El Salvador national football team (La Selecta)

Founded: 1935
Manager:
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: 192
Games drawn: 119
Games lost: 273
Goals for: 740
Goals against: 938
Average goals for: 1.27
Average goals against: 1.61

Venue: Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador