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Germany at the EURO, records, stats and star players of Muller in Schweinsteiger UEFA EURO 2020 – Euro 2020

by: Adam Smith

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Germany is in its 50sE match in the final against France in Munich on Tuesday 16 June. UEFA.com dissects Germany’s statistics and records in this competition.

The Nationalmannschaft has qualified for every final since its first appearance in 1972. It has played a record 12 finals, not counting the 2020 final set or the one it will host in 2024. Triple winner (1972, 1980, 1996) – a record held on a par with Spain – she won her last victory in 1996, under Berti Vogts, the only personality to have won the competition both as a player (RFA, 1972) and as a coach.

West Germany celebrates victory in 1980

West Germany celebrates victory in 1980Getty Images

Germany’s euro rankings

1 : winner (1972, 1980, 1996)
1 : finalist (1976, 1992, 2008)
1 : semi-finals (1988, 2012, 2016)
1 : (1984, 2000, 2004)
1 X Non-qualification (1968)
2 x non-participations (1960, 1964 – East Germany played all editions between 60 and 88, but never reached the final set. Germany has been reunited since 1990)

Germans most caped at the EURO

    Bastian Schweinsteiger

Bastian Schweinsteiger Getty Images

18 matches In: Bastian Schweinsteiger (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
14 In: Philipp Lahm (2004, 2008, 2012)
13 In: Mario Gomez (2008, 2012, 2016)
13 In: Thomas Hussler (1992, 1996)
13 In: Jurgen Klinsmann (1992, 1996)
13 In: Miroslav Klose (2004, 2008, 2012)

Germany’s top scorers in the finals

Mario Gomez at EURO 2012

Mario Gomez at EURO 2012AFP via Getty Images

5 goals In: Mario Gomez
5 In: Jurgen Klinsmann
5 In: Gerd Muller
4 In: Lukas Podolski
4 In: Rudi Vuller
4 In: Dieter Muller

Germany’s top scorers by finals

Gerd Muller at EURO 1972

Gerd Muller at EURO 1972Hulton Archive

1972 In: Gerd Muller (4 goals)
1976 In: Dieter Muller (4)
1980 Klaus Allofs (3)
1984 In: Rudi Vuller (2)
1988 In: Rudi Vuller (2)
1992 In: Karl-Heinz Riedle (3)
1996 In: Jurgen Klinsmann (3)
2000 In: Mehmet Scholl (1)
2004 In: Michael Ballack, Torsten Frings (1)
2008 In: Lukas Podolski (3)
2012 In: Mario Gomez (3)
2016 In: Mario Gomez (2)

Germany’s top scorers on a finals match

3 goals In: Dieter Muller (RFA 4-2 Yugoslavia, semi-finals 17/06/76)
3 : Klaus Allofs (RFA 3-2 Netherlands, groups 14/06/80)

German players with the most finals

Lothar Matthaus, 4 EURO contested

Lothar Matthaus, 4 EURO contested Icon Sport via Getty Images

4 In: Lothar Matthus (1980, 1984, 1988, 2000)
4 In: Lukas Podolski (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
4 In: Bastian Schweinsteiger (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)

German selectors in finals

Helmut Schon (1972), Jupp Derwall (1980) and Berti Vogts (1996) won the trophy

Joachim Lew coach at a fourth EURO in 2020

Joachim Lew coach at a fourth EURO in 2020©Getty Images

1972 In: Helmut Schon
1976 In: Helmut Schon
1980 In: Jupp Derwall
1984 In: Jupp Derwall
1988 In: Franz Beckenbauer
1992 In: Berti Vogts
1996 In: Berti Vogts
2000 In: Erich Ribbeck
2004 In: Jurgen Klinsmann
2008 In: Joachim Lew
2012 In: Joachim Lew
2016 In: Joachim Lew