The Netherlands has competed in ten FIFA World Cups, appearing in the finals three times (in 1974, 1978 and 2010). They have also appeared in nine UEFA European Championships, winning the 1988 tournament in West Germany. Additionally, the team won a bronze medal at the Olympic tournament in 1908, 1912 and 1920.
Has Holland ever won the World Cup?
The Dutch hold the record for playing the most World Cup finals without ever winning the tournament. They finished second in the 1974, 1978 and 2010 World Cups, losing to West Germany, Argentina and Spain respectively. They won the UEFA European Championship in 1988.
How many World Cup finals have the Netherlands lost?
Holland was amongst the four best teams of the tournament on four different occasions: in 1974, 1978 and 2010 the Dutch national team lost in the World Cup final, while in 1998 it ended up in fourth place after losing to Brazil on penalty kicks in the semi-final.
Who has appeared in the most World Cups?
Soccer players with the most appearances at the FIFA World Cup from 1930 to 2018
|Number of appearances|
|Lothar Matthäus (Germany)||25|
|Miroslav Klose (Germany)||24|
|Paolo Maldini (Italy)||23|
|Uwe Seeler (Germany)||21|
Did the Netherlands make the World Cup?
This is a record of Netherlands at the FIFA World Cup. Netherlands has appeared in 10 World Cup finals as of 2018.
Record at the FIFA World Cup.
|FIFA World Cup record||Year||1978|
What country has never won a World Cup?
The Netherlands have historically been one of the more exciting teams to play in the World Cup but they have never won the title despite three final appearance. The Dutch football team managed to advance to the World Cup, first in 1974 against hosts West Germany.
When did Italy last win the World Cup?
Italy is one of the most successful national teams in the history of the World Cup, having won four titles (1934, 1938, 1982, 2006) and appearing in two other finals (1970, 1994), reaching a third place (1990) and a fourth place (1978).
Who is the highest scorer in World Cup finals for the Netherlands?
1. Robin van Persie. He had appeared at five major international tournaments. With 45 goals, he was the all-time top scorer of the Dutch national team.
When did Wesley Sneijder retire?
He announced his retirement from international football on 4 March 2018, holding a record 133 appearances for the national team.
When did the Netherlands win the Euros?
The Netherlands national football team has appeared in nine UEFA European Football Championship tournaments, with an upcoming tournament in 2020. It first participated in 1976, and won the title in 1988.
Who is the youngest World Cup winner?
1. Pele, 17 years and 234 days.
Who is the youngest player to play World Cup?
Shafali Verma becomes youngest player ever to play Cricket World Cup final. 16-year-old Shafali Verma on Sunday scripted history as she became the youngest player ever (female or male) to play the World Cup finals across both 20-over and 50-over formats.
Who scored in 4 World Cups?
Somewhat remarkably, both Seeler and Pelé became the first players to score in four World Cups on the same day, finding the net against Morocco and Czechoslovakia respectively on June 3, 1970.
What happened Netherlands Football?
After another embarrassing failure from the national team, Dutch football has plummeted to a new low that marks a spectacular fall from its golden days of club and international glory.
Has Mexico won a FIFA World Cup?
The FIFA World Cup is the most prestigious soccer competition in the world. Played every four years, the World Cup hosts the top 32 national teams in a month long tournament. The host country is selected by FIFA’s Council.
World Cup History.
|Runner Up||West Germany|
Who was the first Dutch team to win the football European Cup?
In 1970 Feyenoord of Rotterdam were the first Dutch outfit to collect the European Cup (defeating the great Glasgow Celtic 2–1 after extra time).