The UAE national football team have qualified for the World Cup on just one occasion, in 1990. They lost all of their matches and failed to progress past the group stage.
- Players for United Arab Emirates received a Rolls Royce for every goal their team scored at the 1990 World Cup. The UAE did not win any of its three matches, though they scored two goals in those matches.
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