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Germany qualified for the 2010 World Cup Finals on 10th October, 2009.

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Germany in the World Cup Finals

World Cup Finals:
(United) Germany make their 7th appearance at the World Cup Finals.

West Germany made 10 appearances (playing in every World Cup finals from 1954 to 1990) and East Germany made one appearance - in 1974 (where they even beat the hosts, West Germany, in the opening round).

Germany's Best World Cup Performance

World Cup Winners, as West Germany, three times: Switzerland 1954, West Germany 1974 and Italy 1990.

Runners-up in England 1966, Spain 1982, Mexico 1986 and Korea-Japan 2002.

Germany World Cup Preparations

Germany prepares for the 2010 World Cup Finals in South Africa.

Germany held two training camps, one in Sicily and one in the Italian Alps.

Pre World Cup Friendly Matches:

Thu, 13th May: Germany vs Malta (3:0) - Aachen, Germany.
VfB Stuttgart's Cacau scored twice as Germany kicked off the 2010 World Cup preparations with a comfortable win over Malta.

Sat, 29th May: Hungary vs Germany (0:3) - Budapest, Hungary.
Lukas Podolski (pen), Mario Gomez and Cacau the scorers.

Thu, 3rd June: Germany vs Bosnia-Herzegovina (3:1) - Frankfurt, Germany.

Velmore Hotel - Germany's World Cup Hotel.
Velmore Hotel - Germany's World Cup Hotel.

Hotels in Pretoria - World Cup Hotels.

Germany - 2010 World Cup Fixtures and Results

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Group D

Group Stage

Germany vs Travel to Australia Australia
Durban (4:0)

Friday, 18th June:

Germany vs Travel to Serbia Serbia
Port Elizabeth (0:1)

Wednesday, 23rd June:

Travel to Ghana Ghana vs Germany
Jo'burg Soccer City (0:1)

Second Round

Sunday, 27th June:

Germany vs Travel to England England
Bloemfontein (4:1)


Saturday, 3rd July:

Travel to Argentina Argentina vs Germany
Cape Town (0:4)


Wednesday, 7th July:

Germany vs Travel to Spain Spain
Durban (0:1)

Third-Place Match

Saturday, 10th July:

Travel to Uruguay Uruguay vs Germany
Port Elizabeth (2:3)

Knockout Stage

Germany 2010 World Cup Squad



1 Manuel Neuer (Schalke 04)
12 Tim Wiese (Werder Bremen)
22 Jorg Butt (Bayern Munich)


2 Marcell Jansen (Hamburger SV)
3 Arne Friedrich (Hertha BSC Berlin)
4 Dennis Aogo (Hamburger SV)
5 Serdar Tasci (VfB Stuttgart)
14 Holger Badstuber (Bayern Munich)
16 Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich)
17 Per Mertesacker (Werder Bremen)
20 Jerome Boateng (Hamburger SV)


6 Sami Khedira (VfB Stuttgart)
7 Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich)
8 Mesut Özil (Werder Bremen)
15 Piotr Trochowski (Hamburger SV)
18 Toni Kroos (Bayer Leverkusen)
21 Marko Marin (Werder Bremen)


9 Stefan Kiessling (Bayer Leverkusen)
10 Lukas Podolski (FC Köln)
11 Miroslav Klose (Bayern Munich)
13Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich)
19 Cacau (VfB Stuttgart)
23 Mario Gomez (Bayern Munich)

Joachim Löw (Germany)

Players to watch:
Bastian Schweinsteiger, Mesut Özil and Phillip Lahm.

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