East Germany Olympic football team

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East Germany
Nickname(s) "Weltmeister in Freundschaftsspielen" (World champion in friendly games)
Association Deutscher Fußball-Verband der DDR — DFV
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
FIFA code GDR
First colours
Second colours
Summer Olympic Games
Appearances 4 (first in 1964)
Best result Gold Medal, 1976

The East Germany Olympic football team was from 1952 to 1990 the football team of East Germany, playing as one of three post-war German teams, along with Saarland and West Germany.

After German reunification in 1990, the Deutscher Fußball-Verband der DDR (DFV), and with it the East German team, joined the Deutscher Fußball-Bund (DFB).

Overall record[edit]

Year Round Position Pld Won Drawn* Lost GF GA
Finland 1952 Did not enter
Australia 1956 Withdrew
Italy 1960 Did not qualify
Japan 1964 Bronze medal
(as United Team of Germany)
3rd 6 4 1 1 12 4
Mexico 1968 Did not qualify
West Germany 1972 Bronze medal (Shared) 3rd (Shared) 7 4 1 2 23 9
Canada 1976 Gold medal 1st 5 4 1 0 10 2
Soviet Union 1980 Silver medal 2nd 6 4 1 1 12 2
United States 1984 Withdrew
South Korea 1988 Did not qualify
Total 1 Gold Medal, 1 Silver medal, 2 Bronze medal 4/10 24 16 4 4 57 17

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