If you're a head coach of a nation that is having trouble scoring goals or posting shutouts, here's a shortlist of teams you may want to put on your schedule in the future for some confidence building. The problem is, if you only manage a close win against this competition, the media will be all over you.
Here are some of the biggest world soccer blowouts since 2000:
Losing nation in Bold
North Korea 21-0
New Caledonia 18-0
South Korea 16-0
Socceroo Archie Thompson made the most of his appearance against American Samoa by knocking in a world record 13 goals. He's scored 8 goals in his other 29 Australian caps.
In September of 2006, Germany had struggled to a 1-0 victory over the Rebublic of Ireland in their previous Euro qualifier, before destroying San Marino 13-0. Lucas Podolski had 4 away goals and Schweinsteiger, Hitzlsperger, and Klose all had 2 goals a piece. Unfortunately for the Germans, 2 games later they only managed a 1-1 draw with Cyprus.