Die Mannschaft

Lukas Podolski: Advice to young players is to stay true. Football should be about fun

It’s been known for some time now that Lukas Podolski will play his final game for Germany on Wednesday night. Speaking at his press conference, there was mixed emotions from the former Bayern Munich, Cologne and Arsenal forward. “It is … Read more »

Preview | Germany host England in international friendly

As the first international break of 2017 dawns, there is a...

Joachim Löw names Germany squad for England and Azerbaijan games

Joachim Löw announced his Germany squad for their friendly against England, whilst they face Azerbaijan four days later in their World Cup Qualifying campaign. Former Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski will mark his final game for die Nationalmannschaft following a 13 year … Read more »

FEATURE | Mesut Özil: A worthy winner?

Last week’s announcement that Mesut Özil had been voted German Player...

Germany will bid to host European Championship in 2024

Current World Champions Germany have applied to host Euro 2024, the DFB (German FA) announced on Friday. “Hosting the Euros in 2024 would be a light-house project for the whole of German football. We will hand in an application of … Read more »

Gianluca Zambrotta: Marc-Andre ter Stegen can emulate Victor Valdes at Barcelona

German international Marc-Andre ter Stegen has all the right attributes to emulate legendary goalkeeper Victor Valdes at FC Barcelona says football pundit and ex-Barcelona full-back Gianluca Zambrotta. Ter Stegen joined the Spanish giants in the summer of 2014 and featured … Read more »