2006 FIFA Warld Cup

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2006 FIFA Warld Cup
FIFA Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft
Deutschland 2006
Tournament details
Host kintra Germany
Dates 9 Juin – 9 Julie
Teams 32 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 12 (in 12 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Italy (4t title)
Runners-up  Fraunce
Third place  Germany
Fowert place  Portugal
Tournament statistics
Matches played 64
Goals scored 147 (2.3 per match)
Attendance 3,359,439 (52,491 per match)
Tap scorer(s) Germany Miroslav Klose
(5 goals)
Best player Fraunce Zinedine Zidane
Best young player Germany Lukas Podolski
Best goalkeeper Italy Gianluigi Buffon

The 2006 FIFA Warld Cup wis the 18t FIFA Warld Cup, the quadrennial internaitional fitbaa warld championship tournament. It wis held frae 9 Juin tae 9 Julie 2006 in Germany, which wan the richt tae host the event in Julie 2000. Teams representin 198 naitional fitbaa associations frae aw six populatit continents pairticipatit in the qualification process which began in September 2003. Thirty-ane teams qualified frae this process, alang wi the host naition, Germany, for the finals tournament.