Ever since the national team qualified for EURO 2000 and the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan?, football has been the number one sport in Slovenia
, but basketball and skiing (formerly Slovenia
's number one sport) are also very popular. Qualification for these two finals still ranks as the greatest footballing success in the history of a relatively young nation. Branko Oblak, Danilo Popivoda and Srecko Katanec were all regular features in the national team of the former Yugoslavia and played for various top European teams. All three are currently coaches in Slovenia
, but Katanec led the national team to EURO 2000 and the 2002 FIFA World Cup?. Zlatko Zahovic is the top Slovenian player at the moment. He currently plays for Benfica (Portugal), and has also represented FC Porto (Portugal), Olympiakos (Greece) and Valencia (Spain).