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Germany Germany
DFB Eagle.svg
Nickname(s) Die Mannschaft (The Team)
Association German Football Association
(Deutscher Fußball-Bund – DFB)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Germany Joachim Löw
Asst coach Germany Marcus Sorg
Captain Manuel Neuer
Most caps Lothar Matthäus (150)
Top scorer Miroslav Klose (71)
FIFA code GER
FIFA ranking 12 Increase 3 (20 September 2018)
Highest FIFA ranking 1 (December 1992 – August 1993, December 1993 – March 1994, June 1994, July 2014 – June 2015, July 2017, September 2017 – June 2018)
Lowest FIFA ranking 22 (March 2006)
Elo ranking 8 Decrease 3 (13 October 2018)
Highest Elo ranking 1 1990–92, 1993–94, 1996–97, July 2014 – May 2016, October 2017 – November 2017)
Lowest Elo ranking 28 (September 1924 – October 1925)
First international Switzerland.png Switzerland 5-3 Germany Germany.png
(Basel, Switzerland; 5 April 1908)
Biggest win Germany.png Germany 16–0 Russia Flag of Russia Good One.gif
Biggest defeat England England Am. 9–0 Germany.png Germany
World Cup appearances 19 (First in 1934)
Best result Champions (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014)
UEFA European Championship appearances 12 (First in 1972)
Best result Champions (1972, 1980, 1996)
Germany 2018 HomeGermany 2018 Away

The Germany national football team is the national association football team of Germany and is controlled by the German Football Association (Deutscher Fußball-Bund – DFB). The current manager is Joachim Löw.

The team is one of the most successful national team in the international tournaments, Germany have won 4 titles of World Cup, 3 titles of UEFA European Championship, and a title of FIFA Confederations Cup. Germany is currently ranked first in the FIFA World Rankings.

History

Main article: History of the Germany national football team

FIFA World Cup records

Main article: Germany at the FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup

     Champions       Runners-up       Third Place       Fourth Place  

FIFA World Cup record Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Flag of Uruguay 1930 Did Not Enter
Flag of Italy 1934 Third Place 3rd 4 3 0 1 11 8 1 1 0 0 9 1
Flag of France 1938 First Round 10th 2 0 1 1 3 5 3 3 0 0 11 1
Brazil 1950 Banned
Switzerland 1954 Champions 1st 6 5 0 1 25 14 4 3 1 0 12 3
Flag of Sweden Good one 1958 Fourth Place 4th 6 2 2 2 12 14 Qualified as Defending Champions
Flag of Chile 1962 Quarter-Final 7th 4 2 1 1 4 2 4 4 0 0 11 5
England 1966 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 1 1 15 6 4 3 1 0 14 2
Flag of Mexico 1970 Third Place 3rd 6 5 0 1 17 10 6 5 1 0 20 3
Flag of Germany 1974 Champions 1st 7 6 0 1 13 4 Qualified as Hosts
Flag of Argentina 1978 Second Group Stage 6th 6 1 4 1 10 5 Qualified as Defending Champions
Flag of Spain 1982 Runners-up 2nd 7 3 2 2 12 10 8 8 0 0 33 3
Flag of Mexico 1986 Runners-up 2nd 7 3 2 2 8 7 8 5 2 1 22 9
Flag of Italy 1990 Champions 1st 7 5 2 0 15 5 6 3 3 0 13 3
Flag of the United States 1994 Quarter-Final 5th 5 3 1 1 9 7 Qualified as Defending Champions
Flag of France 1998 7th 5 3 1 1 8 6 10 6 4 0 23 9
South Korea Flag of Japan 2002 Runners-up 2nd 7 5 1 1 14 3 10 6 3 1 19 12
Germany 2006 Third Place 3rd 7 5 1 1 14 6 Qualified as Hosts
Flag of South Africa 2010 Third Place 3rd 7 5 0 2 16 5 10 8 2 0 26 5
Brazil 2014 Champions 1st 7 6 1 0 18 4 10 9 1 0 36 10
Flag of Russia 2018 Qualified 10 10 0 0 43 4
Flag of Qatar 2022 To be determined
Total 4 Titles 19/21 106 66 20* 20 224 121 94 74 18 2 292 70
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

