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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 Template:Nft/code on 25 Mairch 2015 and the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifyin match against Template:Nft/code. [12]
Caps an goals as o 25 Mairch 2015 efter the game against Template:Nft/code.

0#0 Pos. Player Date o birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Manuel Neuer 27 Mairch 1986 (1986-03-27) (age 29) 58 0 Germany Bayern Munich
12 1GK Ron-Robert Zieler 12 Februar 1989 (1989-02-12) (age 26) 5 0 Germany Hannover 96
22 1GK Roman Weidenfeller 6 August 1980 (1980-08-06) (age 34) 4 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund
17 2DF Jérôme Boateng 3 September 1988 (1988-09-03) (age 26) 51 0 Germany Bayern Munich
5 2DF Mats Hummels 16 December 1988 (1988-12-16) (age 26) 39 4 Germany Borussia Dortmund
4 2DF Benedikt Höwedes 29 Februar 1988 (1988-02-29) (age 27) 32 2 Germany Schalke 04
14 2DF Holger Badstuber 13 Mairch 1989 (1989-03-13) (age 26) 31 1 Germany Bayern Munich
2 2DF Shkodran Mustafi 17 Aprile 1992 (1992-04-17) (age 23) 7 0 Spain Valencia
15 2DF Sebastian Rudy 28 Februar 1990 (1990-02-28) (age 25) 7 0 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim
3 2DF Jonas Hector 27 Mey 1990 (1990-05-27) (age 25) 3 0 Germany 1. FC Köln

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10 3MF Lukas Podolski 4 Juin 1985 (1985-06-04) (age 30) 123 48 Italy Inter Milan
7 3MF Bastian Schweinsteiger (Captain) 1 August 1984 (1984-08-01) (age 30) 109 23 Germany Bayern Munich
8 3MF Mesut Özil 15 October 1988 (1988-10-15) (age 26) 64 18 Ingland Arsenal
13 3MF Thomas Müller 13 September 1989 (1989-09-13) (age 25) 63 27 Germany Bayern Munich
18 3MF Toni Kroos 4 Januar 1990 (1990-01-04) (age 25) 58 9 Spain Real Madrid
6 3MF Sami Khedira 4 Aprile 1987 (1987-04-04) (age 28) 54 5 Spain Real Madrid
9 3MF André Schürrle 6 November 1990 (1990-11-06) (age 24) 44 17 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
11 3MF Marco Reus 31 Mey 1989 (1989-05-31) (age 26) 25 9 Germany Borussia Dortmund
21 3MF İlkay Gündoğan 24 October 1990 (1990-10-24) (age 24) 9 2 Germany Borussia Dortmund
20 3MF Christoph Kramer 19 Februar 1991 (1991-02-19) (age 24) 9 0 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
16 3MF Karim Bellarabi 8 Aprile 1990 (1990-04-08) (age 25) 5 0 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
19 4FW Mario Götze 3 Juin 1992 (1992-06-03) (age 23) 43 13 Germany Bayern Munich
23 4FW Max Kruse 19 Mairch 1988 (1988-03-19) (age 27) 11 1 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach

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
DF Kevin Großkreutz 19 Julie 1988 (1988-07-19) (age 26) 6 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund v.  Scotland, 7 September 2014
DF Marcel Schmelzer 22 Januar 1988 (1988-01-22) (age 27) 16 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
DF Marcell Jansen 4 November 1985 (1985-11-04) (age 29) 45 3 Germany Hamburger SV 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
MF Lars Bender 27 Aprile 1989 (1989-04-27) (age 26) 19 4 Germany Bayer Leverkusen v.  Spain, 19 November 2014
MF Julian Draxler 20 September 1993 (1993-09-20) (age 21) 15 1 Germany Schalke 04 v.  Ireland, 14 October 2014
MF Sidney Sam 31 Januar 1988 (1988-01-31) (age 27) 5 0 Germany Schalke 04 v.  Scotland, 7 September 2014
MF Leon Goretzka 6 Februar 1995 (1995-02-06) (age 20) 1 0 Germany Schalke 04 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
MF Max Meyer 18 September 1995 (1995-09-18) (age 19) 1 0 Germany Schalke 04 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
FW Kevin Volland 30 Julie 1992 (1992-07-30) (age 22) 3 0 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim v.  Spain, 19 November 2014
FW Mario Gómez 10 Julie 1985 (1985-07-10) (age 29) 60 25 Italy Fiorentina v.  Scotland, 7 September 2014

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 January 2012. 
  7. "Germany's strength in numbers". UEFA. Retrieved 14 January 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 July 2014). "Germany May Be the Best National Soccer Team Ever". FiveThirtyEight. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  12. "Das Team". DFB. Retrieved 20 March 2015.