The Austrian national football team qualified last week with a 2:1-victory against Northern Macedonia for EURO 2020. This is the third time that Austria is qualified for the biggest European football tournament (2020, 2016 and 2008, where we were qualified as host country). At World Cups Austria was more successful and was qualified 8 times in Football history for the biggest global Football event. How good or bad are 11 successful qualications to World Cups and EUROs compared to all European National teams? We did a bit of desk research:
Among 55 European national teams Austria ranks in the first third of the table and achieves the strong rank 18. Nr. 1 is not surprisingly Germany with 32 successful qualifications. Germany is also the most successful European team with 7 victories at WCs and EUROs (4x World Champion, 3x European Champion). After Germany the other big European football nations Italy, Spain, England and France.