El Salvador national football team (La Selecta)

Founded: 1935
Address: Fedracion Salvadorena de Futbol
Avenida Jose Matias Delgado
Frente al Centro Espanol
Colonia Escalon
Zona 10
San Salvador CA 1029
El Salvador
Website: www.fesfut.org.sv

El Salvador have a long international footballing history. Their first match came in 1921 when they took part in the Independence Centenary Games.

El Salvador's national football team have qualified for the World Cup on two occasions. On both occasions, in 1970 and 1982, they failed to make it past the group stage.

On two occasions "La Selecta" have been runners up at the CONCACAF Championships. In 1963 and 1981 they lost out to Costa Rica and Honduras respectively.

Ra?l D?az Arce is the country's leading all-time goalscorer. During his international career, the forward managed over a goal every two games. He notched 39 goals in 68 caps.

El Salvador 'A' international all-time totals

Games won: 207
Games drawn: 129
Games lost: 293
Goals for: 791
Goals against: 988
Average goals for: 1.26
Average goals against: 1.57

Venue: Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador