After the Second World War, followed by the Indonesian Revolution, a highlight of the football history of independent Indonesian team occurred at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. The team also entered qualification for the 1974 FIFA World Cup, beating Thailand 1-0 to qualify the classification matches before losing their group opening matches by 0-4 to Japan and 0-1 to Hong Kong. Because both of them were members of FIFA (South from 1954 and North from 1964), 2022 usa soccer jersey the later unified Vietnam team is classified as the successor of them both by FIFA.