The Scotland national football team dates back to 1872, making it the joint oldest in the world with England. The Scottish Football Association sits on the International Football Association Board which is responsible for defining the laws of the game. It is a founder member of UEFA and joined FIFA in 1910.
The team has enjoyed some success in world cups and European championships. They have featured at a world cup eight times, and a Euros twice, although they have never progressed past the first round of either.
The side’s biggest win was against Ireland in 1901. 11-0 in Glasgow. Their biggest defeat came along in 1954. A 7-0 loss to Uruguay.