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Updated on: Jun 12, 2014

Germany FIFA World Cup 2014

The Team Eagles with its powerful poseture as the emblem of the Germany National Football team suggests, that best describes the Germany Team as well. Germany is one of the most powerful and successful football teams in the world. It has won the three World Cups (1954, 1974, and 1990) and three European Championships (1972, 1980, and 1996). Besides these major Achievements, Germany National Football Team has placed Germany in runner up position for many times. Germany is placed in 2nd position of FIFA World Football Ranking. Germany plays in UEFA Europe Confederation Cup and the current Head Coach of Germany is Joachlim Low, who is known for his attacking strategy and style. Philipp Lahm is the captain of the team.

Known as National Mannschaft (National Team), DFB-Elf (DFB Eleven), DFB-Auswahi(DFB selection) or Nationalelf (National eleven) in the homeland whereas DIA Mannschaft(The Team) or Die Adler (The Eagles) in international arena, Germany is one of the most expected candidates of the World Cup 2014 grabber. The History of Germany Football tells the tale of their success and achievements. Germany Started playing in World Cup since 1934.

Germany is in the top position in the Group-C with the unbeatable record in soccer world cup 2014 along with Portugal, USA and Ghana. Germany will play against the team of these countries in preliminary Qualifier rounds. Dressed in white with a red stripe, the team has 23 players squad for the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Cristiano Ronaldo is the captain of the squad representing Germany in 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. The names and position of the squad are, Goal Keepers:  Manuel Neuer (1), Ron-Robert Zieler (12), Roman Weidenfeller (22), Defenders: Kevin Grobkreutz (2), Matthias Ginter (3), Benedikt Howedes (4), Mats Hummels (5), Erik Durm (15), Philipp Lahm (16), Per Mertesacker (17), Jermome Boateng (20), Shkodran Mustafi (21), Midfielders: Sami Khedira (6), Bastian Schweinsteiger (7), Mesut Ozil (8), Andre Schurrle (9), Lukas Podolski (10), Thomas Muller (13), Julian Draxler (14), Toni Kroos (18), Mario Gotze (19), Christoph Kramer (23) Forwards: Miroslav Klose(11).