Ukraine first appeared in the World Cup, in 2006, they were in the Group H together with Spain, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. After losing 0–4 in the first match against Spain, Oleg Blokhin's men beat their other two opponents to reach the knock-out stage.
In the round of 16, Ukraine played against the winner of the Group G Switzerland, who they beat on penalties. In the quarter-finals, they were beaten 0–3 by eventual champions Italy.
Ukraine National team kits font style by Lotto as worn during the FIFA World Cup 2006.