Nicknames of the selections

Nicknames of the selections
What are the nicknames of the best-known teams? PHOTO:

What are the nicknames of the best-known national teams? National teams usually occupy today after finishing the football league championships. Except in the case of Qatar 2022, the end of spring and the beginning of summer are times when players usually represent their countries and participate in international tournaments.

In this article we want to remind you of the main nicknames by which the national teams are known. There are all types, from those that refer to the color of the shirt (mainly in Europe and America), that are identified by animals (especially in the area of ​​Africa).

The nicknames of the soccer teams


Spain: The Red
Germany: team , which is to say national team
Italia: the azurri (blue)
Serbia and Montenegro: the plavi (blue)
France: Blues (the Blues)
Netherlands: the Oranje (orange) or A Clockwork Orange
Croatia: the vatremi (full of fire / fierce)
Sweden: Los Team (National selection) o (the crowns)
England: Lions or equipment rose
Belgium: the red devils
Denmark: Red Dynamite
Scotland: the tartan army
Gales: The Dragons
Greece: the pirate ship
Norway: the Vikings


Mexico: The tricolor or Aztec selection
Argentina: albicelestes
Brazil: the canarinha (yellow)
Ecuador: the tricolor
Costa Rica: Ticos or Sele
Paraguay: Guarani or Albiroja
USA: Sam’s Army (Uncle Sam's army)
The Savior: to select
Honduras: Day H
Uruguay: The light blue
Panama: The red tide or canaleros
Jamaica: the reggae boyz
Chile: The Red
Colombia: coffee growers
Peru: The Incas
Venezuela: the vinotinto


Iran: Lions Persia or Melli (National selection)
Saudi Arabia: Sons of the Desert or Green Eagles


Ivory Coast: The elephants
Tunisia: Carthage Eagles
Egypt: pharaohs
Togo: Los Gavilanes
Angola: Black Levers (black antelopes)
Ghana: The black stars (Black Stars)
South Africa: Bafana Bafana
Algeria: fennecs (Desert Foxes)
Cameroon: indomitable lions (the Indomitable Lions)
Morocco: Atlas Lions
Senegal: Teranga Lions


New Zealand: All Whites [referring to his team rugby (los all black)]
Australia: Socceroos

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