The Poland national football team have had some success in both the world cup and Olympic football competitions. Since 1938 they have made it to seven world cup finals, and won gold at the Olympics in 1972.
The Polish football association was formed in 1919. The first international match came in 1921 against Hungary. Played in Budapest they lost 1-0. The team’s biggest win came as recently as 2008. They beat San Marino 10-0. Their biggest defeat came in the aftermath of the second world war. Poland lost 8-0 to Denmark in 1948.