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On this day: 7 July 2006

On this day: 7 July 2006

On this day in 1974, Germany FR defeated the Netherlands 2-1 in the FIFA World Cup™ final in Munich and captain Franz Beckenbauer lifted the newly-designed trophy for the first time.

FIFA Communications Division

Berlin, 5 July 2006