The Paraguay national football team is controlled by the Paraguayan Football Association (Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol) and represents Paraguay in men’s international football competitions. Paraguay is a member of CONMEBOL. The Albirroja has qualified for eight FIFA World Cup competitions (1930, 1950, 1958, 1986, 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010) and has reached the second round of the competition on four occasions. A regular participant at the Copa América, Paraguay have been crowned champions of the competition on two occasions (in 1953 and 1979).
The Team Get highest FIFA World Rankings is 8th (March 2001) and lowest is 103 (May 1995), and was awarded second place with Best Move of the Year in 1996. The national team’s most successful period was under the coaching of Argentine Gerardo Martino, who was awarded with the South American Coach of the Year in 2007 and took Paraguay to the quarter-final stages of a FIFA World Cup competition for the first time in history (in 2010) and also to the final of the 2011 Copa América, where Paraguay finished as runners-up.
In the entire national team’s history at the FIFA World Cup, both Carlos Gamarra and José Luis Chilavert hold the distinction of being selected as part of the All-Star Team, being for the 1998 edition. Paulo da Silva holds the most of appearances for the national team with 118 and Roque Santa Cruz is the all-time leading goal scorer with 30 goals. Denis Caniza, who was present with the national team from 1996 to 2010, is the only player to have represented Team in four consecutive FIFA competitions (1998, 2002, 2006, 2010).
Paraguay Performance in the Copa America Events
Paraguay Men’s Football team is playing in the CONMEBOL Copa America before this tournament on 34 Time. First time the team Appeared 1921. The football Team best performance in Copa America in 1995 on 4th position. The Team Win the Copa America in 1953 and 1979.
Paraguay Copa America 2016 Kit
This Team won’t release any new kits for Copa America as they will use the same kits from 2015.