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United Arab Emirates
Nickname(s) Al Abyad (The Whites)
Eyal Zayed (Sons of Zayed)
Association UAE Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation WAFF (West Asia)
Head coach Saleem Abdelrahman (caretaker)
Captain Ismail Matar
Most caps Adnan Al Talyani (161)
Top scorer Adnan Al Talyani (52)
Home stadium Various
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 67 Increase 12 (7 February 2019)
Highest 40 (November – December 1998)
Lowest 138 (January 2012)
Elo ranking
Current 87 Decrease 16 (3 March 2019)
Highest 24 (15 January 2015)
Lowest 140 (September 1981)
First international
 United Arab Emirates 1–0 Qatar 
(Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 17 March 1972)
Biggest win
 Brunei 0–12 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
(B. S. Begawan, Brunei; 14 April 2001)
Biggest defeat
 United Arab Emirates 0–8 Brazil 
(Abu Dhabi, UAE; 12 November 2005)
World Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 1990)
Best result Group stage, 1990
Asian Cup
Appearances 10 (first in 1980)
Best result Runners-up, 1996
Confederations Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 1997)
Best result Group Stage, 1997

United Arab Emirates national football team is the national football team of United Arab Emirates.

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