Germany 1990 WC Final
Coach: Franz Beckenbauer / Berti Vogts
Achievements: World Cup 1990, Euro 96
Key Players: Matthaus, Klinsmann, Voller, Hassler, Littbarski, Sammer, Kohler, Brehme
Star Player: Matthaus
Former playing legend Beckenbauer took his newly unified national team to a deserved victory in the 1990 World Cup. Playing with the traditional German 5-3-2 system the side displayed the traditional German virtues of concentration, character and efficiency. They also had quality throughout the team. Matthaus in particular standing out in the tournament with his exemplary leadership and drive.
This was the beginning of another period of German dominance. In 1992 they surprisingly lost the European Championship Finals to Denmark and in 1994 they were knocked out of the World Cup at Quarter-Final stage. Nevertheless, many of the 1990 players were still around in 1996 when Bert Vogts led them to victory in Euro 96 on English soil, banishing some memories of 1966.