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Nickname Vatreni (Fiery Ones)
Association Croatian Football Federation
Coach Zlatko Kranjcar2004-
Most caps Robert Jarni (81)
Top scorer Davor Å uker (45)
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First international
Croatia 2 - 1 U.S.A.
(ZagrebCroatia17 October 1990)
(but see text)
Largest win
Croatia 7 - 0 Australia
(ZagrebCroatia6 June 1998)
Worst defeat
 Slovakia 4 - 1 Croatia
(BratislavaSlovakia20 April 1994)
 Portugal 3 - 0 Croatia
(NottinghamEngland19 June 1996)
 France 3 - 0 Croatia
(Saint-DenisFrance13 November 1999)
(but see text)
World Cup
Appearances 3 (First in 1998)
Best result Third place, 1998
European Championship
Appearances 2 (First in 1996)
Best result Quarterfinals, 1996

The Croatian national football team has played since Croatia's independence in 1990-1992 and is controlled by the Croatian Football Federation.

The team played in their first major tournament in 1996 and have been a strong force in international football ever since, finishing third in the 1998 World Cup, led by Golden Boot winner Davor Å uker. They have qualified for every World Cup that they have entered as an independent nation.

Between October 171990 and March 12006, Croatia has played 141 international games and had 71 victories, 42 draws and 28 losses. The team has been FIFA's "Best Mover of the Year" in 1994 and 1998.

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