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Bolivia
Nickname(s) La Verde (The Green)

Association Bolivian Football Federation (FBF)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Eduardo Villegas
Captain Ronald Raldes
Most caps Ronald Raldes (102)
Top scorer Joaquín Botero (20)
Home stadium Estadio Hernando Siles
FIFA code BOL
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 60 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)
Highest 18 (July 1997)
Lowest 115 (October 2011)
Elo ranking
Current 49 Decrease 8 (3 March 2019)
Highest 22 (June 1997)
Lowest 86 (July 1989)
First international
 Chile 1–7 Bolivia Bolivia
(Santiago, Chile; 12 October 1926)
Biggest win
 Bolivia 7–0 Venezuela 
(La Paz, Bolivia; 22 August 1993)
 Bolivia 9–2 Haiti 
(La Paz, Bolivia; 3 March 2000)
Biggest defeat
 Uruguay 9-0Bolivia Bolivia
(Lima, Peru; 6 November 1927)
 Brazil 10–1 Bolivia Bolivia
(São Paulo, Brazil; 10 April 1949)
World Cup
Appearances 3 (first in 1930)
Best result Group stage (1930, 1950, 1994)
Copa América
Appearances 26 (first in 1926)
Best result Champions (1963)
Confederations Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 1999)
Best result Group stage (1999)

Bolivia national football team is the national football team of Bolivia.

Most appearances

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 Marco Antonio Sandy 93 6 1993-2003
1 Luis Cristaldo 93 5 1989-2005
3 José Milton Melgar 89 6 1980-1997
4 Carlos Fernando Borja 88 1 1979-1997
5 Julio César Baldivieso 85 15 1991-2005
6 Juan Manuel Peña 81 1 1991-present
7 Miguel Rimba 80 0 1989-2000
8 Óscar Carmelo Sánchez 78 6 1994-2006
9 Jaime Moreno 74 11 1991-present
10 Marco Etcheverry 71 13 1989-2003

Top scorers

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Joaquín Botero 17 1999-present
2 Victor Ugarte 16 1947-1963
3 Julio César Baldivieso 15 85 1991-2005
3 Carlos Aragonés 15 1977-1981
3 Erwin Sánchez 15 1989-2005
6 Marco Etcheverry 13 71 1989-2003
6 Máximo Alcócer 13 1953-2063
8 Jaime Moreno 11 74 1991-present
9 Miguel Aguilar 10 1977-1983
10 Luis Ramallo 9 1989-1997

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