Saudi Arabia National Team represents Saudi Arabia in the international football competitions and is controlled by Saudi Arabian Football Federation. The team is also known as Al-Suqour (The Falcons), and Al-Akhdhar (The Green).
Saudi Arabia is one of the strongest nations in the Asian football having played the five editions of the last seven FIFA World Cup tournaments. They defeated Belgium and Morocco in their first world cup in 1994 and passed the group stage but failed on the next three occasions. They have won Asian Cup three times so far and the same number of runner-up positions.
Saudi Arabia was qualified for the World Cup 2018 being the runner-up of the AFC Group B qualification standing behind Japan. The team currently ranks 54th in FIFA world ranking and their best ever ranking is 27 in November 1998. Their worst ever ranking was on two occasions in 1970 and 1972. The team is currently managed by Edgardo Bauza under the captaincy of Osama Hawsawi. Majed Abdullah is the top scoring player with 71 goals so far and Mohamed Al-Deayea is the highest capped player with 178 appearances.
List of players with most possible chance to be included in the final squad of the World Cup 2018.
Yasser Al Mosailem
Saeed Al Mowalad
Shaye Ali Sharahili