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  • Tuesday July 25, 2006 | Soccer World Cup Equivalent to 64 Super Bowls : Italian Match-fixing Verdicts Due According to figures released on Tuesday by media buying and planning firm Initiative - a company owned by Interpublic Group, the world's third largest advertising conglomerate - the 2006 FIFA World Cup, with an average TV audience of 93 million viewers for each match, delivered the equivalent of 64 during the month-long tournament

  • More than 5.9 billion people watched World Cup matches live in 54 global markets, and about 284 million people tuned in to see on penalties in the final on Sunday 9 July

  • The 2006 tournament attracted 10 percent more viewers than in 2002, and attracted twice the number of viewers who watched the Athens Olympics opening ceremony, solidifying the soccer World Cup as the top draw for broadcasters and advertisers

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  • In fine English fashion, everyone and everything but the players themselves are being blamed for the World Cup exit

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  • Live Scoreboard Italy defeated France in a thrilling victory in the final, to capture its first World Cup since 1982

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  • Tournament Leaders Germany's Miroslav Klose became the fifth player in the last six World Cup touranments to win the Golden Boot award and whose team did not win the championship

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  • Vic Rauter: 39-24 Craig Forrest: 42-21 Dick Howard: 40-23 Gerry Dobson: 39-24 Records and Honours How many games has Brazil won in World Cup history? Who is the all-time leading goal scorer? What was the highest score ever recorded by two teams in tournament play? All these answers and more in our &copy, &amp, a division of Bell Globemedia Inc

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  • 2006 FIFA World Cup - FIFA Fussball-Weltmeisterschaft Deutschland 2006 Official logo Teams 32   (from 198 ) Host Champions (4th title) Matches played    64 Goals scored 147   (average 2.297 per match) Attendance 3, 353, 655   (average 52, 401 per match) Top scorer(s) The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th staging of the, the quadrennial international world championship tournament

  • won its fourth world championship, defeating 5-3 in a after finished in a 1-1 draw

  • Contents [] Qualification Main article: 198 teams attempted to qualify for the 2006 World Cup

  • [] Finals tournament 2006 World Cup Wall Chart [] Italy are Champions The finals tournament of the 2006 World Cup began on, with a for which the 32 teams were divided into eight groups of four teams each

  • The tournament culminated in the World Cup Final, played in on, which saw, led by coach, triumph over on penalties after extra time, winning the FIFA World Cup for the first time in 24 years

  • [] Flood of cards In comparison to earlier World Cups, the tournament was notable for the number of yellow and red cards given out

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  • The FIFA World Cup , sometimes called the football World Cup or the soccer World Cup , but usually referred to simply as the World Cup , is an international competition contested by the of member nations of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association () (the sport's global governing body)

  • The tournament's final phase (often called the 'World Cup Finals') involves thirty-two national teams competing at several venues (within the host nation or nations) over a period of about a month

  • It is the most widely-viewed sporting event in the world, with 1.1 billion people watching the

  • is the most successful World Cup team, having won the tournament five times

  • Of the ten World Cups staged in Europe, only one saw victory by a non- team, that being Brazil in

  • For this reason, it was not really a forerunner of the World Cup

  • Notwithstanding, the competition is sometimes described as The First World Cup , and featured the most prestigious professional club sides from, and

  • In 1914, FIFA agreed to recognise the Olympic tournament as a 'world football championship for amateurs', and took responsibility for managing the event

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  • 05/23/2006 EA's 2006 FIFA World Cup - Now Open

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  • Status quo in FIFA rankings ZURICH, Switzerland — Despite exiting the World Cup in the quarterfinals, Brazil remained world soccer's No

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  • We count down to the new/old classic trilogy DVD release: SECTIONS CHANNELS · GET GAMES PARTNERS · · » » » 2006 FIFA World Cup Also known as: FIFA World Cup 2006, 06 FIFA Soccer World Cup , 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany , 2006 FIFA Football World Cup (EU) Guide FAQs Celebrating the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany - the world's largest sporting event - 2006 FIFA World Cup brings you to the games with the world's superstar players, 12 official stadiums that will be used at 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany and stadiums from each qualifying region

