2006 FIFA World Cup Trivia

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Can you name the answers to these questions about the 2006 FIFA World Cup?

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Group Stage
Which German player scored the first goal of the tournament? 
Trinidad and Tobago got their only point of the tournament by drawing with what team? 
Which Italian player received a red card and a four match ban for an elbow to the face of American forward Brian McBride? 
Which American player received a red card and a three match ban later in that same game for a tackle on Italy's Andrea Pirlo? 
Which Croatian player became the first player ever to receive three yellow cards in a match after the referee mistakenly did not send him off after his second yellow? 
Who scored the lone goal of the tournament for Togo? 
Which team made it to the Round of 16 despite losing 4-0 to Spain in their opening match? 
Which was the only African nation to make it out of the group stage? 
Round of 16
Who missed a penalty kick for Sweden in their 2-0 loss to Germany? 
Who scored in extra time for Argentina to beat Mexico? 
Which Australian defender was called for a foul in the box on Italy's Fabio Grosso that led to a controversial late penalty for Italy? 
Who converted the ensuing penalty for Italy? 
How many penalties did Switzerland convert in their penalty shootout loss to Ukraine? 
Who scored for England to beat Ecuador 1-0? 
What was the nickname given to the violent match between Portugal and Netherlands that saw 16 yellow and 4 red cards handed out? 
Which two players were sent off for Portugal in that match? 
Which two players were sent off for the Netherlands in that match? 
Who scored his record 15th World Cup goal for Brazil? 
Quarterfinals
Which German player was suspended for the semifinal for the after-match brawl between Germany and Argentina? 
Which English striker received a red card for stomping on the leg of Portugal's Ricardo Carvalho? (I pity you if you don't know the answer to this) 
Who on Portugal caused controversy after supposedly winking to his bench after said red card? 
Which goalkeeper saved three English penalties in the penalty shootout to send Portugal to the semis? 
Who scored the lone goal for France against Brazil, knocking out the defending champions? 
Who failed to convert the decisive penalty in the shootout for Argentina, costing them the game against Germany? 
Who scored two goals for Italy in their 3-0 victory over Ukraine? 
Semifinals
Who scored the go-ahead goal for Italy in extra time against Germany? 
Who scored again for Italy two minutes later to send the host country out of the tournament? 
Who converted a penalty for France to beat Portugal 1-0 and send them to the final for second time? 
Final
How many minutes into the game was the first goal of the match, a Zidane penalty for France? 
Marco Materazzi equalized in the 19th minute for Italy with a header off a corner from whom? 
France was denied a penalty in the 53rd minute when which player was taken down in the box? 
Who made several key saves for Italy during the Final? 
Who did Zinedine Zidane headbutt, earning him a red card, in on of the most controversial moments in the history of the sport? 
What was the name of the man who refereed the match? 
Who missed the only penalty of the penalty shootout in the Final? 
Who converted the Final penalty to win Italy their fourth World Cup and first since 1982? 

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