Netherlands national football team

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2010 FIFA World Cup National Football Teams (Pot 1)
Netherlands national football team
Country flag
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
FIFA ranking4
Elo ranking3
CaptainGiovanni van Bronckhorst
Head coachBert van Marwijk
Statistics
Most capsEdwin van der Sar (130)
Top scorerPatrick Kluivert (40)
Highest FIFA ranking2 (November 1993, June 2009)
Lowest FIFA ranking25 (May 1998)
Highest Elo ranking1 (Mar 1911-Mar 1912, Jun 1912, Aug 1920; Jun 1978, Jun 1988-Jun 1990, Jun-Sep 1992, Jun 2002, Jun-Sep 2003, Oct 2005, Jun 2008)
Lowest Elo ranking56 (October 1954)
First international1905-04-30 Belgium 1–4 Netherlands (Antwerp, Belgium)
Biggest winNetherlands 9–0 Finland (Solna, Sweden; 1912-07-04)

Netherlands 9–0 Norway (Rotterdam, Netherlands; 1972-11-01)
Biggest defeatEngland Am. 12–2 Netherlands (Darlington, England; 1907-12-21)
World Cup Appearances8 (First in 1934)
World Cup Best resultRunners-up: 1974, 1978
African Nations Cup Appearances
African Nations Cup Best result
Copa América Appearances
Copa América Best result
European Championship Appearances8 (First in 1976)
European Championship Best result1st: 1988
Confederations Cup Appearances
Confederations Cup Best result
Olympic medal records
Gold
Silver
Bronze1908 London
1912 Stockholm
1920 Antwerp
Other
Nickname(s)Oranje
The Flying Dutchmen
Clockwork Orange
La Naranja Mecánica
AssociationKoninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond (KNVB)
Home stadiumAmsterdam Arena De Kuip Philips Stadion
FIFA codeNED
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands_national_football_team
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