Deutschland 2006

2006 FIFA World Cup official logo:

Celebrating Faces of Football

Tournament details

Host country Germany

Dates 9 June – 9 July

Teams 32 (from 6 confederations)

Venue(s) 12 (in 12 host cities)

Final positions

Champions Italy (4th title)

Runners-up France

Third place Germany

Fourth place Portugal

Tournament statistics

Matches played 64

Goals scored 147 (2.3 per match)

Attendance 3,359,439 (52,491 per match)

Top scorer(s) Miroslav Klose

(5 goals)

Best player Zinedine Zidane

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The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament. It was held from 9 June to 9 July 2006 in Germany, which won the right to host the event in July 2000. Teams representing 198 national football associations from all six populated continents participated in the qualification process which began in September 2003. Thirty-one teams qualified from this process, along with the host nation, Germany, for the finals tournament.

Italy won

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