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Germany
Nickname(s) Nationalmannschaft (naitional team), Nationalelf (naitional eleven) or DFB-Elf (DFB eleven); Die Adler (The Eagles);
Die Mannschaft (The Team) is uised maistly bi non-German leid media
Association German Fitbaa Association
(Deutscher Fußball-Bund – DFB)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Heid coach Joachim Löw
Captain Philipp Lahm
Maist caps Lothar Matthäus (150)
Tap scorer Miroslav Klose (71)
FIFA code GER
FIFA rankin 1 Steady (7 Mey 2015)
Heichest FIFA rankin 1[1] (December 1992, August 1993, December 1993, February 1994 – March 1994, June 1994, July 2014–present)
Lawest FIFA rankin 22[1] (Mairch 2006)
Elo rankin 1 (1 April 2015)
Heichest Elo rankin 1 (1990–92, 1993–94, 1996–97, Julie 2014 – present)
Lawest Elo rankin 17 (1923)
First colours
Second colours
First internaitional
 Swisserland 5–3 Germany
(Basel, Swisserland; 5 Aprile 1908)[2]
Biggest win
Germany 16–0 Roushie 
(Stockholm, Swaden; 1 Julie 1912)[3]
Biggest defeat
Ingland Amateurs 9–0 Germany
(Oxford, Ingland; 13 Mairch 1909)[4][5]
Warld Cup
Appearances 18 (First in 1934)
Best result Champions, 1954, 1974, 1990, 2014
European Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1972)
Best result Champions, 1972, 1980, 1996
Confederations Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 1999)
Best result 3rd Place, 2005

The Germany naitional fitbaa team (German: Die deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft) is the fitbaa team that haes representit Germany in internaitional competeetion syne 1908.[2] It is govrened bi the German Fitbaa Association (Deutscher Fußball-Bund), foondit in 1900.[6][7] Ever syne the DFB was reinauguratit in 1949 the team haes representit the Federal Republic o Germany. Unner Allied occupation an diveesion, twa ither separate naitional teams wur recognisit bi FIFA an aw: the Saarland team representin the Saarland (1950–1956) an the East German team representin the German Democratic Republic (1952–1990). Baith hae been absorbit alang wi their records[8][9] bi the current naitional team. The offeecial name an code "Germany FR (FRG)" wis shortened tae "Germany (GER)" follaein the reunification in 1990.

Germany is ane o the maist successful naitional teams in internaitional competeetions, haein wan a total o fower Warld Cups (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014) an three European Championships (1972, 1980, 1996).[6] They hae been runners-up three times in the European Championships, fower times in the Warld Cup, an hae wan a further fower third places an aw.[6] East Germany wan Olympic Gowd in 1976.[10] At the end o the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Germany earned the heichest Elo ratin o ony naitional fitbaa team in history, wi a record 2200 points.[11] Germany is the anerly naition tae hae won both the men's and women's World Cups. Germany is the anerly European nation that haes qualifee'd for ivery FIFA Warld Cup they hae been permittit tae enter an aw. Brazil is the anerly ither side in the warld wi this distinction.

Players[eedit | eedit soorce]

Current squad[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein players wur cawed up for the friendly match against Australie on 25 Mairch 2015 and the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifyin match against Georgia. [12]
Caps an goals as o 5 October 2017 efter the match against Northren Ireland.[13]

0#0 Pos. Player Date o birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Kevin Trapp (1990-07-08) 8 Julie 1990 (age 27) 1 0 Fraunce Paris Saint-Germain
12 1GK Bernd Leno (1992-03-04) 4 Mairch 1992 (age 25) 5 0 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
22 1GK Marc-André ter Stegen (1992-04-30) 30 Aprile 1992 (age 25) 17 0 Spain Barcelona

2 2DF Shkodran Mustafi (1992-04-17) 17 Aprile 1992 (age 25) 19 2 Ingland Arsenal
3 2DF Marvin Plattenhardt (1992-01-26) 26 Januar 1992 (age 25) 4 0 Germany Hertha BSC
4 2DF Matthias Ginter (1994-01-19) 19 Januar 1994 (age 23) 15 0 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
5 2DF Mats Hummels (1988-12-16) 16 December 1988 (age 28) 60 5 Germany Bayern Munich
6 2DF Niklas Süle (1995-09-03) 3 September 1995 (age 22) 6 0 Germany Bayern Munich
16 2DF Antonio Rüdiger (1993-03-03) 3 Mairch 1993 (age 24) 19 0 Ingland Chelsea
17 2DF Jérôme Boateng (1988-09-03) 3 September 1988 (age 29) 68 1 Germany Bayern Munich
18 2DF Joshua Kimmich (1995-02-08) 8 Februar 1995 (age 22) 23 3 Germany Bayern Munich

7 3MF Julian Draxler (1993-09-20) 20 September 1993 (age 24) 38 6 Fraunce Paris Saint-Germain
14 3MF Emre Can (1994-01-12) 12 Januar 1994 (age 23) 17 0 Ingland Liverpool
15 3MF Amin Younes (1993-08-06) 6 August 1993 (age 24) 4 2 Netherlands Ajax
19 3MF Leon Goretzka (1995-02-06) 6 Februar 1995 (age 22) 11 4 Germany Schalke 04
20 3MF Julian Brandt (1996-05-02) 2 Mey 1996 (age 21) 11 1 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
21 3MF Sebastian Rudy (1990-02-28) 28 Februar 1990 (age 27) 22 1 Germany Bayern Munich
23 3MF Leroy Sané (1996-01-11) 11 Januar 1996 (age 21) 7 0 Ingland Manchester City

9 4FW Sandro Wagner (1987-11-29) 29 November 1987 (age 29) 4 4 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim
10 4FW Lars Stindl (1988-08-26) 26 August 1988 (age 29) 8 3 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
13 4FW Thomas Müller (1989-09-13) 13 September 1989 (age 28) 88 37 Germany Bayern Munich

Recent caw-ups[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein players hae an aa been cawed up tae the Germany squad within the last 12 months an are still available for selection.

