Serbia Football Team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, History


This page contains all the details regarding Serbia Football Team players’ Head Coach FIFA rankings, nicknames, and the history of the team.

The Serbia Football Team is a part of Serbia in the world’s largest men’s soccer tournament. It is overseen by the governing body for football in Serbia The Serbian Football Association.

Following the dissolution of SFR Yugoslavia and its football team in 1992, Serbia was represented (along with Montenegro) in the newly formed FR Yugoslav national team. Even though they qualified to play in Euro 92, the team was disqualified from the competition due to restrictions on international competitions, the same applies in the case of World Cup 94 and Euro 96 qualifying teams.

The first friendly game was played and following the relaxation of restrictions the golden age of the 90s finally took part in the 1998 World Cup with a finalist in the quarter-finals and round of 16 at Euro 2000. The national team participated in three editions of the FIFA World Cup in 2006 in 2010, and 2018 but was unable to progress beyond the Group. Stages each time. They’ll be required to participate in the following FIFA World Cup 2022.

Serbia Football Players Team Profile Summary

AssociationFudbalski savez Srbije (FSS)
Nickname(s)Orlovi / Orlovi (The Eagles)
FIFA ranking25 (31 March 2022)
Most CapsDejan Stankovic (105)
Top ScorerAleksandar Mitrovic (44)
Home stadiumRajko Mitic Stadium
Head CoachDragan Stojkovic

Serbia National Football Team Histories

While the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was created on the 28th of April, 1992, as a result of international sanctions in the Yugoslav wars that barred the country from taking part in international sports events. However, the football team first played a match on the 23rd of December 1994. They didn’t play until they fell 2 against Brazil on the 23rd of December in Porto Alegre, Brazil. 

Since then, the team has been selected for World Cup twice. World Cup twice, in both 1998 and 2006. They also qualified one time in 2000 for the European Championship. In 2003, as a result of the change of name to country to Serbia Montenegro and the change of its name. The first match played by Serbia as well as Montenegro was played against Azerbaijan on the 12th of February in Podgorica on the 12th of February 2003, and resulted in a draw.

Serbia Football Team

On the 21st of May, 2006 Montenegro was able to vote to end the political union it had with Serbia. On June 3rd, Montenegro became an independent state, which means that the separate Montenegrin national teams will be able to take part in future events. It did not have any effect on what happened in the 2006 World Cup final, in which the newly-independent countries that are Serbia and Montenegro played for the final match under the identical flag, but were unable to advance past the group stage.

On the 16th of August, 2006, the brand new Serbian team played their first international match, winning a 3-1 win against the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic.

Serbia was included in Group A along with Portugal as well as Azerbaijan, Portugal Republic of Ireland, and Luxembourg along with Azerbaijan for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

After being defeated in a penalty shootout with Scotland during the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying play-off The team was then sacked by Ljubisa Tumbakovic and replaced by the national team captain Dragon Stojkovic.

Serbia started its qualification journey in March 2021 by winning a 3-2 win over Ireland in the Republic of Ireland in Belgrade. Then, it drew 2-2 with Portugal. In this match, Serbia was trailing 2-0 at halftime but did manage to get back into the game with goals scored by Philippe Kostich and Alexander Mitrovic. The game ended in a draw when Cristiano Ronaldo’s shot was controversially disqualified. 

Following the match, Serbia won 2-1 against Azerbaijan in Baku. Then, they won winning 4-1 against Luxembourg at Belgrade and drew 1-1 with Ireland. The Republic of Ireland in Dublin the following day, in which Serbia led up to the end of the game when Melenkovic made a goal of his own. The final two games were 1-0 against Luxembourg as well as 3-1 in the match against Azerbaijan. 

Following these games, it became clear that Serbia had to win against Portugal to get directly into the group. On November 14, 2021, Serbia was up against Portugal on the Estadio da Luz and had the lead with a goal scored by Renato Sanches. However, an equalizer from Dusan Tadic in the final minute of the second period and Aleksandar Mitrovic’s decisive goal earned the Serbs the victory 2-1 and gave Serbia an automatic spot in Qatar. Confirmed.

