Why Germany Should Only Have 3 World Cup Stars On Their Jersey, Not Four

No one can deny Germany’s deserved success at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil. While teams like Brazil, Argentina, and Portugal centered their game around one special player, the Germans went for an all-inclusive style of play, a black and white phalanx of 11 men on the pitch, and reinforcements on the side waiting to come and bolster the team when needed. To give them more...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

PICTURES: Germany World Cup heroes return to huge fan party

Germany players and fansGermany’s World Cup-winning team returned home Tuesday to celebrate the country’s fourth title with huge crowds of fans.The team’s plane touched down at Berlin’s Tegel Airport midmorning after circling the “fan mile” in front of the landmark Brandenburg Gate.Captain Philipp Lahm carried the trophy off the aircraft to cheers and a chorus of “Football’s...
Via Ghanasoccernet
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rihanna Partied Her Butt Off After Germany Won The World Cup (Photos)

Photo Credit: @rihanna/Twitter When Mario Gotze scored the winning goal in extra time against Argentina in the 2014 World Cup Finals, the whole country of Germany erupted. However, it wasn’t just the Germans that enjoyed the victory… celebrities, such as recording artist Rihanna also enjoyed the chaos. After the game, ‘RiRi’ took pictures with some of Germany’s players...
Via Blog Surface
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rihanna Flicks Up With German Team After World Cup Victory

One of the things I absolutely adore about Rihanna, is the fact that she is a true sports fan. When you see Rihanna courtside for NBA games or all the way out in Brazil at the World Cup, her enthusiasm for the game. is real. Naturally, the pop star was on level 10 watching Germany beat Argentina in the final FIFA World Cup match on Sunday, Following the win, Ri flicked up with German...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rihanna celebrates World Cup win with Germany

To the Victor Goes the Spoils or in this case to the Victor goes the Rihanna. Germany who was the best team throughout the World Cup took home crown. The celebration began soon thereafter and if you are going to celebrate, who better to celebrate with than Rihanna, who showed her support for Germany, before, during and after the match. As you can see RiRi and some of the German...
Via BlackSportsOnline
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger helped comfort Argentina's Javier Mascherano

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger helped comfort Argentina's Javier Mascherano yesterday...Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger lives up to 'Chosen One' tag as Germany midfielder plays on

'The Chosen One' is a confident message to have on your boots going into a World Cup final... but it seemed to work for Bastian Schweinsteiger. The Germany midfielder was bloodied during the game against Argentina, but it was all worth it in the 1-0 extra-time win. Inscribed on his boots was the intriguing message, as Schweinsteiger mixed a little bit of confidence and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

KSK World Cup Open Thread: Germany-Argentina

Getty Image Our month long orgy of soccer, day drinking, joy and tears comes to an end today as Germany and Argentina play for the World Cup Trophy (they really need to come up with a better name, like the Lombardi Trophy, the Stanley Cup, the Commissioner’s — strike that, Major League Baseball has the worst trophy name) in the World Cup final. Imagine you’re midfielder Bastian...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger: Germany have big-match experience

Bastian Schweinsteiger says Germany’s big-match experience will stand them in good stead in Sunday’s FIFA World Cup final against Argentina. […]
Via Soccer News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Why German Midfielder Toni Kroos is the Unsung Hero of World Cup 2014

During the World Cup 2014 at Brazil, it has become more evident that Germany’s new maestro is Toni Kroos. Bastian Schweinsteiger is still a vital component in the team’s offensive configurations. Sami Khedira has proven that he is still Germany’s best defensive anchor in midfield, while Mesut Özil – despite a disappointing World Cup campaign – still has Joachim Löw...
Via World Soccer Talk
17 days ago  |  Discuss

6 Man United Transfer targets to watch in World Cup Final

As you watch the World Cup Final on Sunday, here are six Man United transfer targets to keep an eye on: two on Argentina, four on Germany. I’m not saying how many, if any, are coming to Old Trafford. I’m just telling you who’s been linked to Old Trafford and giving you more background on each one. We’ll start with Argentina. These players are not ranked in any particular...
Via The Sports Bank
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger sorry for Brazil battering

Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has apologised to hosts Brazil after thrashing them at the FIFA World Cup. Schweinsteiger’s men were […]
Via Soccer News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Key Tactical Change By Joachim Löw Turns Germany’s World Cup Hopes Around