Pos. Player Date o birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest caw-up
GK Manuel Neuer (Caiptain) (1986-03-27) 27 Mairch 1986 (age 31) 74 0 Germany Bayern Munich v.  Ingland, 22 Mairch 2017 INJ

DF Jonas Hector (1990-05-27) 27 Mey 1990 (age 27) 35 3 Germany 1. FC Köln v.  Norawa, 4 September 2017
DF Benjamin Henrichs (1997-02-23) 23 Februar 1997 (age 20) 3 0 Germany Bayer Leverkusen v.  Norawa, 4 September 2017
DF Benedikt Höwedes (1988-02-29) 29 Februar 1988 (age 29) 44 2 Italy Juventus v.  Azerbaijan, 26 Mairch 2017
DF Jonathan Tah (1996-02-11) 11 Februar 1996 (age 21) 3 0 Germany Bayer Leverkusen v.  Italy, 15 November 2016
DF Yannick Gerhardt (1994-03-13) 13 Mairch 1994 (age 23) 1 0 Germany VfL Wolfsburg v.  Italy, 15 November 2016

MF Toni Kroos (1990-01-04) 4 Januar 1990 (age 27) 79 12 Spain Real Madrid v.  Northren Ireland, 5 October 2017 INJ
MF Mesut Özil (1988-10-15) 15 October 1988 (age 29) 86 22 Ingland Arsenal v.  Norawa, 4 September 2017
MF Sami Khedira (1987-04-04) 4 Aprile 1987 (age 30) 71 7 Italy Juventus v.  Norawa, 4 September 2017
MF Serge Gnabry (1995-07-14) 14 Julie 1995 (age 22) 2 3 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim v.  Czech Republic, 1 September 2017 PRE
MF Kerem Demirbay (1993-07-03) 3 Julie 1993 (age 24) 2 1 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
MF Diego Demme (1991-11-21) 21 November 1991 (age 25) 1 0 Germany RB Leipzig 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup PRE
MF Julian Weigl (1995-09-08) 8 September 1995 (age 22) 5 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund v.  Azerbaijan, 26 March 2017
MF Mario Götze (1992-06-03) 3 Juin 1992 (age 25) 62 17 Germany Borussia Dortmund v.  Italy, 15 November 2016
MF İlkay Gündoğan (1990-10-24) 24 October 1990 (age 26) 20 4 Ingland Manchester City v.  Italy, 15 November 2016
MF Kevin Volland (1992-07-30) 30 Julie 1992 (age 25) 10 1 Germany Bayer Leverkusen v.  Italy, 15 November 2016
MF Max Meyer (1995-09-18) 18 September 1995 (age 22) 4 1 Germany Schalke 04 v.  Italy, 15 November 2016

FW Mario Gómez (1985-07-10) 10 Julie 1985 (age 32) 71 31 Germany VfL Wolfsburg v.  Norawa, 4 September 2017
FW Timo Werner (1996-03-06) 6 Mairch 1996 (age 21) 8 6 Germany RB Leipzig v.  Norawa, 4 September 2017
FW André Schürrle (1990-11-06) 6 November 1990 (age 26) 57 22 Germany Borussia Dortmund v.  Azerbaijan, 26 Mairch 2017

Trophies[eedit | eedit soorce]

Competition 1 2 3 Total
Warld Championship 4 4 4 12
European Championship 3 3 2 8
Confederations Cup 0 0 1 1
Olympic Gemmes 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 8 22

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Germany: FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "All matches of The National Team in 1908". DFB. Retrieved 1 August 2008. 
  3. "All matches of The National Team in 1912". DFB. Retrieved 1 August 2008. 
  4. "All matches of The National Team in 1909". DFB. Retrieved 1 August 2008. 
  5. Note that this match is nae considered tae be a full internaitional bi the Inglis FA, an daes nae appear in the records o the Ingland team
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Germany". FIFA. Retrieved 14 Januar 2012. 
  7. "Germany's strength in numbers". UEFA. Retrieved 14 Januar 2012. 
  8. "Statistics – Most-capped players". DFB. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  9. "Statistics – Top scorers". DFB. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  10. "Olympic Football Tournament Montreal 1976". FIFA. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  11. Silver, Nate (13 Julie 2014). "Germany May Be the Best National Soccer Team Ever". FiveThirtyEight. Retrieved 15 Julie 2014. 
  12. "Das Team". DFB. Retrieved 20 Mairch 2015. 
  13. "The "Mannschaft"". DFB. Retrieved 17 Mey 2017.