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Season Info: The German national soccer team had a very impressive performance in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, which was held in South Africa. The team was managed by Joachim Low, who had taken over as coach in 2006.
Germany began the tournament with a 4-0 victory over Australia, in which Miroslav Klose scored two goals. They then defeated Serbia 1-0 in their second group stage game, with striker Lukas Podolski scoring the only goal of the match.
In their final group game, Germany faced Ghana, and the match ended in a 1-0 victory for the Germans. Mesut Ozil scored the winning goal in the second half, and the team finished top of their group with maximum points.
In the knockout stages, Germany faced England in the round of 16, and produced one of the most memorable performances of the tournament. The team won 4-1, with goals from Klose, Podolski, and Thomas Muller. Muller's goal in particular was controversial, as the ball had clearly crossed the line before being cleared by England defender John Terry, but the goal was not given by the officials.
Germany then faced Argentina in the quarterfinals, and produced another stunning display to win 4-0. Klose scored again, taking his total to four goals for the tournament, and Muller also scored his fourth goal of the competition.
The team's impressive run came to an end in the semifinals, where they faced Spain and lost 1-0. Despite the defeat, Germany's performances throughout the tournament had earned them widespread praise for their attacking style of play and the quality of their young players.
In the third-place playoff, Germany defeated Uruguay 3-2 to finish the tournament in third place. Muller was awarded the Golden Boot for finishing as the tournament's joint top scorer, and the team's performances had signaled a new era of success for German soccer, with a young and talented team that would go on to win the 2014 World Cup.
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The German national soccer team had a disappointing performance in the 2004 UEFA European Championship, which was held in Portugal. The team was managed by Rudi Voller, who had led them to the final of the previous major international tournament, the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
Germany began the tournament with a 1-1 draw against the Netherlands, with Torsten Frings scoring their only goal of the game. They then suffered a 0-0 draw against Latvia, in what was seen as a major upset. The team's lackluster performance in this game led to widespread criticism from fans and media alike.
In their final group stage match, Germany faced the Czech Republic, needing a win to progress to the knockout stages. The team's hopes were quickly dashed, however, as they fell behind to an early goal from Jan Koller. Despite creating several chances, Germany were unable to find the net, and their tournament ended with a 2-1 defeat.
Germany's performance in the 2004 European Championship was widely regarded as a disappointment, given their strong performances in previous tournaments. The team struggled to create clear-cut chances and lacked the attacking threat of previous years. Rudi Voller resigned as manager after the tournament, and the team underwent a period of transition before achieving success once again at the 2010 World Cup.
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The German national soccer team had a strong performance in the 2002 FIFA World Cup, which was held in South Korea and Japan. Managed by Rudi Voller, the team reached the final before being defeated by Brazil.
Germany began the tournament with a commanding 8-0 win over Saudi Arabia, which set the tone for their impressive attacking displays throughout the competition. Miroslav Klose, Oliver Bierhoff, and Carsten Jancker were among the goal scorers in the opening game.
The team continued to impress in the group stage, securing victories over Ireland and Cameroon to finish top of their group. In the knockout stages, Germany defeated Paraguay 1-0 in the round of 16, with Michael Ballack scoring the decisive goal.
Germany then faced the United States in the quarterfinals, and once again won by a solitary goal, with Klose finding the back of the net. The team's defense was also strong, with goalkeeper Oliver Kahn producing a number of crucial saves to keep his side in the game.
In the semifinals, Germany faced co-hosts South Korea in a fiercely contested match. Despite dominating for long periods, Germany were unable to break through the Korean defense, and the game went into extra time. In a controversial moment, South Korea were awarded a penalty which they converted to secure a 1-0 victory and eliminate Germany from the tournament.
Despite the disappointment of the semifinal defeat, Germany's overall performance in the 2002 World Cup was highly impressive. They showcased their attacking prowess, scoring 14 goals in the tournament, while also demonstrating defensive solidity and resilience. Oliver Kahn and Michael Ballack were among the standout performers, and the team's performances earned them widespread praise from soccer fans and experts alike.