The current World champions with FIFA ranking 1 lie second in a tie with Italy in the all-time world football ranking with four FIFA World Cup, behind only Brazil with five FIFA World Cup. Germany is one of the strongest and successful national team in the international tournaments, having won four FIFA World Cup, three European Championship. Recently they won confederations Cup in 2017 also. German national teams are known for their amazing performances on the pitch and for their strongest consistency on their international competitions. They have also been runners-up four times in the FIFA World Cup and finished four third places in the FIFA World Cup. After their first appearance in the FIFA World Cup 2034, German national teams are shining in the FIFA World Cup in every edition of the prestigious tournament. The team has won FIFA World Cup trophy in 1954, 1974, 1990, and 2014. German became one of the only four nations to win all full senior major international titles alongside Brazil, France, and Argentina.
World Cup Qualifier Europe
The World Cup qualifier in Europe selects 14 countries for the FIFA World Cup and for 2018 FIFA World Cup; Russia qualifies for being a host country. 52 countries who are the members of FIFA from Europe go for the preliminary competition where those 5 countries were divided into 9 groups in which 7 groups contain 6 teams and rest of the two groups contain only 5 teams. England, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, and Spain are placed in a group containing 6 teams. Winners from each group qualify automatically and the eight best runners-up go for the playoffs from which 4 teams are selected. Thus, in this way, the Europe qualifier selects 14 nations for the FIFA World Cup.
German finished first in the Group C along with Northern Ireland, Czech Republic, Norway, Azerbaijan, and San Marino with a total of 30 points. German defeated all the teams in the qualifying round with a total win of 10 games out of 10 games. They scored 8 goals against San Marino in San Marino stadium and scored 7 goals in German home side. After winning all games, they are advanced to FIFA World Cup 2018.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Group F
The final draw of FIFA World Cup 2018 has placed Germany in Group F where Germany has to play against Mexico, Korea Republic, and Sweden and qualify for the knockout stage into the round of sixteen’s.
The Fixtures for Germany in Group Stage are:
- Germany –Mexico (17 June)
- Germany –Sweden (23 June)
- Korea Republic– Germany (27 June)
Player to watch:
Mesut Ozil Timo Werner Toni Kroos
Coach: Joachim Low