UEFA European Championship records

Main article: Germany at the UEFA European Championship
UEFA European Championship record Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Flag of France 1960 Did Not Enter Did Not Enter
Flag of Spain 1964
Flag of Italy 1968 Did Not Qualify 4 2 1 1 9 2
Belgium 1972 Champions 1st 2 2 0 0 5 1 8 5 3 0 13 3
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 1976 Runners-up 2nd 2 1 1* 0 6 4 8 4 4 0 17 5
Flag of Italy 1980 Champions 1st 4 3 1 0 6 3 6 4 2 0 17 1
Flag of France 1984 Group Stage 5th 3 1 1 1 2 2 8 5 1 2 15 5
Flag of Germany 1988 Semi Final 3rd 4 2 1 1 6 3 Qualified as Hosts
Flag of Sweden Good one 1992 Runners-up 2nd 5 2 1 2 7 8 6 5 0 1 13 4
England 1996 Champions 1st 6 4 2* 0 10 3 10 8 1 1 27 10
Belgium Netherlands 2000 Group Stage 15th 3 0 1 2 1 5 8 6 1 1 20 4
Flag of Portugal 2004 12th 3 0 2 1 2 3 8 5 3 0 13 4
Flag of Austria Switzerland 2008 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 0 2 10 7 12 8 3 1 35 7
Flag of Poland Flag of Ukraine 2012 Semi Final 3rd 5 4 0 1 10 6 10 10 0 0 34 7
Flag of France 2016 Semi Final 3rd 6 3 2* 1 7 3 10 7 1 2 24 9
Flag of Europe 2020 To Be Determined
Total 3 titles 12/15 49 26 12* 11 72 48 98 69 20 9 237 61
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Results and fixtures

