2006 Men's Hockey World Cup

The 2006 Men's Hockey World Cup was the 11th edition of the Hockey World Cup men's field hockey tournament. It was held 6–17 September 2006 in Mönchengladbach, Germany.

2006 Hockey World Cup
Hockey Weltmeisterschaften 2006
Official logo
Tournament details
Host countryGermany
CityMönchengladbach
Dates6 – 17 September 2006
Teams12 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)Warsteiner HockeyPark
Final positions
Champions Germany (2nd title)
Runner-up Australia
Third place Spain
Tournament statistics
Matches played42
Goals scored174 (4.14 per match)
Top scorer(s) Taeke Taekema (11 goals)
Best player Jamie Dwyer
2002 (previous) (next) 2010

Germany won the tournament for second consecutive time after defeating Australia 4–3 in the final. Spain won the third place match by defeating Korea 3–2 with a golden goal.[1]