European National Football Team Nicknames

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) 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 54 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.

European National Football Team NicknamesThe 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 soccer. 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.

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



TeamLogoNickname
AlbaniaNational Football Team Nickname of AlbaniaKuq e Zinjtë (The Red and Blacks) / Shqiponjat (The Eagles)
AndorraNational Football Team Nickname of AndorraTricolors (The Tricolours)
ArmeniaNational Football Team Nickname of ArmeniaՀավաքական Havakakan (Collective team)
AustriaNational Football Team Nickname of AustriaDas Team / Burschen / Unsere Burschen
AzerbaijanNational Football Team Nickname of AzerbaijanMilli (The National Team)
BelarusNational Football Team Nickname of BelarusNacionalnaya Sbornaya (The National Team)
BelgiumNational Football Team Nickname of BelgiumDe Rode Duivels / Les Diables Rouges / Die Roten Teufel (The Red Devils)
Bosnia-HerzegovinaNational Football Team Nickname of Bosnia-HerzegovinaZmajevi (The Dragons) / Zlatni ljiljani (The Golden Lilies)
BulgariaNational Football Team Nickname of BulgariaЛъвовете (The Lions)
CroatiaNational Football Team Nickname of CroatiaVatreni (The Blazers)
CyprusNational Football Team Nickname of CyprusI Galanolefki (The White and Blues)
Czech RepublicNational Football Team Nickname of Czech RepublicLokomotiva (The Locomotive)
DenmarkNational Football Team Nickname of DenmarkDanish Dynamite / De Rød-Hvide (The Red and White) / Olsen-Banden (The Olsen Gang) / Olsens Elleve (Olsen's Eleven) / The Red and White Football Aces
EnglandNational Football Team Nickname of EnglandThe Three Lions
EstoniaNational Football Team Nickname of EstoniaSinisärgid (Blueshirts)
Faroe IslandNational Football Team Nickname of Faroe IslandLandsliðið (National Team)
FinlandNational Football Team Nickname of FinlandHuuhkajat (The Eagle-Owls)
FranceNational Football Team Nickname of FranceLes Bleus (The Blues) / Les Tricolores (The Tri-colors) / La Sélection (The Selection)
FYR MacedoniaNational Football Team Nickname of FYR MacedoniaЦрвени Рисови Crveni Risovi (Red Lynxes) / Црвени Лавови Crveni Lavovi (Red Lions)
GeorgiaNational Football Team Nickname of Georgiaჯვაროსნები Jvarosnebi (Crusaders)
GermanyNational Football Team Nickname of GermanyNationalelf (national eleven) / DFB-Elf (DFB Eleven) / Die Mannschaft (The Team)
GibraltarNational Football Team Nickname of GibraltarTeam 54
GreeceNational Football Team Nickname of GreeceEthniki (National) / Galanolefki (Sky blue-white) / Piratiko (Pirate Ship)
HungaryNational Football Team Nickname of HungaryThe Magical Magyars (In the 1950s) / Nemzeti Tizenegy (National Eleven)
IcelandNational Football Team Nickname of IcelandStrákarnir okkar (Our boys)
IsraelNational Football Team Nickname of Israelהכחולים-לבנים (The Blue and Whites)
ItalyNational Football Team Nickname of ItalyGli Azzurri (The Blues)
KazakhstanNational Football Team Nickname of KazakhstanҚаршығалар (The Hawks)
LatviaNational Football Team Nickname of LatviaSarkanbaltsarkanie (Red-white-red)
LiechtensteinNational Football Team Nickname of LiechtensteinThe Blues-Reds
LithuaniaNational Football Team Nickname of LithuaniaRinktine (The National Team)
LuxemburgNational Football Team Nickname of Luxemburgde Roude Léiw / d'Roud Léiwen / Les Lions Rouges (The Red Lions)
MaltaNational Football Team Nickname of MaltaKnights of Malta, Ħomor (Reds), Falcons
MoldovaNational Football Team Nickname of MoldovaSelectionata (The Selection)
MontenegroNational Football Team Nickname of MontenegroHrabri sokoli (The Brave Falcons)
NetherlandNational Football Team Nickname of NetherlandOranje / Holland / Clockwork Orange / The Flying Dutchmen
Northern IrelandNational Football Team Nickname of Northern IrelandGreen and White Army / Norn Iron
NorwayNational Football Team Nickname of NorwayLandslaget (The National Team)
PolandNational Football Team Nickname of PolandBiało-czerwoni (The white and reds) / Białe Orły (The White Eagles)
PortugalNational Football Team Nickname of PortugalA Selecção / A Selecção das Quinas
Republic of IrelandNational Football Team Nickname of Republic of IrelandThe Boys in Green / The Green Army
RomaniaNational Football Team Nickname of RomaniaTricolorii (The Tricolours)
RussiaNational Football Team Nickname of RussiaSbornaya (Team / Selection)
San MarinoNational Football Team Nickname of San MarinoLa Serenissima (The Most Serene)
SerbiaNational Football Team Nickname of SerbiaОrlovi (The Eagles)
ScotlandNational Football Team Nickname of ScotlandThe Tartan Army
SloveniaNational Football Team Nickname of SloveniaFantje (The Boys) / Reprezentanca (The Representatives)
SlovakiaNational Football Team Nickname of SlovakiaRepre (Representation) / Národný tím (National team) / Bojovní Jondovci (The Fighting Jondas)
SpainNational Football Team Nickname of SpanyolLa Furia Roja (The Red Fury) / La Furia (The Fury) / La Roja (The Red [One])
SwedenNational Football Team Nickname of SwedenBlågult (The Blue-Yellow)
SwitzerlandNational Football Team Nickname of SwitzerlandSchweizer pati / La Nati / Rossocrociati
TurkeyNational Football Team Nickname of TurkeyAy Yıldızlılar (The Crescent-Stars)
UkraineNational Football Team Nickname of UkraineЗбірна (The Team) / Жовто-Сині (Yellow-Blue)
WalesNational Football Team Nickname of WalesY Dreigiau (The Dragons)




 
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