Was Czechoslovakia more successful at the European Championships than at the World Cup?


Alex Blower

Yes Czechoslovakia are more successful at the European Championships than at the World Cup, having won the 1976 edition of the tournament in Yugoslavia as well as coming third in the 1960 and 1980 editions of the competition.

Czechoslovakia’s win was famous for breaking up Germany’s dominance of the competition, with the team winning 5-3 on penalties after Panenka famous chipped his kick down the centre of the goal.

In comparison, Czechoslovakia’s best performance at the World Cup came in the 1938 and 1990 editions of the t
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Have the United Arab Emirates ever qualified for a World Cup?


Daniel Poer:
The United Arab Emirates have qualified for one World Cup during their history. UAE participated at the 1990 World Cup Finals in Italy, playing three games and recording three losses with two goals scored and 11 conceded.
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