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Soviet Union
Nickname(s) Red Army
Association Football Federation of the Soviet Union
Most caps Oleg Blokhin (112)
Top scorer Oleg Blokhin (42)
Home stadium Various
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 1
Highest 1 (July 1960)
Elo ranking
Highest 1 (1963–65, 1966, 1983-84, 1985–86, 1987, 1988)
First international
 USSR 3–0 Turkey 
(Moscow, Soviet Union; 16 November 1924)

Last international

 Cyprus 0–3 USSR 
(Larnaca, Cyprus; 13 November 1991)
Biggest win
 USSR 11–1 India 
(Moscow, Soviet Union; 16 September 1955)
 Finland 0–10 USSR 
(Helsinki, Finland; 15 August 1957)
Biggest defeat
 England 5–0 USSR 
(London, England; 22 October 1958)
World Cup
Appearances 7 (first in 1958)
Best result Fourth place, 1966
European Championship
Appearances 6 (first in 1960)
Best result Champions, 1960

Soviet Union national football team was the national football team of Soviet Union. The team was left after the Soviet Union breakup in 1991. The team is now replaced by the Russia national football team.

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