1 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 CEST (UTC+2) Walukiewicz Goal 11'
Zieliński Goal 16'
Romanczuk Goal 30'
Report Dovbyk Goal 42' Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 47,013
Referee: Andrew Madley (England)
Friendly 10 June 2024 Poland Flag of Poland 2–1 Flag of Turkey Turkey Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 CEST (UTC+2) Świderski Goal 12'
Zalewski Goal 90'
Report Yılmaz Goal 77' Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 48,677
Referee: Balázs Berke (Hungary)
UEFA Euro 2024 Group D 16 June 2024 Poland Flag of Poland 1–2 Netherlands Netherlands Hamburg, Germany  
15:00 CEST (UTC+2) Buksa Goal 16' Report Gakpo Goal 29'
Weghorst Goal 83'
Stadium: Volksparkstadion
Attendance: 48,117
Referee: Artur Soares Dias (Portugal)
UEFA Euro 2024 Group D 21 June 2024 Poland Flag of Poland 1–3 Flag of Austria Austria Berlin, Germany  
18:00 CEST (UTC+2) Piątek Goal 30' Report Trauner Goal 9'
Baumgartner Goal 66'
Arnautović Goal 78' (pen.)
Stadium: Olympiastadion
Attendance: 69,455
Referee: Halil Umut Meler (Turkey)
UEFA Euro 2024 Group D 25 June 2024 France Flag of France 1–1 Flag of Poland Poland Dortmund, Germany  
18:00 CEST (UTC+2) Mbappé Goal 56' (pen.) Report Lewandowski Goal 79' (pen.) Stadium: Westfalenstadion
Attendance: 59,728
Referee: Marco Guida (Italy)
Nations League 5 September 2024 (2024-09-05) Scotland Scotland v Flag of Poland Poland Glasgow, Scotland  
19:45 BST (UTC+1) Report Stadium: Hampden Park
Nations League 8 September 2024 (2024-09-08) Croatia Croatia v Flag of Poland Poland Osijek, Croatia  
20:45 Report Stadium: Opus Arena
Nations League 12 October 2024 (2024-10-12) Poland Flag of Poland v Flag of Portugal Portugal Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 CEST (UTC+2) Report Stadium: National Stadium
Nations League 15 October 2024 (2024-10-15) Poland Flag of Poland v Croatia Croatia Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 CEST (UTC+2) Report Stadium: National Stadium
Nations League 15 November 2024 (2024-11-15) Portugal Flag of Portugal v Flag of Poland Poland Porto, Portugal  
19:45 WET (UTC±0) Report Stadium: Estádio do Dragão
Nations League 18 November 2024 (2024-11-18) Poland Flag of Poland v Scotland Scotland Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 CET (UTC+1) Report Stadium: Polish Army Stadium

Players[]

Current squad[]

The following players were called up for UEFA Euro 2024. Caps and goals updated as of 25 June 2024, after the match against France, as recognized by the PZPN.

