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Wednesday, March 22, 2006

World Cup Fifa Fotball World Cup - Germany 2006

The FIFA World Cup or "Football World Cup", "The World Cup", or simply "World Cup" is the most important competition in international football, and the world's most representative team sport event. Organised by Federation Internationale de Football Association the World Cup is contested by the men's national football teams of FIFA member nations. Since the second World Cup in 1934, qualifying tournaments have been held to thin the field for the final tournament. The 2006 Football World Cup will be in Germany. Here the Gemany Stadium where all matches and finals will be played: Berlin, Dortmund , Frankfurt , Gelsenkirchen , Hamburg , Hanover , Kaiserslautern , Cologne , Leipzig , Munich , Nuremberg and Stuttgart Stadium. Getting Tickets for these events will be very difficult, but not impossible... While the championship is awarded every four years, it is more of an ongoing event as the qualifying rounds of the competition take place over the three years leading up to the final rounds. The final tournament phase (often called the "Finals") involves 32 national teams competing over a four-week period in a previously nominated host nation. Starting from the 1938 World Cup, host nations have received an automatic berth in the finals. Only seven nations have ever won the World Cup Finals. Brazil are the current holders, as well as the most successful World Cup team, having won the tournament five times, while Germany and Italy follow with three titles each. The next football World Cup Finals will be held in Germany between June 9 and July 9, 2006