The Serbia national football team the direct descendant of the SFR Yugoslavia national football team. The team is nicknamed the White Eagles, as first time that the team will be participating in the World Cup as ‘Serbia’, as previously they were part of, and participated as, the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1930-38), SFR
Yugoslavia (1950-1990), FR Yugoslavia (1994-2002) and Serbia & Montenegro (2006). Serbia have been drawn in Group D of the 2010 World Cup in which the White Eagles will have to face Germany, Ghana and Australia. Serbia played their first match against Ghana and lost 1-0. They defeated Germany in a match on 18 June 2010 with the final score being 1–0. They faced Australia in their last group match, and were defeated 2–1 resulting in the team failing to qualify from the group stage and finishing bottom of Group D.
The Serbia home shirt is a brand new design from Nike for the 2010-12 seasons including the 2010 Fifa World Cup. It is made out in their famous red colour with a large white cross on the front and is a short sleeved design with a rounded v-neck. A white horizontal stripe runs across the chest over which the red Nike Swoosh is placed, and a vertical stripe runs down the left side of the shirt. At the intersection of both stripes, there is the emblem of the Football Association of Serbia.
Matches in which SERBIA wore with the red home kits with the blue shorts and the red sock. Beat GERMANY 1-0 at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth
( First round, Group D, 18 June 2010 )
Matches in which SERBIA wore with the red home kits with the blue shorts and the white away sock.
Lost AUSTRALIA 2-1 at Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit ( First round, Group D, 23 June 2010 ).
Matches in which SERBIA wore with the home kits with the all red shorts and sock. Lost GHANA 0-1 at Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria ( First round, Group D, 13 June 2010 )