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World Cup Appearances:
France 1998 was Germany's 14th appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best World Cup Performance:
Germany have won the World Cup three times: Switzerland 1954, West Germany 1974, and Italy 1990.

Germany have also been runners-up three times, third twice and fourth once.

Germany in the 1998 World Cup

Deutscher Fussball-Bund
Group F

15th June: vs. United States (2:0) in Paris.

21st June: vs. Yugoslavia (2:2) in Lens.

25th June: vs. Iran (2:0) in Montpellier.

Germany were just going through the motions in the first round; don't they always.

Knockout Stage

2nd Round
29th June: vs. Mexico (2:1) in Montpellier.

Germany overcame Mexico thanks to goals from Oliver Bierhoff and Jürgen Klinsmann

1/4 Finals
4th July: vs. Croatia (0:3) in Lyon.

Down to ten-men against Croatia, Germany failed to score and let three goals in.

Union des Associations Européennes de Football.

Deutscher Fussball-Bund.

Germany World Cup Squad


1 Andreas Köpke (Marseilles)
12 Oliver Kahn (Bayern Munich)
22 Jens Lehmann (Schalke 04)


2 Christian Wörns (Bayer Leverkusen)
4 Jurgen Kohler (Borussia Dortmund)
5 Thomas Helmer (Bayern Munich)
6 Olaf Thon (Schalke 04)
8 Lothar MatthäusM (Bayern Munich)
14 Markus Babbel (Bayern Munich)
19 Stefan Reuter (Borussia Dortmund)


3 Jorg Heinrich (Borussia Dortmund)
7 Andreas Möller (Borussia Dortmund)
10 Thomas Hässler (Karlsruhe)
13 Jens Jeremies (1860 Munich)
15 Steffen Freund (Borussia Dortmund)
16 Dietmar Hamann (Bayern Munich)
17 Christian Ziege (AC Milan)
21 Michael Tarnat (Bayern Munich)


9 Ulf Kirsten (Bayer Leverkusen)
11 Olaf Marschall (Kaiserslautern)
18 Jurgen Klinsnann (Tottenham Hotspur)
20 Oliver Bierhoff (Udinese)

Berti Vogts.

Teams by Group

Group A
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Group B
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Group C
Travel to Denmark Denmark, Travel to France France, Travel to Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Travel to South Africa South Africa.

Group D
Travel to Bulgaria Bulgaria, Travel to Nigeria Nigeria, Travel to Paraguay Paraguay, Travel to Spain Spain.

Group E
Travel to Belgium Belgium, Travel to Holland Holland, Travel to Mexico Mexico, Travel to South Korea South Korea.

Group F
Travel to Germany Germany, Travel to Iran Iran, Travel to USA United States, Travel to Serbia Yugoslavia.

Group G
Travel to Colombia Colombia, Travel to England England, Travel to Romania Romania, Travel to Tunisia Tunisia.

Group H
Travel to Argentina Argentina, Travel to Croatia Croatia, Travel to Jamaica Jamaica, Travel to Japan Japan.

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