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2006 FIFA World Cup Final
Event2006 FIFA World Cup
Date9 July 2006
VenueOlympiastadion, Berlin

The 2006 FIFA World Cup Final was a match that took place on 9 July 2006 at the Olympiastadion, Berlin to determine the winner of the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Italy beat France on penalties after the match finished 1-1 after extra time. Zinedine Zidane was sent off in his last ever match, for a headbutt on Marco Materazzi.

Match details

9 July 2006
Italy Flag of Italy.gif 1 – 1
Flag of France.png France Olympiastadion, Berlin
Attendance: 69,000
Referee: Horacio Elizondo (Argentina)
Materazzi Soccerball 19' Report Zidane Soccerball 7' (pen.)
Pirlo Soccerball
Materazzi Soccerball
De Rossi Soccerball
Del Piero Soccerball
Grosso Soccerball
5 – 3 Soccerball Wiltord
-Soccerball shade cross Trezeguet
Soccerball Abidal
Soccerball Sagnol

Flag of Italy
GK 1 Gianluigi Buffon
RB 19Gianluca Zambrotta Yellow card 5'
CB 5 Fabio Cannavaro (c)
CB 23Marco Materazzi
LB 3 Fabio Grosso
DM 8 Gennaro Gattuso
DM 21Andrea Pirlo
RM 16Mauro Camoranesi Sub off 86'
LM 20Simone Perrotta Sub off 61'
SS 10Francesco Totti Sub off 61'
CF 9 Luca Toni
MF 4 Daniele De Rossi Sub on 61'
FW 15Vincenzo Iaquinta Sub on 61'
FW 7Alessandro Del Piero Sub on 86'
Marcello Lippi
Italy-France line-up.svg
Flag of France
GK 16Fabien Barthez
RB 19Willy Sagnol Yellow card 12'
CB 15Lilian Thuram
CB 5 William Gallas
LB 3 Éric Abidal
CM 4 Patrick Vieira Sub off 56'
CM 6 Claude Makélélé Yellow card 76'
RM 22Franck Ribéry Sub off 100'
AM 10Zinedine Zidane (c) Red card 110'
LM 7 Florent Malouda Yellow card 111'
CF 12Thierry Henry Sub off 107'
MF 18Alou Diarra Sub on 56'
FW 20David Trezeguet Sub on 100'
FW 11Sylvain Wiltord Sub on 107'
Raymond Domenech

Man of the Match:
Andrea Pirlo (Italy)

Assistant referees:
Dario García (Argentina)
Rodolfo Otero (Argentina)
Fourth official:
Luis Medina Cantalejo (Spain)
Fifth official:
Victoriano Giraldez Carrasco (Spain)

Match rules:

  • 90 minutes
  • 30 minutes of extra time if scores level
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level
  • 12 substitutes named, of which three may be used

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