UEFA

UEFA

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Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)
Abbreviation UEFA
Formation 15 June 1954; 63 years ago (1954-06-15)
Headquarters Nyon, Switzerland
Coordinates 46°22′16″N 6°13′52″E / 46.371009°N 6.23103°E / 46.371009; 6.23103
Region served
Europe
Membership
55 full member associations
Official languages
English
French
German
Aleksander Čeferin[1]
First Vice President
Karl-Erik Nilsson
Vice Presidents
Reinhard Grindel
Hryhoriy Surkis
Fernando Gomes
Michele Uva
General Secretary
Theodore Theodoridis
Main organ
UEFA Congress
Parent organization
FIFA
Website UEFA.org

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA, /juːˈfə/ yoo-AYF; French: Union des Associations Européennes de Football;[2] German: Vereinigung Europäischer Fußballverbände) is the administrative body for association football in Europe, although several member states are primarily or entirely located in Asia. It is one of six continental confederations of world football's governing body FIFA. UEFA consists of 55 national association members.

UEFA represents the national football associations of Europe, runs nation and club competitions including the UEFA European Championship, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Super Cup, and controls the prize money, regulations, and media rights to those competitions.

Henri Delaunay was the first general secretary and Ebbe Schwartz the first president. The current president is Aleksander Čeferin, a former Football Association of Slovenia president, who was elected as UEFA's seventh president at the 12th Extraordinary UEFA Congress in Athens in September 2016, and automatically became a vice-president of the world body FIFA.[3]

History and membership

UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland

UEFA was founded on 15 June 1954 in Basel, Switzerland after consultation between the Italian, French, and Belgian associations. The European football union began with 25 members; that number doubled by the early 1990s. Until 1959 the main headquarters were located in Paris, and later in Bern. In 1995, UEFA headquarters were transferred to Nyon, Switzerland. UEFA membership coincides for the most part with recognition as a sovereign country in Europe, although there are some exceptions. Some states (Monaco and Vatican City) are not members. Some UEFA members are not sovereign states, but form part of a larger recognized sovereign state in the context of international law. These include Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales, (Countries of the United Kingdom), Gibraltar (British Overseas Territory), the Faroe Islands (autonomous country within Denmark), and Kosovo (disputed territory and partially recognised state), however in the context of these countries government functions concerning sport tend to be carried at the territorial level coterminous with the UEFA member entity. Some UEFA members are transcontinental states (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Russia). Countries which had been members of the Asian Football Confederation were also admitted to the European football association, particularly Israel and Kazakhstan. Additionally some UEFA member associations allow teams from outside their association's main territory to take part in their "domestic" competition. AS Monaco, for example, takes part in the French League (though a separate sovereign entity); Welsh clubs Cardiff City, Swansea City and Newport County A.F.C. participate in the English League; Berwick Rangers, situated in England, play in the Scottish Professional Football League and Derry City, situated in Northern Ireland, play in the Republic of Ireland-based League of Ireland.

