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Malta
Nickname(s) Knights of Malta, Ħomor (Reds), Falcons
Association Malta Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Ray Farrugia
Captain Michael Mifsud
Most caps Michael Mifsud (138)
Top scorer Michael Mifsud (41)
Home stadium Ta' Qali Stadium
FIFA code MLT
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 182 Steady (7 February 2019)
Highest 66 (September 1994, September 1995)
Lowest 191 (July 2017, September 2017)
Elo ranking
Current 165 Decrease 7 (3 March 2019)
Highest 98 (February 1992)
Lowest 168 (20 March 2018)
First international
[[File:{{{flag alias-1943}}}|22x20px|border |alt=|link=]] Malta 2–3 Austria 
(Gżira, Malta; 24 February 1957)
Biggest win
 Malta 7–1 Liechtenstein 
(Ta' Qali, Malta; 26 March 2008)
Biggest defeat
 Spain 12–1 Malta 
(Seville, Spain; 21 December 1983)

Malta national football team is the national football team of Malta.

Most appearances

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 David Carabott 121 12 1987-2005
2 Gilbert Agius 112 8 1993-present
3 Carmel Busuttil 111 23 1982-2001
4 Joe Brincat 103 5 1988-2004
5 John Buttigieg 95 1 1984-2000
6 Silvio Vella 90 1 1988-2000
7 Brian Said 84 5 1996-present
8 Michael Degiorgio 74 4 1981-1992
9 Hubert Suda 70 8 1988-2003
10 Jeffrey Chetcuti 69 0 1994-2005

Top scorers

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Carmel Busuttil 23 111 1982-2001
2 Michael Mifsud 20 61 2000-present
3 David Carabott 12 121 1987-2005
4 Gilbert Agius 8 112 1993-present
4 Hubert Suda 8 70 1988-2003
6 Kristian Laferla 6 65 1986-1998
6 Raymond Xuereb 6 43 1971-1985
8 Joe Brincat 5 103 1988-2004
8 Brian Said 5 84 1996-present
8 George Mallia 5 63 1999-present


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