The Germany national football team is governed by the German Football Association (DFB). Germany is 1 of the most successful national teams in international competitions, having won a total of four World Cups (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014) and 3 European Championships (1972, 1980, 1996). They have also been runners-up 3 times in the European Championships, 4 times in the World Cup, and a further 4 third-place finishes at World Cups. Germany is the only nation to have won both the men's and women's World Cups.