Members

Code Association National teams Founded FIFA
affiliation
UEFA
affiliation
ALB Albania 1930 1932 1954
AND Andorra 1994 1996 1996
ARM Armenia 1992 1992 1992
AUT Austria 1904 1905 1954
AZE Azerbaijan 1992 1994 1994
BLR Belarus 1989 1992 1993
BEL Belgium 1895 1904 1954
BIH Bosnia and Herzegovina 1992 1996 1998
BUL Bulgaria 1923 1924 1954
CRO Croatia 1912 1992 1993
CYP Cyprus 1934 1948 1962
CZE Czech Republic 1901 1907 1954
DEN Denmark 1889 1904 1954
ENG England 1863 1905 1954
EST Estonia 1921 1923 1992
FRO Faroe Islands 1979 1988 1990
FIN Finland 1907 1908 1954
FRA France 1919[n 1] 1904[n 2] 1954
GEO Georgia 1990 1992 1992
GER Germany 1900 1904 1954
GIB Gibraltar 1895 2016 2013
GRE Greece 1926 1927 1954
HUN Hungary 1901 1906 1954
ISL Iceland 1947[n 3] 1947 1954
IRL Republic of Ireland 1921 1923 1954
ISR Israel[n 4] 1928 1929 1994[n 5]
ITA Italy 1898 1905 1954
KAZ Kazakhstan[n 6] 1994 1994 2002
KOS Kosovo 2008 2016 2016
LVA Latvia 1921 1922 1992
LIE Liechtenstein 1934 1974 1974
LTU Lithuania 1922 1923 1992
LUX Luxembourg 1908 1910 1954
MKD Macedonia 1926 1994 1994
MLT Malta 1900 1959 1960
MDA Moldova 1990 1994 1993
MNE Montenegro 1931 2007 2007
NED Netherlands 1889 1904 1954
NIR Northern Ireland 1880 1911 1954
NOR Norway 1902 1908 1954
POL Poland 1919[n 7] 1923 1954
POR Portugal 1914 1923 1954
ROU Romania 1909 1923 1954
RUS Russia 1912 1912 1954
SMR San Marino 1931 1988 1988
SCO Scotland 1873 1910 1954
SRB Serbia 1919 1923 1954
SVK Slovakia 1938 1994 1993
SVN Slovenia 1920 1992 1992
ESP Spain 1909 1904 1954
SWE Sweden 1904 1904 1954
SUI Switzerland 1895 1904 1954
TUR Turkey 1923 1923 1962
UKR Ukraine 1991 1992 1992
WAL Wales 1876 1910 1954

Notes

  1. ^ Founded as Comité Français Interfédéral in 1907, a predecessor to the current federation.
  2. ^ The current French FA, the French Football Federation (in its previous incarnation, the Comité Français Interfédéral), replaced the USFSA in 1907.
  3. ^ Icelandic top-flight club football dates back to 1912 or 35 years prior to founding of KSI, All titles pre-1947 are recognized by KSI
  4. ^ Former member of the Asian Football Confederation (1954–1974), joined UEFA as several AFC teams refused to play against them. See also Foreign relations of Israel and International recognition of Israel.
  5. ^ Israel had been an associated member of UEFA since 1992, therefore Israeli clubs were entitled to take part in the 1992–93 and 1993–94 UEFA club competitions despite Israel not being a full UEFA member.
  6. ^ Former member of the Asian Football Confederation (1994–2002), joined UEFA.
  7. ^ Founded as Związek Polski Piłki Nożnej (part of the disintegrated Austrian Football Union) in 1911, a predecessor to the current federation.

Former members

Sanctions

Against associations

  • Lithuania, in 1990 sanctions were imposed due to succession of Lithuanian Football Federation from the Football Federation of Soviet Union
  • Yugoslavia, in 1992-1998 sanctions were imposed due to the Bosnian War (as part of Yugoslav Wars)

Against clubs (restrictions against associations)

  • England, in 1985-1991 sanctions were imposed against English association football clubs due to the Heysel Stadium disaster by suspending their participation in continental competitions for 5 years
  • Netherlands, in 1991-1992 sanctions were imposed against AFC Ajax due to its fans, the Netherlands were restricted from the European Cup to which Ajax qualified
  • Albania, in 1967 special sanctions were imposed against 1966–67 Albanian Superliga due to its political background
  • 1968–69 the Warsaw Pact demonstrated political protest and imposed sanctions on clubs of its members in continental competitions (included GDR, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Soviet Union)

Competitions

UEFA runs official international competitions in Europe and some countries of Northern, Southwestern and Central Asia for national teams and professional clubs, known as UEFA competitions, some of which are regarded as the world's most prestigious tournaments.

International

The main competition for men's national teams is the UEFA European Football Championship, started in 1958, with the first finals in 1960, and known as the European Nations Cup until 1964. It is also called UEFA or the EURO. UEFA also runs national competitions at Under-21, Under-19 and Under-17 levels. For women's national teams, UEFA operates the UEFA Women's Championship for senior national sides as well as Women's Under-19 and Women's Under-17 Championships.

