World Cup Football tournament organized by FIFA in 2006 from June 9 to July 9. Google released a set of doodles representing each nation in their home page. In that Google doodle a player is their representing each team and the first ‘o’ in the Google logo is replaced with the soccer ball.
2006 World Cup Google Doodles Ivory Coast
In 2006 World Cup football tournament Ivory Cost was in Group C along with other nations like Argentina, Netherlands and Serbia and Montenegro. The first match of the Group was between Ivory Coast and Argentina on 10th June.
In this match Argentina won by 1-0. The next match of Ireland was between Netherland. In this match Netherlands won by 2-1. The next match was against Serbia and Montenegro. In this match at last Ivory Coast won by 3-0. But Ivory Coast didn’t go to next stage and ended up in 3rd spot in Group table.
2006 World Cup Google Doodles Ireland
Ireland were in the Port B of the qualifying Groups for World Cup 2006 football tournament in UEFA teams. In the qualifying matches the whole teams are divided into 7 Groups.
Ireland was in Port B along with Netherlands, Croatia, Belgium, Denmark, Russia, Slovenia, and Poland. For the next level of matches Ireland was in Group 4. In Group for along with Ireland there are other teams like France, Switzerland, Israel, Cyprus and Faroe Islands. But Ireland didn’t qualify for the next level and ended up with 10win, 4 lose and 5 draws on 4th of the rank table in Group 4.
2006 World Cup Google Doodles Croatia
In 2006 World Cup football Croatia was in Group F along with other teams like Brazil, Australia and Japan. The first match in the Group was between Australia and Japan on 12th June.
First match of Croatia was on 13th June in which they played with Brazil. In this match Brazil won by 1-0. The next match between Japan and Croatia become draw by 0-0. There occurred 2 consecutive draws for the Croatian team as they again came up with a draw in their next match against Australia also. In this match both team hit 2 Goals each thus the draw comes. But Croatia gets out of the tournament at initial stage itself.
2006 World Cup Google Doodles Trinidad & Tobago
In 2006 World Cup Trinidad and Tobago were belonged to Group B along with England, Sweden and Paraguay. The first match of the Group was between England and Paraguay on 10th June 2006.
In that day itself the match between Trinidad and Tobago and Sweden occurred. The match end up with draw by 1-1. The next match was between Trinidad and Tobago and England. In this match England won by 2-0. In the next match with Paraguay also Trinidad and Tobago faced the loss and loss to them by 2-0. So by this poor performance Trinidad and Tobago was out of the tournament at initial stage itself.
2006 World Cup Google Doodles Australia
Australia in 2006 World Cup football tournament belonged to Group F along with other nations like Croatia, Brazil and Japan. The first match of the Group was between Australia and Japan. In this match Australia won by 3-1.
But in the match against Brazil Australia lost to Brazil by 2-0. In the next match with Croatia was ended up in a draw by 2-2. So by this 1 Win, loss and draw Australia propagated to next level in the tournament. In the next level match Australia played with Italy. But they loss by 1-0. So here the end of Australia’s journey in 2006 World Cup is ended.