Tournament Details



Details:
Host country: Germany
Dates: 09-June-2006 to 09-July-2006
Teams: 32

Stages:
Round 32 teams split in 8 groups of 4
Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F | Group G | Group H
Round 16 Team Playoff
Playoffs

Qualification:
      Countries qualified       Country failed to qualify       Countries that did not enter       Country not a member
Notes:
  • This was the first World Cup for which the previous winner had to qualify; the host nation(s) continue to receive an automatic berth.

  • Team Placing:
    Placing Team Starting ELO Rating Current ELO Rating GF GA GD Region
    1 Italy 1944 2263 (+319) 12 2 10 UEFA
    2 France 1972 2089 (+117) 9 3 6 UEFA
    3 Germany 1897 2143 (+246) 14 6 8 UEFA
    4 Portugal 1915 1995 (+80) 7 5 2 UEFA
    5 Brazil 2036 2082 (+46) 10 2 8 CONMEBOL
    5 Argentina 1924 1994 (+70) 11 3 8 CONMEBOL
    5 England 1973 1950 (-23) 6 2 4 UEFA
    5 Ukraine 1790 1885 (+95) 5 7 -2 UEFA
    9 Netherlands 1995 1982 (-13) 3 2 1 UEFA
    9 Spain 1964 1972 (+8) 9 4 5 UEFA
    9 Sweden 1861 1842 (-19) 3 4 -1 UEFA
    9 Mexico 1838 1810 (-28) 5 5 0 CONCACAF
    9 Australia 1802 1804 (+2) 5 6 -1 OFC
    9 Switzerland 1799 1788 (-11) 2 0 2 UEFA
    9 Ecuador 1699 1769 (+70) 5 4 1 CONMEBOL
    9 Ghana 1618 1769 (+151) 4 6 -2 CAF
    17 Czech Republic 1972 1830 (-142) 3 4 -1 UEFA
    17 Croatia 1838 1805 (-33) 2 3 -1 UEFA
    17 Ivory Coast 1768 1766 (-2) 5 6 -1 CAF
    17 Paraguay 1779 1763 (-16) 2 2 0 CONMEBOL
    17 USA 1838 1741 (-97) 2 6 -4 CONCACAF
    17 Poland 1822 1738 (-84) 2 4 -2 UEFA
    17 South Korea 1730 1715 (-15) 3 4 -1 AFC
    17 Japan 1789 1709 (-80) 2 7 -5 AFC
    17 Iran 1813 1688 (-125) 2 6 -4 AFC
    17 Tunisia 1708 1645 (-63) 3 6 -3 CAF
    17 Serbia and Montenegro 1799 1639 (-160) 2 10 -8 UEFA
    17 Angola 1565 1608 (+43) 1 2 -1 CAF
    17 Costa Rica 1723 1577 (-146) 3 9 -6 CONCACAF
    17 Trinidad and Tobago 1567 1538 (-29) 0 4 -4 CONCACAF
    17 Saudi Arabia 1584 1470 (-114) 2 7 -5 AFC
    17 Togo 1492 1445 (-47) 1 6 -5 CAF
    Top goal scorers:

    5 goals Miroslav Klose
    3 goals David Villa
    3 goals Fernando Torres
    3 goals Hernán Crespo
    3 goals Lukas Podolski
    3 goals Maxi Rodríguez
    3 goals Ronaldo
    3 goals Thierry Henry
    3 goals Zinedine Zidane
    2 goals Adriano
    2 goals Agustín Delgado
    2 goals Alexander Frei
    2 goals Andriy Shevchenko
    2 goals Aruna Dindane
    2 goals Bartosz Bosacki
    2 goals Bastian Schweinsteiger
    2 goals Carlos Tenorio
    2 goals Luca Toni
    2 goals Maniche
    2 goals Marco Materazzi
    2 goals Omar Bravo
    2 goals Patrick Vieira
    2 goals Paulo Wanchope
    2 goals Steven Gerrard
    2 goals Tim Cahill
    2 goals Tomáš Rosický
    1 goal Ahn Jung-Hwan
    1 goal Alberto Gilardino
    1 goal Alessandro Del Piero
    1 goal Andrea Pirlo
    1 goal Andriy Rusol
    1 goal Arjen Robben
    1 goal Asamoah Gyan
    1 goal Bakari Koné
    1 goal Bonaventure Kalou
    1 goal Carlos Tévez
    1 goal Clint Dempsey
    1 goal Craig Moore
    1 goal Cristiano Ronaldo
    1 goal Darijo Srna
    1 goal David Beckham
    1 goal Deco
    1 goal Didier Drogba
    1 goal Esteban Cambiasso
    1 goal Fabio Grosso
    1 goal Filippo Inzaghi
    1 goal Flávio
    1 goal Francesco Totti
    1 goal Francisco Fonseca
    1 goal Franck Ribéry
    1 goal Fred
    1 goal Fredrik Ljungberg
    1 goal Gianluca Zambrotta
    1 goal Gilberto
    1 goal Haminu Dramani
    1 goal Harry Kewell
    1 goal Henrik Larsson
    1 goal Iván Kaviedes
    1 goal Jan Koller
    1 goal Javier Saviola
    1 goal Jawhar Mnari
    1 goal Joaquín
    1 goal Joe Cole
    1 goal John Aloisi
    1 goal Juninho
    1 goal Kaká
    1 goal Keiji Tamada
    1 goal Lee Chun-Soo
    1 goal Lionel Messi
    1 goal Maksym Kalynychenko
    1 goal Marcus Allbäck
    1 goal Mohamed Kader
    1 goal Nelson Cuevas
    1 goal Niko Kovac
    1 goal Nikola Žigic
    1 goal Nuno Gomes
    1 goal Oliver Neuville
    1 goal Park Ji-Sung
    1 goal Pauleta
    1 goal Peter Crouch
    1 goal Philipp Lahm
    1 goal Philippe Senderos
    1 goal Radhi Jaïdi
    1 goal Rafael Márquez
    1 goal Raúl
    1 goal Roberto Ayala
    1 goal Robin van Persie
    1 goal Rónald Gómez
    1 goal Ruud van Nistelrooy
    1 goal Sami Al-Jaber
    1 goal Saša Ilic
    1 goal Serhiy Rebrov
    1 goal Shunsuke Nakamura
    1 goal Simão
    1 goal Sinha
    1 goal Sohrab Bakhtiarizadeh
    1 goal Stephen Appiah
    1 goal Sulley Muntari
    1 goal Torsten Frings
    1 goal Tranquillo Barnetta
    1 goal Vincenzo Iaquinta
    1 goal Xabi Alonso
    1 goal Yahya Golmohammadi
    1 goal Yasser Al-Qahtani
    1 goal Zé Roberto
    1 goal Ziad Jaziri