On the 9th July 2006, Italy won their 4th World Cup, beating France on
penalties in Berlin.
This site is an un-official site for the FIFA World Cup 2006 in Germany. You
will find statistics and information about the tournament for players,
referees, matches, stadia and much more.
When the tournament began, Italy weren't one of
the favorites. The likes of Germany, Argentina and Brazil were more fancied.After
topping a difficult group containing Ghana, USA and the Czech Republic,
Italy were able to negotiate a difficult match against Australia. A win over
Ukraine put them in a semi-final against Germany and suddenly there was a
Cup bettingon the boys in
blue. It was a titanic tussle which the Azzuri finally overcame with two
late goals in extra-time. The final against France was the first all
European final since Italy had defeated West Germany in 1982. The game went
to penalties and Italy picked a great time to win it's first penalty
shootout at the World Cup. Worthy winners, they lifted the trophy for the
This site is dedicated to the magnificent event which was the 2006 World
Cup. It was the second World Cup to take place in Germany after happening
for the first time in 1974. It was a record World Cup in every way. The
rating were higher then ever before,online
sports betting sitesrecorded
greatest activity than ever before and attendances were massive. Part of
this extra interest was due to the large number of teams making their World
Cup debut. Angola, Ivory Coast, Czech Republic, Ghana, Togo, Trinidad and
Tobago, Ukraine and Serbia & Montenegro were all recording their maiden
appearance. Also you had the likes of Australia returning after a long
A significant amount of
around the tournament . There is lots of speculation about the perspective
winners of the World Cup. The coveted golden boot award is another popular
reason for discussion. The German striker Miroslav Klose
who was top goal scorer of the tournament netting an impressive 5 goals.
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The world cup 2006 was Australias first appearance in the finals since 1974.
The self styled 'Sooceroos' did themselves proud, and those who placed a football
them qualifying for the second round are cashing in. A win against Japan in
the opening game and a draw in theory next was enough to see them qualify.
And in truth they were unlucky not to beat Italy in the first knockout game.
Australians were previously more into their rugby, AFL andAshes
soccer, but this tournament changed all that, as the whole nation got behind
World Cup 2010
After the World Cup 2006 in Germany, the next FIFA World
Cup finals will be hosted in
South Africa. This is the first time the
tournament will have been held in Africa and FIFA have chosen a
fantastic country for supporters to visit. To look ahead to the World
Cup in 2010, check the links listed here:
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