Some of my thoughts when it came to the Welsh national teams…

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Cymru / Wales

  • Capital: Cardiff / Caerdydd
  • Official Languages: Welsh, English
  • Nicknames:Y Dreigiau (The Dragons)
  • Association:Football Association of Wales(FAW) / Cymdeithas Bêl-droed Cymru
  • FIFA Code: WAL


  • Best World Cup Result (Men): Quarter Finals (1958)
  • Best World Cup Result (Women): Not Qualified
  • Best Euros Result (Men): Semi-Finals (2016)
  • Best Euros Result (Women): Not Qualified
  • Highest FIFA Ranking (Men): 8th (October 2015)
  • Highest FIFA Ranking (Women): 29th (June-September 2018)
  • Lowest FIFA Ranking (Men): 117th (August 2011)
  • Lowest FIFA Ranking (Women): 57th (May 2006)
  • Most Capped Player: Jess Fishlock – 117 caps [as of Jan 2021]
  • Top Scorer: Helen Ward – 43 goals [as of Jan 2021]

Cymru or Wales has a long, long history in football as they’re the third-oldest international team, having been founded in 1876. The third smallest of the home nations, they have not been as successful as their…

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