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  • | Italy coach Marcello Lippi has resigned, three days after guiding the Azzurri to their fourth World Cup title in Sunday's final against France

  • After being eliminated in the World Cup by a dubious penalty kick, the Socceroos have been snubbed in the latest world rankings

  • Zinedine Zidane's World Cup final conduct is the subject of a FIFA probe, but whether Marco Materazzi is also being investigated is unclear

  • FIFA may strip disgraced French skipper Zinedine Zidane of his Golden Ball award for the best player of the World Cup

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  • In his first comments since the World Cup began, Frank Lowy argues the taxpayers' contribution was money well spent

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  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter has denied reports that South Africa might lose the 2010 World Cup

  • For French fans, the hardest part of France's World Cup final loss was the moment Zinedine Zidane ended his career in disgrace

  • There was one burning question left unanswered following Italy's World Cup final triumph over France

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  • The world cup finals are being held in Germany and it promises to be a very exciting and entertaining event

  • Potential Winners Of The Football World Cup Germany to win the World Cup? The hosts Germany are always a big threat in the world cup and have an outstanding record in the tournament

  • France to win the World Cup? The French team have had an outstanding decade and still boast some of the best players in the world

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  • What did you think of this year's World Cup? It was incredible

  • The World Cup of what? WC Ticker United States team manager Bruce Arena's contract will not be renewed when it runs out at the end of the year

  • won't renew contract Bruce Arena experienced unprecedented success as coach of the United States men's soccer team, including 71 victories during his eight-year tenure and a quarter-final appearance at the 2002 World Cup

  • Despite one of the world's highest murder rates, violence-wracked Colombia wants to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup

  • The Berlin city government's World Cup coordinator died Thursday, four days after he shot himself in an apparent suicide attempt

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  • 8/10/2006 3.7.06 - The 2006 FIFA World Cup™ Semifinal between the hosts, Germany against Italy at the Dortmund’s FIFA World Cup Stadium on Tuesday (4 July) will be officiated by Benito Archundia of Mexico

  • This is the first time since Mexico 1986 that a CONCACAF Referee will officiate a World Cup Semifinal match

  • Archundia will be joined in the 2006 World Cup Semifinal by Assistant Referees: Jose Ramirez of Mexico and Canada’s Hector Vergara 24.6.06 - Mexico fell by a score of 2:1 against Argentina after extra time in the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ ‘Round-of-16’ at the Zentralstadion in Leipzig, Germany on Saturday

  • &nbs 22.6.06 - The USA became the third CONCACAF team eliminated from the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ after losing 2:1 to Ghana in their last encounter of Group E at the Frankenstadion in Nuremberg, Germany on Thursday

  • Stephen Appiah scored the game-winner for Ghana two minutes later as they progress to the ‘Round-of-1 21.6.06 - After losing to Portugal by a score of 2:1 in the final match of Group D at the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ at the FIFA World Cup Stadium in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Wednesday, Mexico were still able to progress into the ‘Round-of-16’ after finishing second in group play -'s complete coverage of the FIFA World Cup ...
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  • Germany Germany kept its record alive of never failing when attempting to qualify for the World Cup finals

  • Now that they're in, how far will they go? As the countdown to the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan continues,'s Pedro Pinto will take a close look at all of the nations that will contend for football's greatest prize

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  • Oliver Kahn is the world's best keeper and Jens Nowotny is as solid as a center-back gets

  • Voeller has to answer the following question: Who will lead Germany's strike force at the World Cup? Oliver Bierhoff? He has an impressive international goalscoring record but has struggled to find the net for his nation in recent times

  • The qualifying campaign for the World Cup wasn't exactly stellar either

  • Germany has won the World Cup three times (1954, '74 and '90)

  • It has played a total of 78 World Cup games, winning 45, drawing 16 and losing 17

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