Here is an alphabetical list of the 32 countries who have qualified for the 2014 World Cup, and their common nicknames.
Some countries are known by more than one nickname, I have tried to find the most commonly used name. See also the larger list of national football team nicknames for all known team nicknames and more discussion about each one.
|the Desert Foxes
|Les Fennecs in French
|the White and Sky Blues
|la Albiceleste in Spanish
|a hybrid word from Soccer and Kangaroo (a native animal to Australia)
|The Red Devils
|les Diables Rouges / Rode Duivels in French / Flemish
|Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Zmajevi's in Bosnian
|Canarinho in Portuguese
|Lions indomitables in French
|La Roja in Spanish
|the Coffee Makers
|Los Cafeteros in Spanish
|Spanish slang for natives of Costa Rica.
|la Tri or la Tricolor in Spanish
|the Three Lions
|les Bleus in French
|Die Mannschaft in German
|the Black Stars
|The Pirate Ship
|To Peiratiko in Greek
|Catracho is Spanish slang for a citizen of Honduras, therefore meaning 'the Hondurans'.
|meaning the National Team (in Persian).
|meaning "light blues" or "azure".
|'Les Elephants' in French
|el Tri / el Tricolor / Tricolores
|'Oranje' in Dutch
|the Super Eagles
|National Team of the Shields
|'Selecção das Quinas' in Portuguese. The word "Quinas" is a 5 sided Polyhedron, representing the "Forts" (Castles) Conquered from the Moors, in the "Foundation" of Portugal in 1143.
|'Sbornaya' in Russian
|The Red Fury
|'La Furia Roja' in Spanish
|'Schweizer Nati', or just Nati in Swiss
|The Stars and Stripes
|Charrúas is the name of the indigenous people from Uruguay
- Large list of national football team nicknames.
- Poll of your favorite National Team nickname from the World Cup 2010.
- FIFA World Cup Home