The Moldova national football team were formerly a part of the Soviet Union. They played their first match as an independent nation in 1991 against Georgia. They lost the match 4-2. The team is yet to qualify for a world cup or European championship. They have entered all world cup qualifiers since 1998.
The Moldova national football team have never really come close to qualifying for a world cup. In the 2014 campaign the side finished second bottom, only above minnows San Marino. The only real positive to come out of the campaign was a surprise 5-2 win away to Montenegro.