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Serbia
Nickname(s) Орлови/Оrlovi
(The Eagles)
Association Football Association of Serbia
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Mladen Krstajić
Captain Aleksandar Kolarov
Most caps Dejan Stanković, Branislav Ivanović (103)
Top scorer Stjepan Bobek (38)
Ground Rajko Mitić Stadium, Belgrade
FIFA ranking 34 Increase 1 (7 June 2018)
Highest FIFA ranking 6
Lowest FIFA ranking 101
Elo ranking 22 (12 June 2018)
Highest Elo ranking 4
Lowest Elo ranking 47
First international Flag of Czech.jpg Czechoslovakia 7–0 Kingdom SCS Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001
(Antwerp, Belgium; 28 August 1920)
as Serbia
Flag of Czech.jpg Czech Republic 1–3 Serbia Flag of Serbia.png
(Uherské Hradiště, Czech Republic; 18 August 2006)
Biggest win Flag of SFR Yugoslavia SFR Yugoslavia 10–0 Venezuela Flag of Venezuela.png
(Curitiba, Brazil; 14 June 1972)
Biggest defeat Flag of Czech.jpg Czechoslovakia 7–0 Kingdom SCS Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001
(Antwerp, Belgium; 28 August 1920)
Flag of Uruguay.png Uruguay 7–0 Kingdom SCS Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001
(Paris, France; 26 May 1924)
Flag of Czech.jpg Czechoslovakia 7–0 Kingdom SCS Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001
(Prague, Czechoslovakia; 28 October 1925)
World Cup appearances 12 (First in 1930)
Best result Fourth place, 1930
European Championship appearances 5 (First in 1960)
Best result Runners-up, 1960 and 1968
Serbia 2018 HomeSerbia 2018 Away

The Serbia national football team represents Serbia in association football and is controlled by the Football Association of Serbia, the governing body for football in the country.

With the national team nicknamed the Orlovi (Орлови, the Eagles), football has a long history in both Serbia and neighbouring countries. Serbia competed under the various forms of Yugoslav national teams, where it achieved considerable success, finishing fourth at the 1930 and 1962 World Cups respectively. Considered by FIFA and UEFA to be the successor of both the Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro national teams, the achievements of the promising team of the 1990s which featured players such as Dragan Stojković, Dejan Savićević, Predrag Mijatović, Vladimir Jugović and Siniša Mihajlović was somewhat curbed due to international sanctions imposed against Yugoslavia at the time due to the Yugoslav Wars.

Following the dissolution of Serbia and Montenegro, Serbia has played as an independent nation since 2006, and qualified for the World Cup in 2010 and 2018.

The home ground of the national team is the Rajko Mitić Stadium of Red Star Belgrade, located in Belgrade.

Both FIFA and UEFA consider the Serbian national team to be the direct and sole successor of the Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro teams.

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Serbia – 2010 FIFA World Cup

1. Stojković 2. Rukavina 3. Kolarov 4. Kačar 5. Vidić 6. Ivanović 7. Tošić 8. Lazović 9. Pantelić 10. Stanković (c) 11. Milijaš 12. Isailović 13. Luković 14. Jovanović 15. Žigić 16. Obradović 17. Krasić 18. Ninković 19. Petrović 20. Subotić 21. Mrđa 22. Kuzmanović 23. Đuričić

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Serbia – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Group stage

1. Stojković 2. Rukavina 3. Tošić 4. Milivojević 5. Spajić 6. Ivanović 7. Živković 8. Prijović 9. Mitrović 10. Tadić 11. Kolarov (c) 12. Rajković 13. Veljković 14. Rodić 15. Milenković 16. Grujić 17. Kostić 18. Radonjić 19. Jović 20. Milinković-Savić 21. Matić 22. Ljajić 23. Dmitrović

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