In 2022, the national soccer team of the Faroe Islands ranked 123rd in the FIFA World Men’s Ranking. This position ranks as the team’s worst score since 2013 and the latest in a downwards trend since the Nordic team reached its peak of 83 in 2016.
Soccer in the Faroe Islands
As of mid-2022, the Faroe Islands had the lowest soccer participation among Nordic teams. At that time, the insular nation’s soccer team had played 246 matches in total, of which only 41 were victories. In the same year, the Faroese footballer with the highest market value was Jóan Símun Edmundsson, estimated at 500 thousand euros.
FIFA World Ranking
The FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) bases its ranking on the results of a given team, taking into account the strength of their opponent. As of December 2022, Brazilian men’s soccer team held the number one spot. The South American country also has won the most FIFA World Cups. In the women’s leaderboard, however, the United States took the top position in 2022.