2006 FIFA World Cup

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2006 FIFA World Cup
Tournament details
Host country  Germany
Dates June 9 – July 9
Teams 32 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 12 (in 12 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Italy Italy (4th title)
Runner-up France France
Third place Germany Germany
Fourth place Portugal Portugal
Tournament statistics
Matches played 64
Goals scored 145 (2.27 per match)
Top scorer(s) Germany Miroslav Klose
(5 goals)
2002
2010
Map of competing countries and final standings

The 2006 FIFA World Cup was a football (soccer) sporting event that was held in Germany from June 9 to July 9, 2006. 32 teams took part from many countries. Italy won the trophy after beating France in the final on penalties.[1] Germany got third place at home.

Participants[change | edit source]

Africa[change | edit source]

Asia[change | edit source]

Europe[change | edit source]

North and Central America[change | edit source]

South America[change | edit source]

Results[change | edit source]

Round 1[change | edit source]

Group A[change | edit source]

Pos Team GER CRC POL ECU P W D L GF GA GD Pts Note
1  GER 4–2 1–0 3–0 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 9 Advances to Round 2
2  ECU 0–3 3–0 2–0 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6 Advances to Round 2
3  POL 0–1 2–1 0–3 3 1 0 2 2 4 –2 3 Eliminated
4  CRC 2–4 1–2 0–3 3 0 0 3 3 9 –6 0 Eliminated

Schedule

Date Time Venue Results Attendance
Friday, 9 June 18:00 FIFA World Cup Stadium, Munich Germany 4–2 Costa Rica 66,000
Friday, 9 June 21:00 FIFA World Cup Stadium, Gelsenkirchen Poland 0–2 Ecuador 52,000
Wednesday, 14 June 21:00 FIFA World Cup Stadium, Dortmund Germany 1–0 Poland 65,000
Thursday, 15 June 15:00 FIFA World Cup Stadium, Hamburg Ecuador 3–0 Costa Rica 50,000
Tuesday, 20 June 16:00 Olympiastadion Ecuador 0–3 Germany 72,000
Tuesday, 20 June 16:00 FIFA World Cup Stadium, Hanover Costa Rica 1–2 Poland 43,000

Group B[change | edit source]

Pos Team ENG SWE PAR TRI P W D L GF GA GD Pts Note
1  ENG 2–2 1–0 2–0 3 2 1 0 5 2 8 7 Advances to Round 2
2  SWE 2–2 1–0 0–0 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5 Advances to Round 2
3  PAR 0–1 0–1 2–0 3 1 0 2 2 2 +0 3 Eliminated
4  TRI 0–2 0–0 0–2 3 0 1 2 0 4 -4 1 Eliminated

Group C[change | edit source]

Pos Team ARG NED CIV SCG P W D L GF GA GD Pts Note
1  ARG 0–0 2–1 6–0 3 2 1 0 8 1 +7 7 Advances to Round 2
2  NED 0–0 2–1 1–0 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7 Advances to Round 2
3  CIV 1–2 1–2 3–2 3 1 0 2 5 6 -1 3 Eliminated
4  SCG 0–6 0–1 2–3 3 0 0 3 2 10 -8 0 Eliminated

Group D[change | edit source]

Pos Team POR MEX ANG IRN P W D L GF GA GD Pts Note
1  POR 2–1 1–0 2–0 3 3 0 0 5 1 +4 9 Advances to Round 2
2  MEX 1–2 0–0 3–1 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4 Advances to Round 2
3  ANG 0–1 0–0 1–1 3 0 2 1 1 2 -1 2 Eliminated
4  IRN 0–2 1–3 1–1 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4 1 Eliminated

Group E[change | edit source]

Pos Team ITA GHA CZE USA P W D L GF GA GD Pts Note
1  ITA 2–0 2–0 1–1 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7 Advances to Round 2
2  GHA 0–2 2–0 2–1 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6 Advances to Round 2
3  CZE 0–2 0–2 3–0 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1 3 Eliminated
4  USA 1–1 1–2 0–3 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4 1 Eliminated

Group F[change | edit source]

Pos Team BRA AUS CRO JPN P W D L GF GA GD Pts Note
1  BRA 2–0 1–0 4–1 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9 Advances to Round 2
2  AUS 0–2 2–2 3–1 3 1 1 1 5 5 +0 4 Advances to Round 2
3  CRO 0–1 2–2 0–0 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 2 Eliminated
4  JPN 1–4 1–3 0–0 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1 Eliminated

Group G[change | edit source]

Pos Team SUI FRA KOR TOG P W D L GF GA GD Pts Note
1  SUI 0–0 2–0 2–0 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 7 Advances to Round 2
2  FRA 0–0 1–1 2–0 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5 Advances to Round 2
3  KOR 0–2 1–1 2–1 3 1 1 1 3 4 -1 4 Eliminated
4  TOG 0–2 0–2 1–2 3 0 0 3 1 6 +5 0 Eliminated

Group H[change | edit source]

Pos Team ESP UKR TUN KSA P W D L GF GA GD Pts Note
1  ESP 4–0 3–1 1–0 3 3 0 0 8 1 +7 9 Advances to Round 2
2  UKR 0–4 1–0 4–0 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 6 Advances to Round 2
3  TUN 1–3 0–1 2–2 3 0 1 2 3 6 -3 1 Eliminated
4  KSA 0–1 0–4 2–2 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1 Eliminated

Round 2[change | edit source]

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
           
  Germany  2
  Sweden  0  
  Germany (penalty shootout)  1 (4)
    Argentina  1 (2)  
  Argentina (extra time)  2
  Mexico  1  
  Germany  0
    Italy (extra time)  2  
  Italy  1
  Australia  0  
  Italy  3
    Ukraine  0  
  Switzerland  0 (0)
  Ukraine (penalty shootout)  0 (3)  
  Italy (penalty shootout)  1 (5)
    France  1 (3)
  England  1
  Ecuador  0  
  England  0 (1)
    Portugal (penalty shootout)  0 (3)  
  Portugal  1
  Netherlands  0  
  Portugal  0
    France  1   Third place
  Brazil  3
  Ghana  0  
  Brazil  0   Germany  3
    France  1     Portugal  1
  Spain  1
  France  3  

Matches won by penalty shootouts have the penalty shootout goals shown in brackets "()".

Final[change | edit source]

 Italy won the 2006 FIFA World Cup and became World Champions. This win was their 4th title!

References[change | edit source]