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Germany




Federation founded: 1900
FIFA member since: 1904
Confederation: UEFA
Colours: White and black
Nicknames: Die Nationalmannschaft, Die Nationalelf, Die Adler (The Eagles)
World Cups qualified for: 18 (of 20)
Best results: Champions 1954, 1974, 1990, 2014

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 106 W 66 D 20 L 20 GF 224 GA 121 Pts 218
Germany are 2nd on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1930 Did not enter
1934 Semifinal 3 Squad Qualifiers
1938 First round 10 Squad Qualifiers
1950 Did not enter
1954 Champions 1 Squad Qualifiers
1958 Semifinal 4 Squad
1962 Quarterfinal 7 Squad Qualifiers
1966 Runners-up 2 Squad Qualifiers
1970 Semifinal 3 Squad Qualifiers
1974 Champions 1 Squad Hosts
1978 Second phase 6 Squad
1982 Runners-up 2 Squad Qualifiers
1986 Runners-up 2 Squad Qualifiers
1990 Champions 1 Squad Qualifiers
1994 Quarterfinal 5 Squad
1998 Quarterfinal 7 Squad Qualifiers
2002 Runners-up 2 Squad Qualifiers
2006 Semifinal 3 Squad Hosts
2010 Semifinal 3 Squad Qualifiers
2014 Champions 1 Squad Qualifiers

TEAM RECORDS
Champions 1954, 1974, 1990, 2014
Finalists 1966, 1982, 1986, 2002
Semifinalists 1934, 1958, 1970, 2006, 2010
Quarterfinalists 1962, 1978, 1994, 1998
Biggest win 8-0 vs Saudi Arabia 2002
Biggest loss 3-8 vs Hungary 1954
Most wins in a row 5
Most losses in a row 2
Longest unbeaten run 11
Longest run without win 5
Longest run qualifying 16 (1954 - )
Longest run not qualifying 1
Penalty shoot-outs 4 wins, 0 loss
GER vs Europe W33 - D13 - L17
GER vs South America W15 - D4 - L2
GER vs Asia W6 - D0 - L0
GER vs Africa W5 - D2 - L1
GER vs N/C America W6 - D1 - L0
GER vs Oceania W1 - D0 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Lothar Matthäus 25 1982-98
Miroslav Klose 24 2002-14
Uwe Seeler 21 1958-70
Philipp Lahm 20 2006-14
Bastian Schweinsteiger 20 2006-14
Per Mertesacker 19 2006-14
Wolfgang Overath 19 1966-74
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge 19 1978-86
Berti Vogts 19 1970-78
Franz Beckenbauer 18 1966-74
Thomas Berthold 18 1986-94
Pierre Littbarski 18 1982-90
Sepp Maier 18 1970-78

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Miroslav Klose 16 2002-14
Gerd Müller 14 1970-74
Jürgen Klinsmann 11 1990-98
Thomas Müller 10 2010-14
Helmut Rahn 10 1954-58
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge 9 1978-86
Uwe Seeler 9 1958-70
Rudi Völler 8 1986-94
Hans Schäfer 7 1954-62
Helmut Haller 6 1962-70
Lothar Matthäus 6 1982-98
Max Morlock 6 1954
Franz Beckenbauer 5 1966-74
Lukas Podolski 5 2006-14


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1934 1R Belgium W 5-2 QF Sweden W 2-1 SF Czechoslovakia L 1-3 3/4 Austria W 3-2 1938 1R Switzerland [aet] D 1-1 Switzerland [replay] L 2-4 1954 1R Turkey W 4-1 1R Hungary L 3-8 P/O Turkey W 7-2 QF Yugoslavia W 2-0 SF Austria W 6-1 F Hungary W 3-2 1958 1R Argentina W 3-1 1R Czechoslovakia D 2-2 1R Northern Ireland D 2-2 QF Yugoslavia W 1-0 SF Sweden L 1-3 F France L 3-6 1962 1R Italy D 0-0 1R Switzerland W 2-1 1R Chile W 2-0 QF Yugoslavia L 0-1 1966 1R Switzerland W 5-0 1R Argentina D 0-0 1R Spain W 2-1 QF Uruguay W 4-0 SF Soviet Union W 2-1 F England [aet] L 2-4 1970 1R Morocco W 2-1 1R Bulgaria W 5-2 1R Peru W 3-1 QF England [aet] W 3-2 SF Italy [aet] L 3-4 3/4 Uruguay W 1-0 1974 1R Chile W 1-0 1R Australia W 3-0 1R East Germany L 0-1 2Ph Yugoslavia W 2-0 2Ph Sweden W 4-2 2Ph Poland W 1-0 F Netherlands W 2-1 1978 1R Poland D 0-0 1R Mexico W 6-0 1R Tunisia D 0-0 2Ph Italy D 0-0 2Ph Netherlands D 2-2 2Ph Austria L 2-3 1982 1R Algeria L 1-2 1R Chile W 4-1 1R Austria W 1-0 2Ph England D 0-0 2Ph Spain W 2-1 SF France [5-4 ap] D 3-3 F Italy L 1-3 1986 1R Uruguay D 1-1 1R Scotland W 2-1 1R Denmark L 0-2 2R Morocco W 1-0 QF Mexico [4-1 ap] D 0-0 SF France W 2-0 F Argentina L 2-3 1990 1R Yugoslavia W 4-1 1R United Arab Emirates W 5-1 1R Colombia D 1-1 2R Netherlands W 2-1 QF Czechoslovakia W 1-0 SF England [4-3 ap] D 1-1 F Argentina W 1-0 1994 1R Bolivia W 1-0 1R Spain D 1-1 1R South Korea W 3-2 2R Belgium W 3-2 QF Bulgaria L 1-2 1998 1R United States W 2-0 1R Yugoslavia D 2-2 1R Iran W 2-0 2R Mexico W 2-1 QF Croatia L 0-3 2002 1R Saudi Arabia W 8-0 1R Rep. of Ireland D 1-1 1R Cameroon W 2-0 2R Paraguay W 1-0 QF United States W 1-0 SF South Korea W 1-0 F Brazil L 0-2 2006 1R Costa Rica W 4-2 1R Poland W 1-0 1R Ecuador W 3-0 2R Sweden W 2-0 QF Argentina [4-2 ap] D 1-1 SF Italy [aet] L 0-2 3/4 Portugal W 3-1 2010 1R Australia W 4-0 1R Serbia L 0-1 1R Ghana W 1-0 2R England W 4-1 QF Argentina W 4-0 SF Spain L 0-1 3/4 Uruguay W 3-2 2014 1R Portugal W 4-0 1R Ghana D 2-2 1R United States W 1-0 2R Algeria [aet] W 2-1 QF France W 1-0 SF Brazil W 7-1 F Argentina [aet] W 1-0

 

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