Eight semis in a row

Confederations Cup

World Cup

European Championship

Year

Group

stage

Last

16

QF

SF

Play-off

(3rd-4th)

Final

2005

3

2006

3

2008

2

2010

3

2012

3

2014

1

2016

3

2017

1

Confederations Cup

World Cup

European Championship

Year

Group

stage

Last

16

QF

SF

Play-off

(3rd-4th)

Final

2005

3

2006

3

2008

2

2010

3

2012

3

2014

1

2016

3

2017

1