The Bolivia national football team (Spanish: Selección de fútbol de Bolivia), also known as La Verde, has represented Bolivia in international football since 1926. However, they did win the Copa América at home in 1963, and finished runners-up in their following tournament as hosts in 1997. Brasil 1950", "World Cup Kits: When Bolivia wore Uruguayan shirts to ingratiate fans", RSSSF archive of most capped players and highest goalscorers, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bolivia_national_football_team&oldid=983480260, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 October 2020, at 13:31. The acronym FBF comes from the organization's Spanish name. He capped for Bolivia in 18 international matches. FBF reverted to white the following year.

Nicknamed "Pelecho", Gutiérrez began his career at a young age playing for second division club Libertad.

[8] They returned in the 1950 World Cup, where Argentina's withdrawal from the qualifiers led Bolivia to an automatic berth. For the women's team, see. Bolivia's first uniforms were all white. Uruguay 1930", "Bolivia en la Copa del Mundo, Capítulo 2. In their match against Mexico, Bolivia drew 0–0.

The following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 255 total. It includes Bolivian footballers that can also be found in the parent category, or in diffusing subcategories of the parent. In 2005, Gutiérrez was loaned to Cochabamba's club Aurora, but returned to Blooming the following season. He currently works in Blooming's youth sector as one of the managers. Many visiting teams protest that the altitude gives Bolivia an unfair advantage against opponents.

The following players have been called up during the last twelve months.

The Bolivians' only game was an 8–0 defeat to Uruguay at the Estádio Independência in Belo Horizonte. He currently works in Blooming's youth sector as one of the managers. Under Spanish coach Xabier Azkargorta and featuring nine players from Tahuichi, Bolivia surprisingly became the first team to beat Brazil in the South American qualifiers while playing them in La Paz, and qualified for the 1994 World Cup finishing second in Group B of the CONMEBOL qualifiers behind the Brazilians themselves.

[12] Following that Bolivia again hosted the South American Championship, now known as Copa América, in 1997. This category contains past and present players of the senior Bolivia national football team (but not players who have only been capped at Olympic, Under-21 or other junior levels).

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Again, the team reached the final, to finish as runner-up to Brazil.[10]. South American Championship / Copa América, Bolivia national football team results (2020–present), Bolivia national football team head to head, Category: Bolivia national football team managers, "Historia de Nuestro Fútbol, Capítulo 2. Content is available under CC BY-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted. [11] Bolivia was drawn into the tournament's Group C, and got selected as the adversary of defending champions Germany in the tournament's opening match.

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Bolivia have never advanced past the first round of any World Cup, and have only scored one goal, in 1994. Players of Bolivia national association football team, Bolivia women's international footballers, José Carlos Fernández (Bolivian footballer), Jesús Alejandro Gómez (Bolivian footballer), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Category:Bolivia_international_footballers&oldid=951351657, Association football players by national team, Template Category TOC via CatAutoTOC on category with 201–300 pages, CatAutoTOC generates standard Category TOC, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 April 2020, at 19:06. INJ Withdrew from the squad due to injury.PRE Preliminary squad / standby.RET Retired from the national team. From this victory against Ecuador, Bolivia made it to the next round, the quarter-finals, for the first time since the 1997 tournament, in which they hosted it. Pages in category "Bolivian footballers" The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total.

In the following game with Brazil, given the adversary also wore white Bolivia instead borrowed Uruguay's own blue uniform to play.

This article is about the men's team. At the 2015 Copa América in Chile, after defeating Ecuador 3–2, they advanced to the quarter-finals for the first time since 1997.

The next year, while playing at Blooming for the third time in his career, he announced his retirement from the sport because he suffered from a fear of flying, a problem he was not able to overcome and got worse as the years went on.

[7] The match versus the Yugoslavs would be the last match against non-South American opposition for Bolivia until 1972 – when they again met Yugoslavia. After playing in the 1930 and 1950 World Cups, they have qualified just once, in 1994 where they lost 1–0 to defending champions Germany in the tournament's opening match.

In 1946, Bolivia changed their jersey colors to black and white stripes, like the colors of the Cochabamba region.

In the 2015 Copa América in Chile, Bolivia were in Group A, with Chile, Mexico, and Ecuador. Bolivian footballers‎ (4 C, 328 P) W Women's footballers in Bolivia‎ (1 C) Last edited on 16 November 2014, at 19:57.

He was also part of the Bolivian national team between 1999 and 2003. [10] Afterwards, the country only started to resurge at an international level with the creation of the Academia Tahuichi Aguilera in Santa Cruz de la Sierra in 1978, a football school that revealed players such as Marco Etcheverry, Erwin Sánchez and Luis Cristaldo. Organized by the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF),[A] it is one of the 10 members of FIFA's South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL). Caps and goals updated as of 13 October 2020[update], after the game against Argentina. [9], Bolivia's greatest football achievement was the 1963 South American Championship title, which they hosted and had the advantage of being better used to the higher altitudes. Nicknamed "Pelecho", Gutiérrez began his career at a young age playing for second division club Libertad.

Given red and yellow were used by many of the other South Americans, green became the primary color, leading to the nickname "El Verde" ("The Green").

[5], Bolivia debuted in international football in 1926, one year after the Bolivian Football Federation was founded. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. Bolivia plays their home matches at Estadio Hernando Siles, which has an altitude of 3,637 metres (11,932 ft) above sea level, making it one of the highest football stadiums in the world.

On 27 May 2007, FIFA declared that no World Cup Qualifying matches could be played in stadiums above 8,200 feet (2,500 m) above sea level. In 1957, FBF decided to use one of the colors in the Flag of Bolivia. It includes Bolivian footballers that can also be found in the parent category, or in diffusing subcategories of the parent. This page was last edited on 16 November 2014, at 19:57 (UTC). In 1995, he transferred to Blooming, where he spent the next nine years of his professional career including two national championships obtained in 1998 and 1999. In the 1930 FIFA World Cup, Bolivia painted before the starting match with Yugoslavia one of the letters in "Viva Uruguay" in each of the eleven starters' jerseys to please the local crowd. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). However, FIFA raised the altitude limit after months of campaigning against the ban, thus allowing the stadium to continue holding World Cup qualifying matches.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. Category:Bolivian footballers. Players in bold are still active at international level. Following a goalless draw with South Korea at Foxboro Stadium, Bolivia returned to Chicago and lost 3–1 to Spain, with Sánchez scoring the first ever Bolivian goal in the World Cup.