2018

Friendly 23 March 2018 Germany Germany.png 1–1 Flag of Spain.png Spain Düsseldorf, Germany  
20:45 CEST (UTC+02:00) Müller Soccerball 35' Report (DFB) Rodrigo Soccerball 6' Stadium: Esprit Arena
Attendance: 50,653
Referee: Willie Collum (Scotland)
Friendly 27 March 2018 Germany Germany.png 0–1 Brazil.png Brazil Berlin, Germany  
20:45 CEST (UTC+02:00) Report (DFB) Gabriel Jesus Soccerball 37' Stadium: Olympiastadion
Attendance: 72,717
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)
Friendly 2 June 2018 Austria Flag of Austria.png 2–1 Germany.png Germany Klagenfurt, Austria  
18:00 CEST (UTC+02:00) Hinteregger Soccerball 53'
Schöpf Soccerball 69'
Report (DFB) Özil Soccerball 11' Stadium: Wörtherseestadion
Attendance: 29,200
Referee: Pavel Královec (Czech Republic)
Friendly 8 June 2018 Germany Germany.png 2–1 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Leverkusen, Germany  
19:30 CEST (UTC+02:00) Werner Soccerball 8'
Om. Hawsawi Soccerball 43' (o.g.)
Report (DFB) Al-Jassim Soccerball 84' Stadium: BayArena
Attendance: 30,210
Referee: Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)
2018 FIFA World Cup GS 17 June 2018 Germany Germany.png 0–1 Flag of Mexico.png Mexico Moscow, Russia  
18:00 MSK (UTC+03:00) Report (FIFA)
Report (BBC)
Lozano Soccerball 35' Stadium: Luzhniki Stadium
Attendance: 78,011
Referee: Alireza Faghani (Iran)
2018 FIFA World Cup 23 June 2018 Germany Germany.png 2–1 Flag of Sweden Good one.jpg Sweden Sochi, Russia  
21:00 MSK (UTC+03:00) Reus Soccerball 48'
Kroos Soccerball 90+5'
Report (FIFA)
Report (BBC)
Toivonen Soccerball 32' Stadium: Fisht Olympic Stadium
Attendance: 44,287
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (Poland)
2018 FIFA World Cup 27 June 2018 South Korea South Korea.png 2–0 Germany.png Germany Kazan, Russia  
17:00 MSK (UTC+03:00) Kim Young-gwon Soccerball 90+3'
Son Heung-min Soccerball 90+6'
Report (FIFA)
Report (BBC)
Stadium: Kazan Arena
Attendance: 41,835
Referee: Mark Geiger (United States)
UEFA Nations League 6 September 2018 Germany Germany.png 0–0 Flag of France.png France Munich, Germany  
20:45 CEST (UTC+02:00) Report Stadium: Allianz Arena
Attendance: 67,485
Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)
Friendly 9 September 2018 Germany Germany.png 2–1 Flag of Peru.png Peru Sinsheim, Germany  
20:45 CEST (UTC+02:00) Brandt Soccerball 25'
Schulz Soccerball 85'
Repprt Advíncula Soccerball 22' Stadium: Rhein-Neckar-Arena
Attendance: 25,494
Referee: Robert Schörgenhofer (Austria)
UEFA Nations League 13 October 2018 Netherlands Netherlands.png 3–0 Germany.png Germany Amsterdam, Netherlands  
20:45 CEST (UTC+02:00) Van Dijk Soccerball 30'
Depay Soccerball 87'
Wijnaldum Soccerball 90+3'
Report Stadium: Johan Cruyff Arena
Attendance: 52,536
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
UEFA Nations League 16 October 2018 France Flag of France.png v Germany.png Germany Saint-Denis, France  
20:45 CEST (UTC+02:00) Report Stadium: Stade de France
Friendly 15 November 2018 Germany Germany.png v Flag of Russia Good One.gif Russia Leipzig, Germany  
20:00 CET (UTC+01:00) Report Stadium: Red Bull Arena
UEFA Nations League 19 November 2018 Germany Germany.png v Netherlands.png Netherlands Gelsenkirchen, Germany  
20:45 CET (UTC+01:00) Report Stadium: Veltins-Arena

Players

Current squad

The following players have been called up for the Nations League games against Netherlands Netherlands on 13 October 2018 and Flag of France France on 16 October 2018.

Caps and goals as of 13 October 2018 after the match against Netherlands.png Netherlands.
# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Manuel Neuer (captain) 27 March 1986 (1986-03-27) (age 32) 81 0 Germany Bayern Munich
12 1GK Bernd Leno 4 March 1992 (1992-03-04) (age 26) 6 0 England Arsenal
22 1GK Marc-André ter Stegen 30 April 1992 (1992-04-30) (age 26) 21 0 Flag of Spain Barcelona
2 2DF Thilo Kehrer 21 September 1996 (1996-09-21) (age 22) 1 0 Flag of France Paris Saint-Germain
3 2DF Jonas Hector 27 May 1990 (1990-05-27) (age 28) 41 3 Germany 1. FC Köln
4 2DF Matthias Ginter 19 January 1994 (1994-01-19) (age 25) 21 0 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
5 2DF Mats Hummels 16 December 1988 (1988-12-16) (age 30) 68 5 Germany Bayern Munich
14 2DF Nico Schulz 1 April 1993 (1993-04-01) (age 25) 1 1 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim
15 2DF Niklas Süle 3 September 1995 (1995-09-03) (age 23) 13 0 Germany Bayern Munich
20 2DF Jonathan Tah 11 February 1996 (1996-02-11) (age 23) 3 0 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
6 3MF Serge Gnabry 14 July 1995 (1995-07-14) (age 23) 2 3 Germany Bayern Munich
7 3MF Julian Draxler 20 September 1993 (1993-09-20) (age 25) 48 6 Flag of France Paris Saint-Germain
8 3MF Toni Kroos (vice-captain) 4 January 1990 (1990-01-04) (age 29) 89 13 Flag of Spain Real Madrid
10 3MF Julian Brandt 2 May 1996 (1996-05-02) (age 22) 21 2 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
11 3MF Emre Can 12 January 1994 (1994-01-12) (age 25) 21 1 Flag of Italy Juventus
18 3MF Joshua Kimmich 8 February 1995 (1995-02-08) (age 24) 35 3 Germany Bayern Munich
19 3MF Leroy Sané 11 January 1996 (1996-01-11) (age 23) 14 0 England Manchester City
21 3MF Sebastian Rudy 28 February 1990 (1990-02-28) (age 28) 26 1 Germany Schalke 04
9 4FW Timo Werner 6 March 1996 (1996-03-06) (age 22) 20 8 Germany RB Leipzig
13 4FW Thomas Müller 13 September 1989 (1989-09-13) (age 29) 97 38 Germany Bayern Munich
23 4FW Mark Uth 24 August 1991 (1991-08-24) (age 27) 1 0 Germany Schalke 04

