Cameroon at the World Cup
Cameroon first participated in the World Cup in 1982. The country's best performance at the world cup was in 1990, where they staged one of the most famous winning runs from an underdog. They made it through to the quarterfinals beating Argentina, Romania and Colombia along the way.
In 2010, they were Africa's best hope, but they did not advance past the group stage. Cameroon qualified in 2014, and have again in 2022.
- In the 2002 finals, the Cameroon players were not allowed to wear sleeveless shirts. FIFA considered Cameroon's sleeveless shirts to be vests but not shirts which a player is required to wear under the FIFA Laws of the Game. Earlier, Cameroon wore the sleeveless shirts throughout the 2002 African Nations Cup and won the title.
- When Cameroon's Roger Milla played his last match against Russia in 1994 he was 42 years and 39 days old, a record for the oldest player at the World Cup that was surpassed in 2014 by Colombia goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon. Milla is also the oldest player to have scored a goal at the World Cup.
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