Just a week ago, Germany appeared to be struggling. The highly-touted side had struggled in a Round of 16 match against Algeria after having been exposed at various times during the Group stage. The problems for Germany earlier in the tournament included playing a high line, seeing its backline beaten for pace against Algeria and Ghana, and some breakdowns in communication in midfield...
Via World Soccer Talk
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger issues rallying cry to referees

Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has urged referees to get tough on Brazil’s rough tactics at the FIFA World Cup. The […]
Via Soccer News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger: Neymar injury could unite Brazil

Bastian Schweinsteiger believes the absence of Neymar will make Brazil more united ahead of Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup semi-final. The […]
Via Soccer News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

4 Man United transfer targets to watch on the German National Team

Didn’t the German national team look VERY impressive in their 1-nil defeat of France? Now they move on the World Cup semi-finals to take on Brazil on Tuesday. The host nation will be without Neymar, so you have to like the chances of Die Mannschaft in this one. And what about the chances of Manchester United landing one of the Germany stars this transfer window? Well, there’s...
Via The Sports Bank
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Five observations from the France-Germany quarterfinal

July 4th is a special day in German football history.  On that day in 1954 the West Germans came from two goals down to beat Ferenc Puskás’ Mighty Magyars and lift their very first World Cup in what is known as ‘The Miracle of Bern’.  Perhaps it is fitting that Joachim Löw’s side progressed on the anniversary of that game and did so with relative ease against a disappointing...
Via World Soccer Talk
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Germany World Cup Team: Analyzing the Strengths and Weaknesses of Die Mannschaft

For so long, German teams were perceived as cohesive, diligent and supremely disciplined. But at the 2010 World Cup, that notion was obliterated, as a youthful team swept teams aside a host of nations with a stylish swagger. Four years on, they currently look like a team stuck in limbo between those two aforementioned philosophies. Joachim Low’s team pass the ball with panache...
Via World Soccer Talk
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Low hails Schweinsteiger impact

Joachim Low hailed Bastian Schweinsteiger after the Germany midfielder made his first start at the 2014 FIFA World Cup on […]
Via Soccer News
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany star Muller hits diner in face with missed shot (VIDEO)

Thomas Muller may be the co-leading scorer at the 2014 World Cup, but he was completely off target during a German team training session — as one man eating lunch found out the hard way.The star forward scored a hat-trick in Germany's opening 4-0 rout of Portugal, however, during a practice session with Bastian Schweinsteiger, Muller managed to chip the ball over a miniature...
Via The Other Paper
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Key selection choices for Germany in World Cup clash with Ghana

Germany began their World Cup campaign in perfect form with a 4-0 win over Portugal on Monday afternoon, but there is still a lot to be done if this side are to be considered the favourites to lift the trophy next month.As we have already seen from two of the tournament’s most popular sides—hosts Brazil and proverbial underachievers England—changes from game to game are inevitable...
Via Ghanasoccernet
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger all-clear confirmed for Portugal clash

Germany coach Joachim Low has confirmed Bastian Schweinsteiger is fit to face Portugal in their FIFA World Cup Group G […]
Via Soccer News
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger airlifted to hospital ahead of Germany's opener

Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger was airlifted to hospital on Saturday, although there are no concerns about him not being fit to face Portugal on Monday. The Bayern Munich midfielder was taken to hospital from Germany's World Cup base by helicopter to have a scan on the knee injury he picked up during a training camp in South Tyrol last month. However, there is no...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Robben and Schweinsteiger in Man United's sights as van Gaal looks to tempt Bayern Munich duo

Manchester United have set their sights on raiding Bayern Munich and will try to lure Arjen Robben and Bastian Schweinsteiger. United have a long list of transfer targets as they attempt to get back into the Champions League and will test the German title winners' resolve with big-money offers for their stars. It is understood incoming United manager Louis van Gaal prefers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Man Utd plotting big money move for Bastian Schweinsteiger following Thomas Muller snub

The Old Trafford side are considering a big money move for the midfield ace after 24-year-old Muller put-pen-to-paper on a a new five-year contract with the German champs. United are willing to pay £23m for Schweinsteiger and could be tempted to leave after Muller was told he's integral to Pep Guardiola's plans. Louis Van Gaal is known to rate the 29-year-old highly, while...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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