Who won in 2006 World Cup?
Italy national football team
2006 FIFA World Cup/Champion
Italy won the tournament, claiming their fourth World Cup title. They defeated France 5–3 in a penalty shoot-out in the final, after extra time had finished in a 1–1 draw. Germany defeated Portugal 3–1 to finish in third place.
Who scored the winning goal 2006 World Cup?
BBC SPORT | Football | World Cup 2006 | Zidane off as Italy win World Cup. Italy beat France 5-3 in a penalty shoot-out to win the World Cup after an absorbing 1-1 draw in Berlin. Fabio Grosso scored the winning penalty after France’s David Trezeguet missed.
Who knocked Brazil out of the 2006 World Cup?
BBC SPORT | Football | World Cup 2006 | Brazil 0-1 France. Thierry Henry’s superb volley sent holders Brazil out of the World Cup as France moved into the semi-finals.
How did Italy win World Cup 2006?
Italy won the World Cup after beating France 5–3 in a penalty shoot-out following a 1–1 draw at the conclusion of extra time. Italy’s Andrea Pirlo was awarded the Man of the Match, and Zidane was awarded the Golden Ball as the best player of the tournament.
Who won world best in 2006?
Who scored the winning goal for Italy in 2006?
Fabio Grosso—who scored Italy’s first goal in the semi-final against Germany—scored the winning penalty; Italy won by a score of 5–3.
Where was the 2006 World Cup Final played?
The 2006 World Cup Final was held on July 9, 2006, at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany. Italy and France faced each other in a single 90-minute match which ended in a 1-1 draw. As there was no winner during the regular period, extra time was played, but as the tie was not broken, penalties were taken.
Who was Italy’s opponent in the 2006 World Cup?
Italy Italy Round France France Opponents Results Group stage Opponents Results Ghana 2–0 Match 1 Switzerland 0–0 United States 1–1 Match 2 South Korea 1–1 Czech Republic 2–0 Match 3 Togo 2–0
How many teams qualified for the World Cup in 2006?
198 teams attempted to qualify for the 2006 World Cup. Germany, the host nation, was granted automatic qualification, with the remaining 31 finals places divided among the continental confederations.
How many people watched the World Cup in 2006?
The 2006 World Cup stands as one of the most watched events in television history, garnering an estimated 26.29 billion times viewed, compiled over the course of the tournament. The final attracted an estimated audience of 715.1 million people.