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Soccerball.svg East Germany
Association German Football Association of the GDR
Most caps Joachim Streich (102[1])
Top scorer Joachim Streich (55[1])
World Cup
Appearances 1
First Apps 1974
Best result Round 2 (1974)

East Germany national football team was the national football team of the German Democratic Republic (GDR or East Germany) from 1952 to 1990. The East Germany team is now the Germany team.


FIFA World Cup

The East German team on their last-ever match in 1990.

East Germany only qualified for one World Cup, and they only made it to round 2.

European Championship

East Germany never qualified for a UEFA European Football Championship tournament.

  • 1960 to 1988 - Did not qualify
  • 1992 - Left to qualification round


  1. 1.0 1.1 "East German-Record International Players". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 2008-08-24.