UEFA also organized the UEFA–CAF Meridian Cup with CAF for youth teams in an effort to boost youth football. UEFA launched the UEFA Regions' Cup, for semi-professional teams representing their local region, in 1999. In futsal there is the UEFA Futsal Championship and UEFA Futsal Under-21 Championship. Despite the existence of UEFA's Futsal and Beach soccer committee, UEFA does not organise any beach soccer competitions. International and club beach soccer competitions for UEFA members are organised externally by Beach Soccer Worldwide.

The Italian, German, Spanish, French and Portuguese men's national teams are the sole teams to have won the European football championship in all categories.

Club

UEFA member countries by club competition entry entitlements, 2009/10

The top-ranked UEFA competition is the UEFA Champions League, which started in the 1992/93 season and gathers the top 1–4 teams of each country's league (the number of teams depend on that country's ranking and can be upgraded or downgraded); this competition was re-structured from a previous one that only gathered the top team of each country (held from 1955–92 and known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup or simply the European Cup).

A second, lower-ranked competition is the UEFA Europa League. This competition, for national knockout cup winners and high-placed league teams, was launched by UEFA in 1971 as a successor of both the former UEFA Cup and the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (also begun in 1955). A third competition, the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, which had started in 1960, was absorbed into the UEFA Cup (now UEFA Europa League) in 1999.

In women's football UEFA also conducts the UEFA Women's Champions League for club teams. The competition was first held in 2001, and known as the UEFA Women's Cup until 2009.

The UEFA Super Cup pits the winners of the Champions League against the winners of the Europa League (previously the winners of the Cup Winners' Cup), and came into being in 1973.[4][5][6]

The UEFA Intertoto Cup was a summer competition, previously operated by several Central European football associations, which was relaunched and recognized as official UEFA club competition by UEFA in 1995.[7] The last Intertoto Cup took place in 2008.

The European/South American Cup was jointly organised with CONMEBOL between the Champions League and the Copa Libertadores winners.[8]

Only five teams[9][10] (Juventus, Ajax, Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Chelsea[11]) have won each of the three main competitions (European Cup/UEFA Champions League, European Cup Winners' Cup/UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League),[12] a feat that is no longer possible for any team that did not win the Cup Winners' Cup. There are currently eight teams throughout Europe that have won two of the three trophies; all but one have won the Cup Winners' Cup, four require a win in the Champions League and four require a UEFA Europa League win.

Juventus of Italy was the first team in Europe—remaining the only one to date (2015)—to win all UEFA's official championships and cups[13] and, in commemoration of achieving that feat, have received The UEFA Plaque by the Union of European Football Associations on 12 July 1988.[14][15]

UEFA's premier futsal competition is the UEFA Futsal Cup, a tournament started in 2001 which replaced the former Futsal European Clubs Championship. This event, despite enjoying a long and well-established tradition in the European futsal community, dating back to 1984, was never recognized as official by UEFA.

Current title holders

Competitions Champions Title Runners-up Next edition
Clubs
UEFA Champions League Real Madrid 12th Juventus 2017–18
UEFA Europa League Manchester United 1st Ajax 2017–18
UEFA Super Cup Real Madrid 4th Manchester United 2018
UEFA Youth League Salzburg 1st Benfica 2017–18
UEFA Futsal Cup Inter FS 4th Sporting CP 2017–18
UEFA Women's Champions League Olympique Lyon 4th Paris Saint-Germain 2017–18
UEFA Regions' Cup Zagreb 1st Munster/Connacht 2019
Nations Men
UEFA European Championship  Portugal 1st  France 2020 (June–July)
UEFA Nations League vacant n/a vacant 2018–19 (Sep.–May)
UEFA European U-21 Championship  Germany 2nd  Spain 2019 (June)
UEFA European U-19 Championship  England 10th  Portugal 2018 (July)
UEFA European U-17 Championship  Spain 9th  England 2018 (May)
UEFA Futsal Championship Portugal 1st Spain 2022
Nations Women
UEFA Women's Championship  Netherlands 1st  Denmark 2021 (July)
UEFA Women's U-19 Championship  Spain 2nd  France 2018 (July)
UEFA Women's U-17 Championship  Germany 6th  Spain 2018 (May)
UEFA Women's Futsal Championship vacant n/a vacant 2019

