Country data

This page contains data on the records of nations who have taken penalty shoot-outs in international tournaments. The tournaments in this dataset are the premier global competition, the World Cup, the four major continental competitions, the European Championship (known as the European Nations Cup until 1976), the African Cup of Nations, the Copa América, and the Asian Nations Cup, and the following minor tournaments: African Games, Afro–Asian Cup of Nations, Asian Games, Confederation of Southern African Football Associations Cup (COSAFA), Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup (CECAFA; also known as Al Amoudi Senior Challenge Cup), Confederación Centroamericana y del Caribe de Fútbol (CCCF and CONCACAF) tournaments, FIFA/Confederations Cup, Gold Cup, Intercontinental Championship, Olympic Games, Panamerican Games, South Asian Gold Cup, South Asian Football Federation Cup, South East Asian Games, Tiger Cup, West Asian Games, and the West Asian Championship.

Sadly, we have some gaps in our data. Italics have been used in the following table to indicate incomplete data sets. If you can help us find any of the missing data, please don't hesitate to contact us. 

Major nations records

We have defined 'major nations' as nations that have played in a World Cup final. We have excluded Czechoslovakia, who have only competed in two penalty shootouts both of which they won, and Hungary, who have not appeared in a penalty shootout.

 NATION

 PENALTY SHOOTOUT WIN/LOSS RECORD

 Argentina

73%

 Germany (inc West Germany)

71%

 Brazil

64%

 France

50%

 Sweden

50%

 Uruguay

50%

 Italy

33%

 Netherlands

20%

 England

17%


Full records

Nation 

 No. of Shoot-outs

Attempts 

Scored 

Missed 

Scored/ Missed %

Wins 

Loses 

Win/Loss %

Algeria

 4 (3)

 21

 15

 6

 71

1

 3

 25

Angola

4

19

19

0

100

4

0

100

Argentina

11

50

40

10

80

8

3

73

Australia

1

5

4

1

80

1

0

100

Bahrain

1

5

4

1

80

1

0

100

Bangladesh

4

-

-

-

-

2

50

Belgium

1

5

100 

100

Bhutan

1

-

-

0

Botswana

6 (5)

32

25 

78

50 

Brazil

11 (10)

47

39

83

7

64 

Bulgaria

1

3

75 

100 

Burkina Faso

13

69 

50

Cameroon

8 (6)

37

28 

76 

50

Canada

3

15 

10 

67

33

Chile

1

3

75 

0

China

4 (2) 

50 

50

Colombia

5 (4) 

20 

17 

85

60

Czechoslovakia

2

14

14

0

 100

2

100

Czech Republic

 1

100 

100 

Denmark

20 

17 

85 

50 

DR Congo

100 

100 

Ecuador

3

50

Egypt

7 (6) 

34 

26 

76 

57 

Eire

10 

70 

50 

England

31 

21 

10 

68 

17 

Ethiopia

80 

France

31 

26 

84 

50 

Gabon

25 

Germany (inc West Germany)

33 

28 

85 

71 

Ghana

24 

19 

79

33 

Honduras

3 (2)

13 

62 

67 

India

3

67 

Indonesia

9 (4) 

17 

13 

76 

78 

Iran

11 (8) 

36 

26 

10 

72 

46 

Iraq

3 (2)

11 

10

91 

33 

Italy

33 

24 

72 

33 

Ivory Coast

7 (6) 

41 

34 

83 

57 

Japan

16 

11 

69 

33 

Jordan

2 (1) 

43 

Kenya

8 (1) 

60 

63 

Khmer Republic

60 

1

Kuwait

5 (2) 

10 

70 

60 

Lesotho

28 

22 

79 

50 

Libya

75 

Madagascar

2 (1) 

33 

Malawi

8 (5) 

21 

13 

62 

25 

Malaysia

 -

25 

Maldives

1

-

-

100

Martinique

71 

0

Mauritius

67 

Mexico

11 (9) 

39 

25 

14 

64 

36 

Morocco

80 

100 

Mozambique

21 

17 

81 

50 

Myanmar

50 

Namibia

5 (4) 

16 

14 

88 

60 

Nepal

67

Netherlands

24 

16 

67 

20 

Nigeria

44 

34 

10 

77 

66 

North Korea

 -

 -

33 

Pakistan

2

50 

Panama

67 

50 

Paraguay

14 

12 

86 

33 

Peru

50 

Portugal

12 

75 

100 

Qatar

Romania

11 

73 

Rwanda

(1) 

80 

50 

Saudi Arabia

6 (3) 

15 

13 

87 

83 

Senegal

40 

Seychelles

80 

100 

Singapore

6 (1) 

50 

33 

Somalia

South Africa

38 

30 

79 

43 

South Korea

8 (6) 

29 

20 

69 

75 

South Vietnam

0

Spain

27 

20 

74 

33 

Sri Lanka

50 

Sudan

100 

Swaziland

12 

67 

33 

Sweden

12 

75 

50 

Switzerland

Syria

3 (2) 

86 

67 

Tanzania

100 

Thailand

11 (5) 

24 

18 

75 

55 

Tunisia

28 

19 

68 

25 

Uganda

10 (3) 

17 

11 

65 

40 

Ukraine

100 

100 

United Arab Emirates

4 (1) 

50 

25 

Uruguay

8

37

31 

84 

50

USA

30 

21 

70 

83 

Uzbekistan

60 

Yugoslavia

40 

Zambia

11 (9) 

45 

31 

14 

69 

45 

Zanzibar

(1) 

100 

100 

Zimbabwe

3 (2)

10 

70