# Pos Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Wojciech Szczęsny 18 April 1990 (1990-04-18) (age 34) 84 0 Flag of Italy Juventus
12 1GK Łukasz Skorupski 5 May 1991 (1991-05-05) (age 33) 11 0 Flag of Italy Bologna
22 1GK Marcin Bułka 4 October 1999 (1999-10-04) (age 24) 1 0 Flag of France Nice
2 2DF Bartosz Salamon 1 May 1991 (1991-05-01) (age 33) 15 0 Flag of Poland Lech Poznań
3 2DF Paweł Dawidowicz 20 May 1995 (1995-05-20) (age 29) 13 0 Flag of Italy Hellas Verona
4 2DF Sebastian Walukiewicz 5 April 2000 (2000-04-05) (age 24) 4 1 Flag of Italy Empoli
5 2DF Jan Bednarek 12 April 1996 (1996-04-12) (age 28) 60 1 Flag of England Southampton
14 2DF Jakub Kiwior 15 February 2000 (2000-02-15) (age 24) 26 1 Flag of England Arsenal
15 2DF Tymoteusz Puchacz 23 January 1999 (1999-01-23) (age 25) 14 0 Flag of Germany Union Berlin
18 2DF Bartosz Bereszyński 12 July 1992 (1992-07-12) (age 32) 56 0 Flag of Italy Sampdoria
6 3MF Jakub Piotrowski 4 October 1997 (1997-10-04) (age 26) 8 2 Flag of Bulgaria Ludogorets Razgrad
8 3MF Jakub Moder 7 April 1999 (1999-04-07) (age 25) 26 2 Flag of England Brighton & Hove Albion
10 3MF Piotr Zieliński 20 May 1994 (1994-05-20) (age 30) 93 12 Flag of Italy Inter Milan
11 3MF Kamil Grosicki 8 June 1988 (1988-06-08) (age 36) 94 17 Flag of Poland Pogoń Szczecin
13 3MF Taras Romanczuk 14 November 1991 (1991-11-14) (age 32) 4 1 Flag of Poland Jagiellonia Białystok
17 3MF Damian Szymański 16 June 1995 (1995-06-16) (age 29) 18 2 Flag of Greece AEK Athens
19 3MF Przemysław Frankowski 12 April 1995 (1995-04-12) (age 29) 44 3 Flag of France Lens
20 3MF Sebastian Szymański 10 May 1999 (1999-05-10) (age 25) 36 3 Flag of Turkey Fenerbahçe
21 3MF Nicola Zalewski 23 January 2002 (2002-01-23) (age 22) 21 1 Flag of Italy Roma
24 3MF Bartosz Slisz 29 March 1999 (1999-03-29) (age 25) 11 0 Flag of United States Atlanta United
25 3MF Michał Skóraś 15 February 2000 (2000-02-15) (age 24) 9 0 Flag of Belgium Club Brugge
26 3MF Kacper Urbański 7 September 2004 (2004-09-07) (age 19) 5 0 Flag of Italy Bologna
7 4FW Karol Świderski 23 January 1997 (1997-01-23) (age 27) 34 11 Flag of United States Charlotte FC
9 4FW Robert Lewandowski (captain) 21 August 1988 (1988-08-21) (age 35) 152 83 Flag of Spain Barcelona
16 4FW Adam Buksa 12 July 1996 (1996-07-12) (age 28) 17 7 Flag of Denmark Midtjylland
23 4FW Krzysztof Piątek 1 July 1995 (1995-07-01) (age 29) 30 12 Flag of Turkey İstanbul Başakşehir

Recent call-ups[]

The following players have been called up for the national team in the last twelve months.