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the Germany squad within the last 12 months and are still available for selection.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Kevin Trapp 8 July 1990 (1990-07-08) (age 28) 3 0 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt v. Netherlands.png Netherlands, 13 October 2018 INJ
DF Jérôme Boateng 3 September 1988 (1988-09-03) (age 30) 76 1 Germany Bayern Munich v. Flag of France.png France, 16 October 2018 INJ
DF Antonio Rüdiger 3 March 1993 (1993-03-03) (age 25) 27 1 England Chelsea v. Netherlands.png Netherlands, 13 October 2018 INJ
DF Marvin Plattenhardt 26 January 1992 (1992-01-26) (age 27) 7 0 Germany Hertha BSC 2018 FIFA World Cup
DF Marcel Halstenberg 27 September 1991 (1991-09-27) (age 27) 1 0 Germany RB Leipzig v. Flag of France.png France, 14 November 2017
MF Leon Goretzka 6 February 1995 (1995-02-06) (age 24) 17 6 Germany Bayern Munich v. Netherlands.png Netherlands, 13 October 2018 INJ
MF Kai Havertz 11 June 1999 (1999-06-11) (age 19) 1 0 Germany Bayer Leverkusen v. Netherlands.png Netherlands, 13 October 2018 INJ
MF İlkay Gündoğan 24 October 1990 (1990-10-24) (age 28) 29 4 England Manchester City v. Flag of Peru.png Peru, 9 September 2018
MF Sami Khedira 4 April 1987 (1987-04-04) (age 31) 77 7 Flag of Italy Juventus 2018 FIFA World Cup
MF Mario Götze 3 June 1992 (1992-06-03) (age 26) 63 17 Germany Borussia Dortmund v. Flag of France.png France, 14 November 2017
MF Amin Younes 6 August 1993 (1993-08-06) (age 25) 5 2 Flag of Italy Napoli v. England.png England, 10 November 2017
FW Marco Reus 31 May 1989 (1989-05-31) (age 29) 36 10 Germany Borussia Dortmund v. Netherlands.png Netherlands, 13 October 2018 INJ
FW Nils Petersen 6 December 1988 (1988-12-06) (age 30) 2 0 Germany SC Freiburg v. Flag of Peru.png Peru, 9 September 2018
FW Lars Stindl 26 August 1988 (1988-08-26) (age 30) 11 4 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach v. Brazil.png Brazil, 27 March 2018
Notes

INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury

Current coaching staff

Alumni

Former players

Main article: List of German international players

Managers

Main article: List of German international managers

Honours

Senior team

Olympic team


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Germany – 1994 FIFA World Cup

1. Illgner 2. Strunz 3. Brehme 4. Kohler 5. Helmer 6. Buchwald 7. Möller 8. Häßler 9. Riedle 10. Matthäus (c) 11. Kuntz 12. Köpke 13. Völler 14. Berthold 15. Gaudino 16. Sammer 17. Wagner 18. Klinsmann 19. Kirsten 20. Effenberg 21. Basler 22. Kahn