UEFA competitions

Nations with trophies

Nation Men Women Futsal Total
Euro U21 U19 U17 Euro U19 U17 Men's Women's
 Spain 3 4 8 9 0 2 3 7 0 36
 Germany[A] 3 2 4 3 8 6 6 0 0 32
 France 2 1 7 2 0 4 0 0 0 16
 Italy 1 5 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 11
 Russia[B] 1 2 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 10
 Portugal 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 10
 England 0 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 7
 Netherlands 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 7
 Sweden 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 5
 Turkey 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
 Czech Republic[C] 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
 Poland 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
 Denmark 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
 Norway 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
 Republic of Ireland 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
 Serbia[D] 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
 Greece 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 Hungary 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 Scotland 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 Ukraine 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  1. ^ Including East Germany and West Germany.
  2. ^ Including the Soviet Union.
  3. ^ Including Czechoslovakia.
  4. ^ Including Yugoslavia.

Sponsors

The UEFA Champions League current main sponsors are:

The UEFA Champions League sponsors are also sponsors of the UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Women's Champions League and the UEFA Youth League (excluding Heineken, which is replaced by Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer.)

The UEFA Europa League current main sponsors are:

Adidas is a secondary sponsor and supplies the official match ball and referee uniform for all UEFA competitions.

Corruption and controversy

Dissatisfied fans across Europe have referred to the organisation as UEFA mafia, including in Russia’s top league,[25] in Bulgaria’s top league,[26] and in a Champions League group stage match held in Sweden.[27] The term has also been covered for its use outside of stadiums, for example during a protest in Kosovo outside an EU building following the Serbia v Albania (UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying) match.[28]

Following the 2015 FIFA corruption case, the current president of UEFA, Michel Platini, was also involved himself in the case. Swiss prosecutors accuse FIFA president Sepp Blatter of making a "disloyal payment" of $2m (£1.6m) to Mr Platini. Swiss attorney general, Michael Lauber, stated: "We didn't interview Mr Platini as a witness, that's not true. We investigated against him in between as a witness and an accused person".[29][30] Both Platini and Sepp Blatter are currently under formal investigation by FIFA's independent ethics committee.[citation needed] On 8 October 2015, Platini was provisionally suspended for 90 days from any football-related activity.[31]

League revenues

Annual revenue comparison. All figures in Euros.

Source is the Deloitte 2015 annual report, which uses 2013–14 figures.[32]

Rank League Revenue Revenue sources
1 English Premier League 3.9 bn Broadcast revenue accounts for 50% of league revenue
2 German Bundesliga 2.3 bn Commercial sponsorship accounts for 50% of league revenue
3 Spanish La Liga 1.9 bn Real Madrid and Barcelona account for 56% of league revenue
4 Italian Serie A 1.7 bn Matchday revenue accounts for 12% of league revenue
5 French Ligue 1 1.5 bn Matchday revenue accounts for 11% of league revenue
6 Russian Premier League 636 m
7 English Championship 588 m
8 Turkish Süper Lig 444 m
9 Dutch Eredivisie 434 m

World Cup participation and results

Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  •  3rd  – Third Place[wc 1]
  • 4th – Fourth place
  • QF – Quarterfinals
  • R16 – Round of 16 (since 1986: knockout round of 16)
  • R2 – Second round (for the 1974, 1978, and 1982 tournaments, which had two group stages)
  • GS – Group Stage (in the 1950, 1974, 1978, and 1982 tournaments, which had two group stages, this refers to the first group stage)
  • 1S – First Knockout Stage (1934–1938 Single-elimination tournament)
  •    — Did not qualify
  •  ×  — Did not enter / Withdrew / Banned
  •     — Hosts

