Japan

Federation:               Japan Football Association
Year founded:             1921
Confederation:            FIFA 1929-, AFC 1954-
Team colours:             Blue shirt, white shorts

Overall standing:         31. World, 2. Asia
World cups participated:  6 (1998,2002,2006,2010,2014,2018)
Medals achieved:          -

Matches played:           21        (5 wins,5 draw,11 lost)
Goals for:                20        (34. World, 2. Asia)
Goals against:            29        (34. World, 4. Asia)
Cautions (R/YY/Y/Total):  0,0,36,36 (59. World, 6. Asia)

Best goalscorers:         4 Keisuke Honda (2010-18),
                          2 Junichi Inamoto (2002-10), 2 Takashi Inui (2018),
                          2 Shinji Okazaki (2010-18).

Best result:              3-1 vs. Denmark in 2010
Worst result:             1-4 vs. Brazil in 2006