Slovenia national football team

Slovenian players celebrating Nejc Pečnik's goal against Russia in the 2010 World Cup playoffs.
Slovenia vs. United States at the 2010 World Cup
Stožice Stadium, the main venue of the national team since the 2010s.
Boštjan Cesar is Slovenia's all-time most capped player.

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Slovenian players celebrating Nejc Pečnik's goal against Russia in the 2010 World Cup playoffs.

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The attacking player (No. 10) attempts to kick the ball beyond the opposing team's goalkeeper, between the goalposts, and beneath the crossbar (not shown) to score a goal.

Bojan Prašnikar

Slovenian football manager and former player.

Slovenian football manager and former player.

The attacking player (No. 10) attempts to kick the ball beyond the opposing team's goalkeeper, between the goalposts, and beneath the crossbar (not shown) to score a goal.

Prašnikar managed the Slovenian national team three times, between 1991 and 1993, in 1998, and between 2002 and 2004.

Panoramic view of Stožice Stadium in 2021

Stožice Stadium

Multi-purpose stadium located in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Multi-purpose stadium located in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Panoramic view of Stožice Stadium in 2021

The stadium is the home ground of the football club Olimpija Ljubljana and is the main venue of the Slovenia national football team.

2022 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group H

One of the ten UEFA groups in the World Cup qualification tournament to decide which teams would qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals tournament in Qatar.

One of the ten UEFA groups in the World Cup qualification tournament to decide which teams would qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals tournament in Qatar.

Group H consisted of six teams: Croatia, Cyprus, Malta, Russia, Slovakia and Slovenia.

UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying Group G

One of the ten groups to decide which teams would qualify for the UEFA Euro 2020 finals tournament.

One of the ten groups to decide which teams would qualify for the UEFA Euro 2020 finals tournament.

Group G consisted of six teams: Austria, Israel, Latvia, North Macedonia, Poland and Slovenia, where they played against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format.

Etxeberria in 2009

Joseba Etxeberria

Spanish retired footballer who played mostly as a winger, currently the manager of CD Mirandés.

Spanish retired footballer who played mostly as a winger, currently the manager of CD Mirandés.

Etxeberria in 2009

On 18 June, in the second tournament, he scored the 2–1 winner in the group stage match to defeat Slovenia.

Raúl in 2012

Raúl (footballer)

Spanish football manager and former player who played as a forward.

Spanish football manager and former player who played as a forward.

Raúl in 2012
Raúl in 1995
Raúl wore the #7 shirt for Real Madrid between 1996 and 2010.
Raúl in his last match with Real Madrid against Real Zaragoza
Raúl in a training session with Schalke 04 in August 2011
Raúl with Schalke in 2011
Raúl playing for Al Sadd in 2012
Raúl walks onto the pitch as a member of the New York Cosmos for a home game in 2015
Raúl executing a bicycle kick for Real Madrid in 2009
Raúl in 2019
Raúl in his last season with Real Madrid

He scored the first goal in their 2–1 win over Slovenia at the Amsterdam Arena.

Bradley in 2019

Michael Bradley (soccer)

American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder and captains Toronto FC in Major League Soccer and formerly captained the United States national team.

American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder and captains Toronto FC in Major League Soccer and formerly captained the United States national team.

Bradley in 2019
Bradley with Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2008
Bradley defending for Roma against Thierry Henry of MLS All-Stars in 2013.
Bradley playing for Toronto in 2015
Bradley (left) and Austria's Martin Hinteregger in November 2013

In the group stage, he scored the equalizer in a comeback 2–2 draw against Slovenia.

Ačimovič playing for Austria Wien in 2009

Milenko Ačimovič

Slovenian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.

Slovenian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.

Ačimovič playing for Austria Wien in 2009

He debuted for the Slovenia national team on 22 April 1998 in Murska Sobota against the Czech Republic.

Defoe in 2009

Jermain Defoe

English former professional footballer who played as a striker.

English former professional footballer who played as a striker.

Defoe in 2009
Defoe playing for Tottenham Hotspur in 2011
Defoe (left) playing for Toronto in 2014
Defoe warming up for Sunderland in 2015
Defoe playing for AFC Bournemouth in 2017
Defoe training with England in 2009
Defoe (right) playing for England at UEFA Euro 2012

On 23 June 2010, he scored the only goal in England's third group stage match against Slovenia in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Ljudski vrt in 2012

Ljudski vrt

Football stadium in Maribor, Slovenia, which has a seating capacity of 11,671.

Football stadium in Maribor, Slovenia, which has a seating capacity of 11,671.

Ljudski vrt in 2012
Football match in the area of ​​Ljudski vrt in the 1920s
The construction of the main grandstand in 1961.
East Stand of the stadium in 2015
Marcos Tavares Stand (formerly West Stand) after renovation in 2021
Zorba performance at the stadium in 2008

In addition to being the home of Maribor, the stadium is also occasionally used by the Slovenian men's national football team.