Men

Team 1930
(13)
1934
(16)
1938
(15)
1950
(13)
1954
(16)
1958
(16)
1962
(16)
1966
(16)
1970
(16)
1974
(16)
1978
(16)
1982
(24)
1986
(24)
1990
(24)
1994
(24)
1998
(32)
2002
(32)
2006
(32)
2010
(32)
2014
(32)
2018
(32)
 Austria × 4th ••[wc 2] × 3rd R1
15th
× R2
7th
R2
8th
R1
T-18th
R1
23rd
 Belgium R1
11th
R1
15th
R1
13th
× R1
12th
R1
T-10th
R2
10th
4th R2
11th
R16
11th
R1
19th
R2
14th
QF
6th
q
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Part of Yugoslavia × GS
20th
 Bulgaria × × R1
15th
R1
15th
R1
13th
R1
12th
R2
15th
4th R1
29th
 Croatia Part of Yugoslavia × 3rd R1
23rd
R1
22nd
GS
19th
q
 Czech Republic[wc 3] × 2nd QF
5th
× R1
14th
R1
9th
2nd R1
15th
R1
19th
QF
6th
R1
20th
 Denmark × × × × × × R2
9th
QF
8th
R2
10th
R1
24th
q
 East Germany[wc 3] Part of Germany × × R2
6th
Part of Germany
 England × × × R1
8th
QF
6th
R1
11th
QF
8th
1st QF
8th
R2
6th
QF
8th
4th R2
9th
QF
6th
QF
7th
R2
13th
GS
26th
q
 France R1
7th
R1
T-9th
QF
6th
R1
11th
3rd R1
T-13th
R1
12th
4th 3rd 1st R1
28th
2nd R1
29th
QF
7th
q
 Germany[wc 3] × 3rd R1
10th
× 1st 4th QF
7th
2nd 3rd 1st R2
6th
2nd 2nd 1st QF
5th
QF
7th
2nd 3rd 3rd 1st q
 Greece × × R1
24th
R1
25th
R16
13th
 Hungary × QF
6th
2nd × 2nd R1
10th
QF
5th
QF
6th
R1
15th
R1
14th
R1
18th
 Iceland × × × × × × × × q
 Israel[wc 4] × R1
12th
 Italy × 1st 1st R1
7th
R1
10th
R1
9th
R1
9th
2nd R1
10th
4th 1st R2
12th
3rd 2nd QF
5th
R2
15th
1st R1
26th
GS
22nd
 Netherlands × R1
T-9th
R1
14th
× × 2nd 2nd R2
15th
QF
7th
4th R2
11th
2nd 3rd
 Northern Ireland × × × QF
8th
R2
9th
R1
21st
 Norway × × R1
12th
× R1
17th
R2
15th
 Poland × R1
11th
× × 3rd R2
5th
3rd R2
14th
R1
25th
R1
21st
q
 Portugal × 3rd R1
17th
R1
21st
4th R2
11th
GS
18th
q
 Republic of Ireland[wc 5] × QF
8th
R2
16th
R2
12th
 Romania R1
8th
R1
12th
R1
9th
× R1
T-10th
R2
12th
QF
6th
R2
11th
 Russia[wc 6] QF
7th
QF
6th
4th QF
5th
R2
7th
R2
10th
R1
17th
R1
18th
R1
22nd
GS
24th
q
 Scotland × × × •• R1
15th
R1
14th
R1
9th
R1
11th
R1
15th
R1
19th
R1
T-18th
R1
27th
 Serbia[wc 3] 4th[wc 7] R1
5th
QF
7th
QF
5th
4th R2
7th
R1
16th
QF
5th
× R2
10th
R1
32nd
R1
23rd
q
 Slovakia Part of Czechoslovakia R2
16th
 Slovenia Part of Yugoslavia × R1
30th
R1
18th
 Spain × QF
5th
× 4th R1
12th
R1
10th
R1
10th
R2
12th
QF
7th
R2
10th
QF
8th
R1
17th
QF
5th
R2
9th
1st GS
23rd
q
 Sweden × QF
8th
4th 3rd 2nd R1
9th
R2
5th
R1
13th
R1
21st
3rd R2
13th
R2
14th
q
  Switzerland × QF
7th
QF
7th
R1
6th
QF
8th
R1
16th
R1
16th
R2
15th
R2
10th
R1
19th
R16
11th
q
 Turkey × × × •• R1
9th
× 3rd
 Ukraine[wc 6] Part of Soviet Union × QF
8th
 Wales × × × QF
6th
Total 4 12 13 6 12 12 10 10 9 9 10 14 14 14 13 15 15 14 13 13 14

