The Wales national football team are actually the third oldest national football team in the world. Despite this the side has only qualified for one world cup. This was the 1958 tournament held in Sweden. The side played their first ever international match in 1876. The side played against Scotland in Glasgow.
The team first joined FIFA in 1906, but due to disagreements between the organisation and British sides, Wales withdrew in 1928. Due to this the side missed the first three world cups in 1930, 1934 and 1938. The Wales national football team rejoined FIFA in 1946 and took part in 1950 world cup qualifying. The team have attempt to qualify for every world cup since.
The team’s biggest win dates back to 1888 when they defeated a united Ireland 11-0. The Wales national football team’s biggest loss happened 10 years previous to this. A 9-0 defeat to Scotland, again played in Glasgow.