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2006 FIFA World Cup

18th FIFA World Cup, held in Germany in 2006

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.[1] Germany got third place at home.

2006 FIFA World Cup
FIFA Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft
Deutschland 2006
Tournament details
Host countryGermany
Dates9 June – 9 July (31 days)
Teams32 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)12 (in 12 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsItaly Italy (2nd title)
Runners-upFrance France
Third placeGermany Germany
Fourth placePortugal Portugal
Tournament statistics
Matches played64
Goals scored147 (2.3 per match)
Attendance3,359,439 (52,491 per match)
Top scorer(s)England Wayne Rooney
(5 goals)
Best playerEngland Steven Gerrard
Best young playerEngland Theo Walcott
Best goalkeeperEngland David James
2002
2010
Map of competing countries and final standings

Contents

ParticipantsEdit

AfricaEdit

AsiaEdit

EuropeEdit

North and Central AmericaEdit

South AmericaEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

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

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

Group CEdit

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

Group DEdit

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

Group EEdit

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

Group FEdit

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

Group GEdit

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

Group HEdit

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

Knockout stageEdit

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
24 June - Munich            
   Germany  2
30 June - Berlin
   Sweden  0  
   Germany (pen.)  1 (4)
24 June - Leipzig
     Argentina  1 (2)  
   Argentina (aet)  2
4 July - Dortmund
   Mexico  1  
   Germany  0
26 June - Kaiserslautern
     Italy (aet)  2  
   Italy  1
30 June - Hamburg
   Australia  0  
   Italy  3
26 June - Cologne
     Ukraine  0  
    Switzerland  0 (0)
9 July - Berlin
   Ukraine (pen.)  0 (3)  
   Italy (pen.)  1 (5)
25 June - Stuttgart
     France  1 (3)
   England  1
1 July - Gelsenkirchen
   Ecuador  0  
   England  0 (1)
25 June - Nuremberg
     Portugal (pen.)  0 (3)  
   Portugal  1
5 July - Munich
   Netherlands  0  
   Portugal  0
27 June - Dortmund
     France  1   Third place
   Brazil  3
1 July - Frankfurt 8 July - Stuttgart
   Ghana  0  
   Brazil  0    Germany  3
27 June - Hanover
     France  1      Portugal  1
   Spain  1
   France  3  

Round of 16Edit

24 June 2006
17:00
Germany   2-0   Sweden Allianz Arena, Munich
Attendance: 66,000
Referee:   Carlos Eugenio Simon
Podolski   4'12'

24 June 2006
21:00
Argentina   2-1
(a.e.t.)
  Mexico Zentralstadion, Leipzig
Attendance: 43,000
Referee:   Massimo Busacca
Crespo   9'
Rodríguez   97'
Márquez   5'

25 June 2006
17:00
England   1-0   Ecuador Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion, Stuttgart
Beckham   60'

25 June 2006
21:00
Portugal   1-0   Netherlands Frankenstadion, Nuremberg
Maniche   23'

26 June 2006
17:00
Italy   1-0   Australia Fritz-Walter-Stadion, Kaiserslautern
Totti   90+5' (pen.)

26 June 2006
21:00
Switzerland    0-0
(a.e.t.)
  Ukraine FIFA WM Stadion Köln, Cologne
  Penalties  
Streller  
Barnetta  
Cabanas  
0-3   Shevchenko
  Milevskiy
  Rebrov
  Husyev

27 June 2006
17:00
Brazil   3-0   Ghana FIFA WM Stadion Dortmund, Dortmund
Ronaldo   5'
Adriano   45+1'
Zé Roberto   84'

27 June 2006
21:00
Spain   1-3   France FIFA WM Stadion Hannover, Hanover
Villa   28' (pen.) Ribéry   41'
Vieira   83'
Zidane   90+2'

Quarter-finalsEdit

30 June 2006
17:00
Germany   1-1
(a.e.t.)
  Argentina Olympiastadion, Berlin
Klose   80' Ayala   49'
  Penalties  
Neuville  
Ballack  
Podolski  
Borowski  
4-2   Cruz
  Ayala
  Rodríguez
  Cambiasso

30 June 2006
21:00
Italy   3-0   Ukraine FIFA WM Stadion Hamburg, Hamburg
Zambrotta   6'
Toni   59'69'

1 July 2006
17:00
England   3-0   Portugal FIFA WM Stadion Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen

1 July 2006
21:00
Brazil   0-1   France FIFA WM Stadion Frankfurt, Frankfurt
Henry   57'

Semi-finalsEdit

4 July 2006
21:00
Germany   0-2
(a.e.t.)
  Italy FIFA WM Stadion Dortmund, Dortmund
Grosso   119'
Del Piero   120+1'

5 July 2006
21:00
England   4-1   France FIFA WM Stadion München, Munich
Zidane   33' (pen.)

Third place play-offEdit

8 July 2006
21:00
Germany   3-1   Portugal Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion, Stuttgart
Schweinsteiger   56'78'
Petit   60' (o.g.)
Nuno Gomes   88'

FinalEdit

9 July 2006
20:00
Italy   1-2   England Olympiastadion, Berlin
Materazzi   19'
 2006 FIFA World Cup Winners 
 
England
2nd title

ReferencesEdit