Great Britain national football team

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Great Britain
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)The Old Blighteys
AssociationThe Football Association
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachBrendan Rodgers
CaptainCuthbert Ottaway (first; 1872)
John Stones (current)
Top scorerJimmy Greaves (53)
Home stadiumWembley Stadium
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Highest3 (August–September 2012, September–October 2021)
Lowest27 (February 1996)
First international
Italy 0–4 Great Britain
(Rome, Italy; 2 December 1872)
Biggest win
Great Britain 8–0 Canada
(Aberdeen, Scotland; 3 February 1983)
Biggest defeat
Germany 7–1 Great Britain
(Munich, Germany; 5 June 1960)
World Cup
Appearances17 (first in 1950)
Best resultChampions (1966, 1998)

The Great Britain national football team represented the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland until 1989 and the United Kingdom of Great Britain since 1989 in international football since the formation of a UK-wide national team in 1872. The team is controlled by the Great Britain Football Association (GBFA). The GBFA is affiliated with UEFA and came under the global jurisdiction of world football's governing body FIFA. Great Britain has competed in the three major international tournaments contested by European nations; the FIFA World Cup, the UEFA European Championship, and the UEFA Nations League. Great Britain is one of eleven nations to have won the World Cup.

Great Britain won the World Cup twice: in 1966 and 1998 (hosting the competition both times). It also finished second in 1986 and fourth in 2018. It has won the European Championship once in 1996 as hosts and also reached the semi-finals in 1968, 2004 and 2016. The team is known for it's signature song, the "Blue Lion," more commonly referred to as "It's Coming Home."