World national teams on December 31st, 1965

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AFC - The Asian Football Confederation21 teams

Afghanistan
Burma
Cambodia
Ceylon
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Iran
Israel
Japan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Malaysia
New Zealand
Pakistan
Philippines
Republic of China
Singapore
South Korea
South Vietnam
Thailand

CAF - Confédération Africaine de Football27 teams

Algeria
Cameroon
Chad
Congo
Congo-Kinshasa
Dahomey
Egypt
Ethiopia
Ghana
Guinea
Ivory Coast
Kenya
Liberia
Libya
Madagascar
Mali
Mauritius
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
Upper Volta
Zambia

CONCACAF - Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football17 teams

British Guiana
Canada
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dutch Guiana
El Salvador
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico
Netherlands Antilles
Nicaragua
Panama
Puerto Rico
Trinidad and Tobago
United States

CONMEBOL - Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol10 teams

Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Paraguay
Peru
Uruguay
Venezuela

UEFA - Union of European Football Associations33 teams

Albania
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Cyprus
Czechoslovakia
Denmark
East Germany
England
Finland
France
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Northern Ireland
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Scotland
Soviet Union
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Wales
West Germany
Yugoslavia

Other FIFA members16 teams

Australia
Bermuda
Central African Republic
China
Fiji
Iraq
Jordan
Laos
Morocco
North Korea
North Vietnam
Saudi Arabia
Sierra Leone
Somalia
Southern Rhodesia
Syria

Unaffiliated teams36 teams

Aden
Antigua and Barbuda
Aruba
Barbados
British Honduras
Burundi
Cape Verde
Dominica
Faroe Islands
French Guiana
French Somaliland
Gabon
Gambia
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Macau
Malawi
Martinique
Mauritania
Mongolia
Montserrat
New Caledonia
New Hebrides
Northern Cyprus
Oman
Palestine
Papua New Guinea
Portuguese Guinea
Reunion
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Solomon Islands
South Africa
Tahiti
Zanzibar

Defunct national teams1 team

Saar

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