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Venezuela
Nickname(s) La Vinotinto
Association Federación Venezolana de Fútbol (FVF)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Rafael Dudamel
Captain Tomás Rincón
Most caps Juan Arango (129)
Top scorer Juan Arango (23)
Home stadium Estadio José Antonio Anzoátegui
Polideportivo Cachamay
Estadio Pueblo Nuevo
FIFA code VEN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 32 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)
Highest 29 (August 2014, October 2018)
Lowest 129 (November 1998)
Elo ranking
Current 32 Steady (3 March 2019)
Highest 19 (17 July 2011)
Lowest 127 (1993, 1995, 1999)
First international
 Panama 3–1 Venezuela 
(Panama City, Panama; 12 February 1938)
Biggest win
[[File:{{{flag alias-1954}}}|22x20px|border |alt=|link=]] Venezuela 7–0 Puerto Rico 
(Caracas, Venezuela; 16 January 1959)
Biggest defeat
 Argentina 11–0 Venezuela [[File:{{{flag alias-1954}}}|22x20px|border |alt=|link=]]
(Rosario, Argentina; 10 August 1975)
Copa América
Appearances 17 (first in 1967)
Best result Fourth place (2011)

Venezuela national football team is the national football team of Venezuela.

Most appearances

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 José Manuel Rey 103 8 1997-present
2 Jorge Alberto Rojas 89 3 1999-present
3 Miguel Ángel Mea Vitali 81 1 1999-present
4 Juan Arango 85 15 1999-present
5 Gabriel Urdaneta 77 9 1996-2005
5 Luis José Vallenilla 77 1 1996-2007
7 Ruberth Morán 65 14 1996-2007
8 Ricardo David Páez 64 7 2000-2007
8 Leopoldo Jiménez 64 0 1999-2005
10 Leonel Vielma 58 4 2000-present

Top scorers

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Giancarlo Maldonado 16 41 2003-present
2 Juan Arango 15 80 1999-present
3 Ruberth Morán 14 65 1996-2007
4 Gabriel Urdaneta 9 77 1996-2005
4 Daniel Arismendi 9 24 2006-present
6 José Manuel Rey 8 103 1997-present
7 Ricardo David Páez 7 64 2000-2007
7 Juan Garcia 7 47 1993-2004
9 José Luis Dolgetta 6 21 1993-1997
10 Daniel Noriega 5 38 1996-2005
10 Fernando de Ornelas 5 26 1999-2007
10 Pedro Febles 5 25 1979-1989
10 Rafael Ernesto Castellin Garcia 5 22 1996-2005

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