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On this day: 14 June 2006

On this day 14 June 2006

14 June is a positive day for Germany in FWC history; they have played three matches without defeat on this date: in the 1970 quarter-finals, Germany defeated England 3-2; in a 1974 group match, Germany won 1-0 v. Chile; in 1978, they drew 0-0 with Italy.

On 14 June 2002, Poland won their last FIFA World Cup™ match (3-1 v. USA), on 14 June 1982, they drew 0-0 with Italy in a group match, and on 14 June 1978, they lost 0-2 in a second-stage match v. Argentina.

On this day in 1974, Australia played against Germany DR in Hamburg - the first time a team from Oceania ever appeared at the FIFA World Cup™ (0-2).

On this day in 1998, Croatia's Robert Prosinecki scored against Jamaica and became the first and only player to score a goal for two different countries at a FIFA World Cup™. In 1990, Prosinecki also scored a goal for Yugoslavia v. UAE.

FIFA Communications Division

Berlin, 12 June 2006