Croatia national football team
Croatia or the official name republic of croatia It is a European crescent-shaped country bordering the Mediterranean, Central Europe and the Balkans. Its capital is Zagreb. in current history Croatia was formerly a republic in Yugoslavia. but gained independence in B.E. 1991 and has applied to become a member of the European Union in the future. Croatians vote for EU membership which took effect in the middle of 2013 and is the 28th member
The Croatia national football team, or the Croatian Football Confederation, was founded on June 13, 1912 in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. which croatia It was a country that was born during an independent state between 1940–1945, was annexed to Yugoslavia. Therefore, it was separated into an independent state in 1990, making it the first Croatian national football team to be the Yugoslav national football team before. The last match between footballers from both nations playing together for the Yugoslavia national team was against Sweden on 16 May 1991 and joining FIFA in late 1992 and was organized. Ranked for the first time by FIFA to be the 125th in the world in March 1994.
A distinctive feature of the Croatian national team is their uniform with a white and red checkerboard pattern. by wearing white pants blue socks while the away team will be all dark blue. There is a red checkered triangular stripe from the neck and left shoulder down to the sleeve line. which has earned him the nickname "Vatreni" which means "blazer" while the nickname in Thai is called "Checkered Team" or "Chess Destroyer"
Number of World Cup Qualifiers
The World Cup has qualified 5 times.
World Cup results
1998 - 3rd place
2002 - Finalist
2006 - Finalist
2014 - Finalist
2018 - Finalist of 32 teams