Notes

  1. ^ There was no Third Place match in 1930; The United States and Yugoslavia lost in the semifinals. FIFA recognizes the United States as the third-placed team and Yugoslavia as the fourth-placed team using the overall records of the teams in the 1930 FIFA World Cup.
  2. ^ Austria qualified in 1938, but withdrew to play as part of Germany after being annexed.
  3. ^ a b c d FIFA considers that the national team of Russia succeeds the USSR, the national team of Serbia succeeds Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro, the national team of Czech Republic succeeds Czechoslovakia, and the national team of Germany succeeds West Germany and East Germany.
  4. ^ Israel competed as Eretz Yisrael (Land of Israel) in 1934 and in 1938, with a team consisting exclusively of Jewish and British footballers from the Palestine Mandate.
  5. ^ Republic of Ireland competed as the Irish Free State in 1934 and then as Ireland in 1938 and 1950.
  6. ^ a b Russia's best result is group stage in 1994 and 2002. However FIFA considers Russia as the successor team of the USSR.
  7. ^ There was no official World Cup Third Place match in 1930; The USA and Yugoslavia lost in the semi-finals. Currently, FIFA recognizes USA as the third-placed team and Yugoslavia as the fourth-placed team, using the overall records of the teams in the 1930 FIFA World Cup.

Women

Team 1991

(12)
1995

(12)
1999

(16)
2003

(16)
2007

(16)
2011

(16)
2015

(24)
2019

(24)
 Denmark QF
7th
QF
7th
R2
15th
R2
12th
TBD
 England QF
6th
QF
7th
QF
7th
3rd TBD
 France R2
9th
4th QF
5th
q
 Germany 4th 2nd QF
8th
1st 1st QF
6th
4th TBD
 Italy QF
6th
R2
9th
TBD
 Netherlands R2
13th
TBD
 Norway 2nd 1st 4th QF
7th
4th R2
10th
R2
10th
TBD
 Russia × QF
5th
QF
8th
TBD
 Spain GS
20th
TBD
 Sweden 3rd QF
5th
QF
6th
2nd R2
10–11
3rd R2
16th
TBD
  Switzerland R2
15th
TBD

FIFA Confederations Cup

Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  • GS – Group stage
  •  ••  — Qualified / Invited, but declined to take part
  •  •  — Did not qualify
  •  ×  — Did not enter / Withdrew from continental championship / Confederation did not take part
  • Q — Qualified for upcoming tournament
  •    — Hosts
Team 1992
(4)
1995
(6)
1997
(8)
1999
(8)
2001
(8)
2003
(8)
2005
(8)
2009
(8)
2013
(8)
2017
(8)
 Czech Republic × × 3rd
 Denmark × 1st
 France × •• 1st 1st
 Germany × •• GS •• 3rd 1st
 Greece × GS
 Italy × •• GS 3rd
 Portugal × 3rd
 Russia × GS
 Spain × •• 3rd 2nd
 Turkey × 3rd

