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.
Who scored the opening goal of the 2006 World Cup?
For the first time ever in the FIFA World Cup, the first and last goals of the tournament were scored by defenders. Philipp Lahm, the German left wingback, scored the opener against Costa Rica after only 5 minutes of the opening match.
Who won the 2006 World Cup?
Сборная Италии по футболу
Which player scored a goal for Italy in the World Cup finals and also played in the Premier League?
He was one of the key players in the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final against France, as he scored Italy’s goal and later, in extra time, received a headbutt from Zinedine Zidane who was punished with a red card. Italy then went on to win the World Cup in a penalty shoot-out, during which Materazzi scored again.
Who was the best player in 2006 World Cup?
The 2006 FIFA World Player of the Year prize was awarded to Italian Fabio Cannavaro for the first time. He finished ahead of the retired Midfielder Zinedine Zidane, who won the Golden Ball at the World Cup and the winner of the last FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho in the final round of voting.
Who hosted the 2006 World Cup?
Germany will host the 2006 World Cup after coming from behind to shock massive favourites South Africa in the final round of voting.
When did Italy win the World Cup last?
2006 FIFA World Cup™ – News – Italy conquer the world as Germany wins friends – FIFA.com.
Why was Zidane sent off?
There’s few more iconic World Cup final moments than Zidane’s final ever moment as a player in the 2006 final, when he was sent off for landing a headbutt in the centre of Materazzi’s head.
Who knocked England out of the 2006 World Cup?
England went out of the World Cup 3-1 on penalties after their quarter-final with Portugal ended 0-0. England lost skipper David Beckham to injury just after half-time and Wayne Rooney was sent off after 62 minutes for a stamp on Ricardo Carvalho.
What Minutes did Zidane get sent?
Elizondo then issued Zidane a red card in the 110th minute. It marked the 14th overall expulsion of Zidane’s career, and meant he joined Cameroon’s Rigobert Song as the only players ever to be sent off during two separate World Cup tournaments.
Has anyone scored a hat trick in the World Cup final?
Geoff Hurst is the only player to have scored a hat-trick in a World Cup final.
What does FIFA stand for?
FIFA — Soccer’s World Governing Body
Founded in 1904 to provide unity among national soccer associations, the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) boasts 209 members, rivaling that of the United Nations, and is arguably the most prestigious sports organization in the world.
What is the biggest defeat in soccer history?
Australia 31–0 American Samoa
Australia’s Archie Thompson scored 13 goals, breaking the record for most goals scored by a player in an international match, and the team set a world record for the largest victory in an international football match.
Where was World Cup 2006 held?
What made Zidane headbutt?
Italy defender Marco Materazzi has finally revealed what he said that instigated the infamous Zinedine Zidane headbutt in the Fifa 2006 World Cup final. With the match tied up 1-1 with 10 minutes remaining in extra-time, the French captain was red carded after he head-butted Materazzi in the chest.
Who is the best player in 2007?