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Germany Germany
DFB Eagle.svg
Nickname(s) Die Mannschaft
Association German Football Association
(Deutscher Fußball-Bund – DFB)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Germany Joachim Löw
Asst coach Germany Hans-Dieter Flick
Captain Bastian Schweinsteiger
Most caps Lothar Matthäus (150)
Top scorer Miroslav Klose (71)
Ground Various
FIFA code GER
FIFA ranking 1
Highest FIFA ranking 1
Lowest FIFA ranking 22
Elo ranking 1
Highest Elo ranking 1 (1990–92, 1993–94, 1996–97, 2014-)
Lowest Elo ranking 28 (1923)
First international Switzerland.png Switzerland 5-3 Germany Germany
Biggest win Germany Germany 16–0 Russia Flag of Russia Good One.gif
Biggest defeat England England Am. 9–0 Germany Germany
World Cup appearances 18 (First in 1934)
Best result Champions, 1954, 1974, 1990, 2014
UEFA European Championship appearances 11 (First in 1972)
Best result Champions, 1972, 1980, 1996
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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).

History

Main article: History of the Germany national football team

FIFA World Cup history

Main article: Germany FIFA World Cup history

FIFA World Cup

Year Host Round Position GP W D L GF GA
1930 Uruguay did not enter - - - - - - -
1934 Italy Third Place 3rd 4 3 1 0 11 8
1938 France First Round 10th 2 0 1 1 3 5
1950 Brazil banned - - - - - - -
1954 Switzerland Champions 1st 6 5 0 1
1958 Sweden Fourth Place 4th 6 2 2 2
1962 Chile Quarter-Final 7th 4 2 1 1
1966 England Runners-Up 2nd 6 4 1 1
1970 Mexico Third Place 3rd 6 5 0 1
1974 West Germany Champions 1st 7 6 0 1
1978 Argentina Second Group Stage 6th 6 1 4 1
1982 Spain Runners-Up 2nd 7 3 2 2
1986 Mexico Runners-Up 2nd 7 3 2 2
1990 Italy Champions 1st 7 5 2 0
1994 United States Quarter-Final 5th 5 3 1 1
1998 France Quarter-Final 7th 5 3 1 1
2002 South Korea and Japan Runners-Up 2nd 7 5 1 1
2006 Germany Third Place 3rd 7 5 1 2
2010 South Africa Third Place 3rd 7 5 0 2
2014 Brazil Champions 1st 7 6 1 0

UEFA European Football Championship

Main article: Germany UEFA European Football Championship history

Friendly matches 2013-14

Main article: Germany friendly match history

Current squad

Current squad

The following 23 players are part of the squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Caps and goals as of 6 June 2014.
# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Manuel Neuer 27 March 1986 (1986-03-27) (age 31) 45 0 Germany Bayern Munich
12 1GK Ron-Robert Zieler 12 February 1989 (1989-02-12) (age 28) 3 0 Germany Hannover 96
22 1GK Roman Weidenfeller 6 August 1980 (1980-08-06) (age 36) 3 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund
2 2DF Kevin Großkreutz 19 July 1988 (1988-07-19) (age 28) 5 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund
3 2DF Matthias Ginter 19 January 1994 (1994-01-19) (age 23) 2 0 Germany SC Freiburg
4 2DF Benedikt Höwedes 29 February 1988 (1988-02-29) (age 29) 21 2 Germany Schalke 04
5 2DF Mats Hummels 16 December 1988 (1988-12-16) (age 28) 30 2 Germany Borussia Dortmund
15 2DF Erik Durm 12 May 1992 (1992-05-12) (age 25) 1 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund
16 2DF Philipp Lahm (Captain) 11 November 1983 (1983-11-11) (age 33) 106 5 Germany Bayern Munich
17 2DF Per Mertesacker 29 September 1984 (1984-09-29) (age 32) 98 4 England Arsenal
20 2DF Jérôme Boateng 3 September 1988 (1988-09-03) (age 28) 39 0 Germany Bayern Munich
21 2DF Shkodran Mustafi 17 April 1992 (1992-04-17) (age 25) 1 0 Flag of Italy Sampdoria
6 3MF Sami Khedira 4 April 1987 (1987-04-04) (age 30) 46 4 Flag of Spain Real Madrid
7 3MF Bastian Schweinsteiger 1 August 1984 (1984-08-01) (age 32) 102 23 Germany Bayern Munich
8 3MF Mesut Özil 15 October 1988 (1988-10-15) (age 28) 55 17 England Arsenal
9 3MF André Schürrle 6 November 1990 (1990-11-06) (age 26) 33 13 England Chelsea
10 3MF Lukas Podolski 4 June 1985 (1985-06-04) (age 32) 114 47 England Arsenal
13 3MF Thomas Müller 13 September 1989 (1989-09-13) (age 27) 49 17 Germany Bayern Munich
14 3MF Julian Draxler 20 September 1993 (1993-09-20) (age 23) 11 1 Germany Schalke 04
18 3MF Toni Kroos 4 January 1990 (1990-01-04) (age 27) 44 5 Germany Bayern Munich
19 3MF Mario Götze 3 June 1992 (1992-06-03) (age 25) 29 9 Germany Bayern Munich
23 3MF Christoph Kramer 19 February 1991 (1991-02-19) (age 26) 2 0 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
11 4FW Miroslav Klose 9 June 1978 (1978-06-09) (age 39) 132 69 Flag of Italy Lazio

