Croatia
Country overview

This page shows positions in rankings and best historical results of Croatia. Croatian association (official name "Croatian Football Federation", FIFA code "CRO") was established in 1912. But as one of the Yugoslavian republics, Croatia had to wait for independence to became member of FIFA (1992) and UEFA (1993).

UEFA Country Ranking chart

UEFA Country Ranking is based on the results of each association's clubs in the five previous UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League seasons. The rankings determine the number of places allocated to an association (country) in forthcoming UEFA club competition.

National Ranking UEFA chart

National Ranking UEFA is based on the results of each association's national team in previous FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro qualifications and final tournaments. The rankings determine seeding of national teams in UEFA Euro and UEFA Nations League draws.

Best historical results

Best UEFA Champions League / European Cup results:
-- Since 1999/2000:  Group Stage - GNK Dinamo Zagreb (00, 12, 13, 16, 17)
-- 1992/1993 - 1998/1999:
  Quarter-final - HNK Hajduk Split (95)
-- 1955/1956 - 1991/1992:  -

Best UEFA Europa League / UEFA Cup results:
-- Since 2004/2005:
  Group Stage - GNK Dinamo Zagreb (05, 08, 09, 10, 11, 14, 15), HNK Hajduk Split (11), HNK Rijeka (14, 15, 18)
-- 1999/2000 - 2003/2004:
  Last 32 - NK Osijek (01)
-- 1971/1972 - 1998/1999:  Last 16 - GNK Dinamo Zagreb (98)

Best FIFA World Cup results:
-- Since 1998: 
3rd place (1998)
-- 1930 - 1994:  -

Best UEFA Euro results:
-- Since 1996:
  Quarter-final (1996, 2008)
-- 1960 - 1992:  -