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El Salvador national football team facts for kids

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El Salvador
Nickname(s) La Selecta
Los Cuscatlecos
La Azul y Blanco
Association Salvadoran Football Federation
Confederation CONCACAF
Sub-confederation UNCAF (Central America)
Head coach Carlos de los Cobos
Captain Vacant
Most caps
Top scorer Raul Diaz Arce (39)
Home stadium Estadio Cuscatlán
FIFA code SLV
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 73 Decrease 3 (7 February 2019)
Highest 49 (April 2012)
Lowest 190 (November 2006)
Elo ranking
Current 93 Decrease 1 (3 March 2019)
Highest 40 (December 1943)
Lowest 125 (April 2007)
First international
 Costa Rica 7–0 El Salvador 
(Guatemala City, Guatemala; 14 September 1921)
Biggest win
 El Salvador 12–0 Anguilla 
(San Salvador, El Salvador; 6 February 2008)
Biggest defeat
 Hungary 10–1 El Salvador 
(Elche, Spain; 15 June 1982)
World Cup
Appearances 2 (first in 1970)
Best result Group stage, 1970 and 1982
CONCACAF Championship
& Gold Cup
Appearances 22 (first in 1963)
Best result Runners-up, 1963 and 1981

El Salvador national football team is the national football team of El Salvador.

Top scorers

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Mágico González 41 1976-1998
2 José María Rivas 39 1979-1989
2 Raúl Díaz Arce 39 1991-2000
4 Norberto Huezo Montoya 29 1973-1987
5 Luis Ramírez Zapata 27 1971-1989
6 Juan Francisco Barraza 23 1953-1969
7 Miguel Americano Cruz 21 1935-1943
8 Rafael Bazooka Corado 17 1943-1955
9 Juan Ramón Martínez 16 1967-1976
9 Ever Hernández 16 1976-1985

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