Ireland

Ireland

Additional Info

  • Abbreviation: FAI
  • Association: Football Association of Ireland
  • Founded: 1921
  • Nickname: The Boys in Green, The Green Army
  • Traditional kit colors: green
  • National anthem: Amhrán Na Bhfiann
  • Ground: Aviva Stadium
  • Top scorer: Robbie Keane (65)
  • Most caps: Robbie Keane (140)
  • First match: Republic of Ireland Irish Free State 1–0 Bulgaria Bulgaria (Stade Colombes, France; 28 May 1924)
  • Biggest win: Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland 8–0 Malta Malta (Dublin, Ireland; 16 November 1983)
  • Highest loss: Brazil Brazil 7–0 Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland (Uberlândia, Brazil; 27 May 1982)
  • Sucess at tournaments: Summer Olympics Appearances 2 (First in 1924) Best result 5th, 1924
  • Appearances at World Cups: Appearances 3 (First in 1990) Best result Quarter-Finals 1990
  • Appearances at Euros: Appearances 2 (First in 1988) Best result Group Stage