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 Marc-André ter Stegen 30 April 1992 (1992-04-30) (age 25) 4 0 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach v. Flag of Poland.png Poland, 13 May 2014
GK René Adler 15 January 1985 (1985-01-15) (age 32) 12 0 Germany Hamburger SV v. England.png England, 19 November 2013
DF Marcell Jansen 4 November 1985 (1985-11-04) (age 31) 45 3 Germany Hamburger SV 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
DF Marcel Schmelzer 22 January 1988 (1988-01-22) (age 29) 16 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
DF Christian Günter 28 February 1993 (1993-02-28) (age 24) 1 0 Germany SC Freiburg v. Flag of Poland.png Poland, 13 May 2014
DF Sebastian Jung 3 June 1990 (1990-06-03) (age 27) 1 0 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt v. Flag of Poland.png Poland, 13 May 2014
DF Antonio Rüdiger 3 March 1993 (1993-03-03) (age 24) 1 0 Germany VfB Stuttgart v. Flag of Poland.png Poland, 13 May 2014
DF Oliver Sorg 29 May 1990 (1990-05-29) (age 27) 1 0 Germany SC Freiburg v. Flag of Poland.png Poland, 13 May 2014
DF Heiko Westermann 14 August 1983 (1983-08-14) (age 33) 27 4 Germany Hamburger SV v. England.png England, 19 November 2013
MF Marco Reus 31 May 1989 (1989-05-31) (age 28) 21 7 Germany Borussia Dortmund 2014 FIFA World Cup INJ
MF Lars Bender 27 April 1989 (1989-04-27) (age 28) 17 4 Germany Bayer Leverkusen 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad INJ
MF Leon Goretzka 6 February 1995 (1995-02-06) (age 22) 1 0 Germany Schalke 04 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
MF Max Meyer 18 September 1995 (1995-09-18) (age 21) 1 0 Germany Schalke 04 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
MF Maximilian Arnold 27 May 1994 (1994-05-27) (age 23) 1 0 Germany VfL Wolfsburg v. Flag of Poland.png Poland, 13 May 2014
MF André Hahn 13 August 1990 (1990-08-13) (age 26) 1 0 Germany FC Augsburg v. Flag of Poland.png Poland, 13 May 2014
MF Sebastian Rudy 28 February 1990 (1990-02-28) (age 27) 1 0 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim v. Flag of Poland.png Poland, 13 May 2014
MF Sven Bender 27 April 1989 (1989-04-27) (age 28) 7 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund v. England.png England, 19 November 2013
MF Sidney Sam 31 January 1988 (1988-01-31) (age 29) 5 0 Germany Bayer Leverkusen v. England.png England, 19 November 2013
MF İlkay Gündoğan 24 October 1990 (1990-10-24) (age 26) 8 2 Germany Borussia Dortmund v. Flag of Paraguay.png Paraguay, 14 August 2013
FW Kevin Volland 30 July 1992 (1992-07-30) (age 24) 1 0 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
FW Pierre-Michel Lasogga 15 December 1991 (1991-12-15) (age 25) 0 0 Germany Hamburger SV v. Flag of CHI.png Chile, 5 March 2014
FW Max Kruse 19 March 1988 (1988-03-19) (age 29) 6 1 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach v. England.png England, 19 November 2013
FW Mario Gómez 10 July 1985 (1985-07-10) (age 31) 59 25 Flag of Italy Fiorentina v. Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands, 10 September 2013
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

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 – 2018 FIFA World Cup

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