Serbia Football Team Home Stadium

Serbia is a country without a national stadium, and the team has competed in various sports across the country. There is a stadium called the Rajko Mitic Stadium has been ranked as the 2nd well-known venue, following that of the Partizan Stadium, both are situated in the capital city of Belgrade.

Serbia Football Team Kit, For Fifa World cup 2022

The partnership was announced in July 2014. collaboration was made between Serbia Football Team Association and the English manufacturer Umbro as the official supplier for Serbia and the Serbian Football Association, Puma was appointed their kits for away and home on September 7, 2014. It was first introduced in France during an international friendly against the French in 2014. On the 7th of September 2014. Serbia showcased its new kit, which was also utilized during this year’s UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.

Kit Supplier

Kit SupplierPeriod

What are the Serbia Football Team players?

Following Serbia, players were selected to participate in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification. Check them out.

NoPositionPlayer NameThe date of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
12GKPredrag Rajkovic31-10-1995 (26)270Reims
1GKMarko Dmitrovic24-01-1992 (30)180Sevilla
23GKVanja Milinkovic-Savic20-02-1997 (25)20Torino
5DFMatija Nastasic28-03-1993 (29)340Fiorentina
4DFNikola Milenkovic12-10-1997 (24)333Fiorentina
13DFStefan Mitrovic (vice-captain)22-05-1990 (31)300Getafe
3DFFilip Mladenovic15-08-1991 (30)181Legia Warsaw
2DFStrahinja Pavlovic24-05-2001 (20)171Basel
6DFMilos Veljkovic26-09-1995 (26)170Werder Bremen
19DFMihailo Ristic31-10-1995 (26)80Montpellier
22DFAleksa Terzic17-08-1999 (22)40Fiorentina
10MFDusan Tadic (captain)20-11-1988 (33)8418Ajax
8MFNemanja Gudelj16-11-1991 (30)461Sevilla
17MFFilip Kostic01-11-1992 (29)453Eintracht Frankfurt
7MFNemanja Radonjic15-02-1996 (26)314Benfica
20MFSergej Milinkovic-Savic27-02-1995 (27)305Lazio
16MFSasa Lukic13-08-1996 (25)261Torino
14MFAndrija Zivkovic11-07-1996 (25)230PAOK
18MFMarko Grujic13-04-1996 (25)150Porto
21MFUros Racic17-03-1998 (24)50Valencia
9FWAleksandar Mitrovic16-09-1994 (27)7144Fulham
11FWLuka Jovic23-12-1997 (24)227Real Madrid

Which are the Serbia Football Team’s captains and coaches?

Dusan Tadic is the Captain of his Serbia Football Team. Dragan Stojkovic is currently the director of Serbia’s national team. Serbia nation’s team.

Serbia Football Team captain

Dusan Tadic is captain of Dusan Tadic is the captain of Serbia the national side. Take a look at the profile of the Serbian captain currently.

Summary of the profile

  • Name: Dusan Tadic
  • Date of birth/age: November 20, 1988 (33)
  • The place of birth: Backa Topola
  • Citizenship: Serbia
  • Height: 1,81 m
  • Position: Left Winger
  • Agent: Soccer Mondial AG
  • Current international: Serbia
  • Caps/Goals: 84 / 18

Serbia Football Team coach for football

Dragan Stojkovic is the present director for The Serbia Football Team. Check out the summary of the profile of the current coach.

Summary of the profile

  • Name: Dragan Stojkovic
  • Age/Date of Birth: March 3, 1965 (57)
  • Birthplace: Nis
  • Citizenship: Serbia
  • Height: 1,75 m
  • Position: Attacking Midfield
  • Former International: Serbia-Mont.
  • Caps/Goals: 43 / 6

Serbia Football Team world rankings

FIFA World Ranking: #25
UEFA Ranking: #14

The Serbia Football Team has trophies

  • FIFA World Cup
    • Fourth place 1964
    • Third spot Third place
  • UEFA European Championship
    • Runners-up: 1960, 1968
    • Fourth place Fourth place: 1976
  • Summer Olympics
    • Gold Medal: 1960
    • Silver Medal: 1948, 1952, 1956
    • Bronze Medal: 1984
  • Mediterranean Games
    • Winners: 1971, 1979
  • 1945 Yugoslav Football Tournament
    • Winners: 1945

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