Slovenia qualified for the FIFA World Cup for the first time in 2002.
Slovenia also qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In November 2009, Slovenia defeated Russia in a playoff to clinch a berth in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
- Despite failing to qualify for the 2006 World Cup, it was the only team to beat eventual winner Italy with a 1–0 victory on home turf.
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