2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil - Ecuador Soccer Team
They are one of three countries in South America to not win the Copa America. Ecuador has qualified for three FIFA World Cups in 2002, 2006 and 2014. Their best performance came in 2006 when they advanced to the Round of 16. They managed to turn it around in the 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign where they finished in the top 4, enough to record a third World Cup appearance. On Friday, December 6, 2013 they were drawn into a balanced group compromising of top seeds, Switzerland, former champions France, and minnows Honduras.
|Nickname(s)||La Tri (Tri-color)|
|Head coach||Reinaldo Rueda|
|Highest FIFA ranking||11 (27 March 2013)|
|FIFA World Cup record||Round of 16 : 2006|
|Copa America record||Quarterfinals: 1997|
|Pan American Games record||Champion: 2007|