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Germany – UEFA Euro 2004 semi-finalists

1. Kahn 2. Hinkel 3. Friedrich 4. Wörns 5. Nowotny 6. Baumann 7. Schweinsteiger 8. Hamann 9. Bobic 10. Kurányi 11. Klose 12. Lehmann 13. Ballack 14. Brdarić 15. Kehl 16. Jeremies 17. Ziege 18. Ernst 19. Schneider 20. Podolski 21. Lahm 22. Frings 23. Hildebrand

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Germany – 2006 FIFA World Cup - Third place



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Germany – UEFA Euro 2008 - Runners-up

1. Lehmann 2. Jansen 3. Friedrich 4. Fritz 5. Westermann 6. Rolfes 7. Schweinsteiger 8. Frings 9. Gómez 10. Neuville 11. Klose 12. Enke 13. Ballack (c) 14. Trochowski 15. Hitzlsperger 16. Lahm 17. Mertesacker 18. Borowski 19. Odonkor 20. Podolski 21. Metzelder 22. Kurányi 23. Adler

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Germany – 2010 FIFA World Cup - Third place

1. Neuer 2. Jansen 3. Friedrich 4. Aogo 5. Tasci 6. Khedira 7. Schweinsteiger 8. Özil 9. Kießling 10. Podolski 11. Klose 12. Wiese 13. Müller 14. Badstuber 15. Trochowski 16. Lahm 17. Mertesacker 18. Kroos 19. Cacau 20. Boateng 21. Marin 22. Butt 23. Gómez

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Germany – UEFA Euro 2012 semi-finalists

1. Neuer 2. Gündoğan 3. Schmelzer 4. Höwedes 5. Hummels 6. Khedira 7. Schweinsteiger 8. Özil 9. Schürrle 10. Podolski 11. Klose 12. Wiese 13. Müller 14. Badstuber 15. L. Bender 16. Lahm 17. Mertesacker 18. Kroos 19. Götze 20. Boateng 21. Reus 22. Zieler 23. Gómez

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Germany – 2014 FIFA World Cup – Winner

1. Neuer 2. Großkreutz 3. Ginter 4. Höwedes 5. Hummels 6. Khedira 7. Schweinsteiger 8. Özil 9. Schürrle 10. Podolski 11. Klose 12. Zieler 13. Müller 14. Draxler 15. Durm 16. Lahm (c) 17. Mertesacker 18. Kroos 19. Götze 20. Boateng 21. Mustafi 22. Weidenfeller 23. Kramer

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Germany – UEFA Euro 2016 – Semi-finalists

1. Neuer 2. Mustafi 3. Hector 4. Höwedes 5. Hummels 6. Khedira 7. Schweinsteiger 8. Özil 9. Schürrle 10. Podolski 11. Draxler 12. Leno 13. Müller 14. Can 15. Weigl 16. Rüdiger 17. Boateng 18. Kroos 19. Götze 20. Sané 21. Kimmich 22. Ter Stegen 23. Gómez

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Germany – 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

1. Trapp 2. Mustafi 3. Hector 4. Ginter 5. Plattenhardt 6. Henrichs 7. Draxler (c) 8. Goretzka 9. Wagner 10. Demirbay 11. Werner 12. Leno 13. Stindl 14. Can 15. Younes 16. Rüdiger 17. Süle 18. Kimmich 20. Brandt 21. Rudy 22. Ter Stegen

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Germany – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Group stage

1. Neuer (c) 2. Plattenhardt 3. Hector 4. Ginter 5. Hummels 6. Khedira 7. Draxler 8. Kroos 9. Werner 10. Özil 11. Reus 12. Trapp 13. Müller 14. Goretzka 15. Süle 16. Rüdiger 17. Boateng 18. Kimmich 19. Rudy 20. Brandt 21. Gündoğan 22. Ter Stegen 23. Gómez