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Canada men's national soccer team

Men's national soccer team representing Canada / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Nickname(s)Les Rouges (The Reds)
The Maple Leafs
The Canucks
AssociationCanadian Soccer Association
ConfederationCONCACAF (North America)
Sub-confederationNAFU (North America)
Head coachJohn Herdman
CaptainAtiba Hutchinson
Most capsAtiba Hutchinson (97)
Top scorerCyle Larin (25)
Home stadiumVarious
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
FIFA ranking
Current 43 (August 25, 2022)[1]
Highest33 (February 2022)
Lowest122 (August 2014, October 2014)
First international
 Australia 3–2 Canada 
(Brisbane, Australia; June 7, 1924)
Biggest win
 Cayman Islands 0–11 Canada 
(Bradenton, United States; March 29, 2021)
Biggest defeat
 Mexico 8–0 Canada 
(Mexico City, Mexico; July 18, 1993)
World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 1986)
Best resultGroup stage (1986)
Gold Cup
Appearances18 (first in 1977)
Best resultChampions (1985, 2000)
WebsiteOfficial website

The Canada men's national soccer team (CanMNT; French: Équipe du Canada de soccer masculin)[2][3][4] represents Canada in men's international soccer competitions at the senior men's level officially since 1924. They are overseen by the Canadian Soccer Association and compete in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).[5]

Their most significant achievements are winning the 1985 CONCACAF Championship to qualify for the 1986 FIFA World Cup[6] and winning the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup to qualify for the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup.[7] Canada is the only national team to win a Gold Cup aside from regional powerhouses Mexico and the United States.[8] Canada also won a gold medal in the 1904 Summer Olympics.[9][10] Canada will participate in its second World Cup in 2022, and will co-host, along with the United States and Mexico, the 2026 FIFA World Cup.