The Germany national football team represents Germany in men's international football and played its first match in 1908. The team is governed by the German Football Association, founded in 1900.
Head Coach; Joachim Löw
Captain: Manuel Neuer
Most caps: Lothar Matthäus (150 appearances)
Home ground: Allianz Arena, Signal Iduna Park, Olympiastadion Berlin
FIFA Ranking: 15th
Top scorer: Miroslav Klose (71 goals)
Germany is one of the most successful national teams in international competitions, having won four World Cups (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014), three European Championships (1972, 1980, 1996), and one Confederations Cup (2017). They have also been runners-up three times in the European Championships, four times in the World Cup, and a further four third-place finishes at World Cups. East Germany won Olympic Gold in 1976.
Germany is the only nation to have won both the FIFA World Cup and the FIFA Women's World Cup.
Germany is also the only European nation that has won a FIFA World Cup in the Americas.