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Germany


Federation founded: 1900
FIFA member since: 1904

 
WORLD CUP HISTORY
1930 - Did not participate
1934 - 3rd place
1938 - First round exit
1950 - Did not participate
1954 - CHAMPIONS
1958 - 4th place
1962 - Quarterfinal exit
1966 - Beaten finalist
1970 - 3rd place
1974 - CHAMPIONS
1978 - Second phase exit
1982 - Beaten finalist
1986 - Beaten finalist
1990 - CHAMPIONS
1994 - Quarterfinal exit
1998 - Quarterfinal exit
2002 - Beaten finalist
2006 - 3rd place

 
STATISTICS
Played
92
Won
55
Drawn
19
Lost
18
Goals for
190
Goals against
112
Points
184
Germany are second on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
8-0 vs Saudi Arabia in 2002.
Biggest defeat:
3-8 vs Hungary in 1954.
Overall topscorer:
Gerd Müller, 14 goals.
Most appearances:
Lothar Matthäus, 25 matches.
Hosted the World Cup:
1974 and 2006

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
Franz Beckenbauer
Gerd Müller
Sepp Maier
Wolfgang Overath
Paul Breitner
Berti Vogts
Fritz Walter
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
Andreas Brehme
Rudi Völler
Uwe Seeler
Lothar Matthäus
Jürgen Klinsmann

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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


 

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