National team rankings

Highest Ranked UEFA member
in the men's FIFA World Rankings

  • Last updates:
    • Men's national teams – 12 April 2018[33]
    • Women's national teams – 23 March 2018[34]
Top men's national teams
Rankings are calculated by FIFA.
Top women's national teams
Rankings are calculated by FIFA.
UEFA FIFA Nation Points UEFA FIFA Nation Points
1 1  Germany 1533 1 2  England 2042
2 3  Belgium 1346 2 3  Germany 2033
3 4  Portugal 1306 3 5  France 2025
4 6   Switzerland 1179 4 7  Netherlands 1972
5 7  France 1166 5 9  Sweden 1963
6 8  Spain 1162 6 12  Spain 1886
7 10  Poland 1118 7 13  Denmark 1884
8 12  Denmark 1054 8 14  Norway 1871
9 13  England 1040 9 15  Italy 1864
10 18  Croatia 975 10 18   Switzerland 1849
11 19  Netherlands 969 11 19  Iceland 1819
12 20  Italy 947 12 21  Austria 1800
13 21  Wales 931 13 22  Scotland 1793
14 22  Iceland 930 14 23  Belgium 1788
15 26  Sweden 889 15 26  Russia 1788
16 26  Austria 841 16 27  Ukraine 1712
17 27  Northern Ireland 837 17 28  Finland 1691
18 29  Slovakia 786 18 31  Poland 1668
19 30  Ukraine 777 19 33  Czech Republic 1649
20 31  Republic of Ireland 776 20 34  Wales 1644
21 32  Romania 737 21 36  Portugal 1632
22 34  Scotland 735 22 39  Romania 1585
23 35  Serbia 732 23 43  Serbia 1534
24 37  Turkey 714 24 45  Hungary 1527
25 41  Bosnia and Herzegovina 688 25 47  Slovakia 1498
26 43  Montenegro 671 26 52  Croatia 1452
27 44  Greece 657 27 53  Belarus 1450
28 45  Czech Republic 647 28 56  Northern Ireland 1425
29 49  Norway 608 29 57  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1412
30 50  Hungary 604 30 59  Israel 1409
31 54  Bulgaria 583 31 62  Slovenia 1404
32 56  Albania 549 32 63  Turkey 1401
33 63  Finland 507 33 66  Greece 1370
34 65  Slovenia 495 34 67  Azerbaijan 1360
35 66  Russia 493 35 69  Bulgaria 1340
36 77  Macedonia 422 36 70  Kazakhstan 1329
37 79  Belarus 410 37 74  Faroe Islands 1296
38 83  Luxembourg 401 38 75  Albania 1293
39 86  Cyprus 386 39 82  Estonia 1222
40 94  Estonia 364 40 85  Moldova 1215
41 95  Faroe Islands 364 41 86  Montenegro 1214
42 96  Georgia 362 42 87  Latvia 1209
43 98  Armenia 347 43 89  Malta 1190
44 99  Israel 347 44 91  Lithuania 1180
45 119  Kazakhstan 269 45 92  Georgia 1145
46 126  Azerbaijan 245 46 95  Luxembourg 1125
47 132  Andorra 230 47 96  Cyprus 1120
48 133  Lithuania 229 48 99  Kosovo 1022
49 139  Latvia 217 49 114  Andorra 748
50 164  Kosovo 164 N/A N/A  Armenia** 1104
51 173  Moldova 98  Macedonia** 1069
52 181  Liechtenstein 77
53 185  Malta 62
54 196  Gibraltar 34
55 205  San Marino 8
  • * – Provisionally listed due to not having played more than five matches against officially ranked teams.
  • ** – Inactive for more than 18 months and therefore not ranked.

UEFA Executive Committee

President
Vice Presidents
Members


General Secretary
Deputy General Secretary
  • Giorgio Marchetti
  • Head Of Club Competitions

Michael Heselschwerdt

Head Of National Compettitions

Lance Kelly

Honorary President

See also

Resolutions

Awards: Qualifications:

Match:

Financial fair play

UEFA coefficient

UEFA presidents

Related links

Previous logo (1995–2012)

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