INJ Withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
WD Player withdrew from the squad
RET Retired from the national team.
U21 Joined Poland national under-21 football team.
Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Mateusz Kochalski 25 July 2000 (2000-07-25) (age 23) 0 0 Flag of Poland Stal Mielec UEFA Euro 2024 PRE
GK Oliwier Zych 28 June 2004 (2004-06-28) (age 20) 0 0 Flag of England Aston Villa UEFA Euro 2024 PRE INJ
GK Bartłomiej Drągowski 19 August 1997 (1997-08-19) (age 26) 2 0 Flag of Greece Panathinaikos v. Faroe Islands Faroe Islands, 12 October 2023 WD
GK Kamil Grabara 8 January 1999 (1999-01-08) (age 25) 1 0 Flag of Germany VfL Wolfsburg v. Faroe Islands Faroe Islands, 7 September 2023 INJ
DF Paweł Bochniewicz 30 January 1996 (1996-01-30) (age 28) 3 0 Flag of Netherlands Heerenveen UEFA Euro 2024 PRE
DF Matty Cash 7 August 1997 (1997-08-07) (age 26) 15 1 Flag of England Aston Villa v. Flag of Estonia Estonia, 21 March 2024 INJ
DF Tomasz Kędziora 11 June 1994 (1994-06-11) (age 30) 32 1 Flag of Greece PAOK v. Latvia Latvia, 21 November 2023
DF Mateusz Wieteska 11 February 1997 (1997-02-11) (age 27) 4 0 Flag of Italy Cagliari v. Latvia Latvia, 21 November 2023
DF Bartłomiej Wdowik 25 September 2000 (2000-09-25) (age 23) 1 0 Flag of Portugal Braga v. Latvia Latvia, 21 November 2023
DF Patryk Peda 16 April 2002 (2002-04-16) (age 22) 3 0 Flag of Italy Palermo v. Latvia Latvia, 21 November 2023 U21
MF Jakub Kałuziński 31 October 2002 (2002-10-31) (age 21) 1 0 Flag of Turkey Antalyaspor UEFA Euro 2024 PRE
MF Paweł Wszołek 30 April 1992 (1992-04-30) (age 32) 14 2 Flag of Poland Legia Warsaw v. Flag of Wales Wales, 26 March 2024
MF Dominik Marczuk 1 November 2003 (2003-11-01) (age 20) 0 0 Flag of Poland Jagiellonia Białystok v. Flag of Estonia Estonia, 21 March 2024 U21
MF Karol Struski 18 January 2001 (2001-01-18) (age 23) 1 0 Flag of Cyprus Aris Limassol v. Latvia Latvia, 21 November 2023
MF Mateusz Łęgowski 29 January 2003 (2003-01-29) (age 21) 1 0 Flag of Italy Salernitana v. Latvia Latvia, 21 November 2023 U21
MF Patryk Dziczek 25 February 1998 (1998-02-25) (age 26) 2 0 Flag of Poland Piast Gliwice v. Flag of Czech Czech Republic, 17 November 2023 INJ
MF Adrian Benedyczak 24 November 2000 (2000-11-24) (age 23) 0 0 Flag of Italy Parma Calcio v. Flag of Czech Czech Republic, 17 November 2023 INJ
MF Jakub Kamiński 5 June 2002 (2002-06-05) (age 22) 14 1 Flag of Germany VfL Wolfsburg v. Flag of Moldova Moldova, 15 October 2023
MF Filip Marchwiński 10 January 2002 (2002-01-10) (age 22) 2 0 Flag of Poland Lech Poznań v. Flag of Moldova Moldova, 15 October 2023
MF Karol Linetty 2 February 1995 (1995-02-02) (age 29) 47 5 Flag of Italy Torino v. Flag of Albania Albania, 10 September 2023
MF Kacper Kozłowski 16 October 2003 (2003-10-16) (age 20) 6 0 Flag of England Brighton & Hove Albion v. Flag of Albania Albania, 10 September 2023
FW Arkadiusz Milik 28 February 1994 (1994-02-28) (age 30) 73 17 Flag of Italy Juventus UEFA Euro 2024 PRE INJ

Coaching staff[]

Position Name
Head coach Flag of Poland Michał Probierz
Assistant coaches Flag of Poland Michał Bartosz
Flag of Poland Robert Góralczyk
Flag of Poland Sebastian Mila
Goalkeeping coach Flag of Poland Andrzej Dawidziuk
Fitness coaches Flag of Poland Radosław Gwiazda
Flag of Poland Mateusz Oszust
Match analyst Flag of Poland Hubert Małowiejski
Video analyst Flag of Poland Jakub Rejmoniak
Doctor Flag of Poland Jacek Jaroszewski
Physiotherapists Flag of Poland Paweł Bamber
Flag of Poland Marcin Bator
Flag of Poland Adam Kurek
Flag of Poland Wojciech Herman
Team manager Flag of Poland Jakub Kwiatkowski
Communications manager Flag of Poland Tomasz Kozłowski
Logistics manager Flag of Poland Łukasz Gawrjołek
Technical director Flag of Poland Paweł Kosedowski
Assistant technical director Flag of Poland Paweł Sidorowicz

Alumni[]

Former players[]

Main List of Polish international players

Managers[]

Main List of Poland international managers

Honours[]

  • Gold medal (1): 1972
  • Silver medal (2): 1976, 1992

External links[]


Football in Poland
League competitions PZPN Cup competitions
Ekstraklasa Poland Polish Cup
I liga (U-21 · U-20 · U-19) Polish SuperCup
II liga List of stadiums Ekstraklasa Cup
III liga (8 groups) List of leagues
IV liga (20 groups) List of players
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