Who qualified for the 2006 World Cup?

Who qualified for the 2006 World Cup?

Qualified teams

Team Method of qualification Previous best performance
Germany Host Winners (1954, 1974, 1990)
Japan AFC Third Round Group 2 Winners Round of 16 (2002)
Saudi Arabia AFC Third Round Group 1 Winners Round of 16 (1994)
South Korea AFC Third Round Group 1 Runners-up Fourth Place (2002)

Who won FIFA 2006?

Italy national football team2006 FIFA World Cup / ChampionThe Italy national football team has represented Italy in international football since its first match in 1910. The national team is controlled by the Italian Football Federation, the governing body for football in Italy, which is a co-founder and member of UEFA. Wikipedia

Did 13 countries play in the first World Cup?

  • The 1930 FIFA World Cup was the inaugural FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men’s national football teams.
  • Thirteen teams (seven from South America, four from Europe and two from North America) entered the tournament.

Who eliminated Brazil in 2006?

The Brazilian team played until the quarter-finals, where they were defeated by France, finishing the tournament in the fifth place — for the third time in history (1954 and 1986 were the previous instances).

Who won FIFA 2002?

Brazil national football team2002 FIFA World Cup / Champion

Who was the best player in 2006 World Cup?

The 2006 FIFA World Player of the Year prize was awarded to Italian Fabio Cannavaro for the first time. He finished ahead of the retired Midfielder Zinedine Zidane, who won the Golden Ball at the World Cup and the winner of the last FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho in the final round of voting.

Who scored for Italy in the 2006 World Cup?

Fabio Grosso
Fabio Grosso—who scored Italy’s first goal in the semi-final against Germany—scored the winning penalty; Italy won by a score of 5–3.

Who won Euro 2002?

As in 1996 and 2000, the final tournament was contested by 16 teams: the hosts plus the 15 teams that came through the qualifying tournament, which began in September 2002….UEFA Euro 2004.

Campeonato Europeu de Futebol 2004 (in Portuguese)
Teams 16
Venue(s) 10 (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Greece (1st title)

Who won the 1st World Cup?

Uruguay national football team1930 FIFA World Cup / Champion

What 2 years was the World Cup Cancelled Why?

The planned 1942 and 1946 World Cups were cancelled due to World War II. This tournament ended the hiatus. Uruguay, who had won the inaugural competition in 1930, defeated the host nation, Brazil, in the deciding match of the four-team group of the final round.

Who won FIFA 1998?

France national football team1998 FIFA World Cup / Champion

The tournament was won by host country France, who beat defending champions Brazil 3–0 in the final. France won their first title, becoming the seventh nation to win a World Cup, and the sixth (after Uruguay, Italy, England, West Germany and Argentina) to win the tournament on home soil.

Has Japan ever won the World Cup?

They made their sixth appearance at the finals in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Japan became the first ever Asian nation to beat a side from South America, after they won 2–1 against Colombia in the group stage….By match.

World Cup 2002
Round Round of 16
Opponent Turkey
Score 0–1
Result L

How many countries participate in the 2006 World Cup?

The 2006 FIFA World Cupwas the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international footballworld championship tournament. It was held from 9 June to 9 July 2006 in Germany, which won the right to hostthe event in July 2000. Teamsrepresenting 198 national football associations from all six populated continents participated in

How will the 2006 World Cup™ promote Germany as a travel destination?

The 2006 FIFA World Cup™ presents numerous opportunities for promoting Germany as a travel destination. The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) expects the event to attract a total of around five million additional overnight stays by domestic and internatio- nal visitors.

How many countries are there in the FIFA World Cup?

Two hundred teams entered the 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds; 198 nations attempted to qualify for the 2006 FIFA World Cup, while a record 204 countries entered qualification for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Expansion to 48 teams

What was the economic impact of the 2006 World Cup?

INVESTMENT AND OPPORTUNITY. Economic impact of the 2006 FIFA World Cup™. The German government estimates the overall value to the economy of World Cup-induced activity to be around three billion euros, spre- ad over a period of at least three years.