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Lahm: Bayern lost Champions League semifinal in the first leg

Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm was left to rue his side's first-leg showing after it exited the UEFA Champions League semifinal at the hands of Barcelona. Last Wednesday at Camp Nou, Bayern matched its opponent for 75 minutes only for Barca to score three times in the closing stages and seal a commanding 3-0 lead. In Tuesday's return leg at the Allianz Arena, Bayern struck early...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Lahm returns to full training after broken ankle, boosts Bayern push

Bayern Munich have been boosted by the news that captain Philipp Lahm has returned to full training after recovering from a broken ankle. The 31-year-old, who has not featured in the Bundesliga since Bayern's 4-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt, underwent surgery last November after fracturing his ankle in training but is now closing in on a return. However despite taking part in individual...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich captain Lahm out for three months with broken ankle

Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm has been ruled out of action for three months after suffering a broken ankle in training. Lahm, who retired from international football after Germany's World Cup win in July, suffered the injury on Tuesday morning and hospitals tests revealed his injury will require surgery. Bayern confirmed the news on Twitter saying: "Big blow for Philipp Lahm...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Take a Bow, Philipp Lahm

If you've played any particular sport growing up (or watched them), you've likely heard the overused phrase “defense wins championships.” Perhaps there is no sport in the world more deserving of that phrase than soccer. Think about it: you never know how often your team is going to get a chance to score. With that, the pressure put on a back line only increases when playing on...
Via The Sports Post
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Read Philipp Lahm’s Letter To Fans After Retiring From German National Team

Germany defender Philipp Lahm announced his retirement from international soccer today, ending his international career on a high note with a World Cup medal after defeating Argentina on Sunday in Brazil. Lahm, who is versatile as a right back or defensive midfielder, will continue to play with his club Bayern Munich. Here’s what the German captain wrote in his letter to the public...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Philipp Lahm Announces International Retirement

Mark Rebilas – USA Today Sports Now former Germany international soccer captain Philipp Lahm has announced his retirement from international soccer, thus solely focusing on his club career with Bayern Munich. Lahm, at 30 years of age has served as captain for the national squad since 2010. With his departure from the team, Germany sees one of its most versatile players leave, as...
Via The Garbage Time
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Lahm in midfield vs France is double-trouble for Germany

Lahm in midfield vs France is double-trouble for Germany - originally posted on A month back, just before the World Cup started, if you were told France & Germany would be playing one of the four 2014 quarter-final matches, you probably would have laughed, then realised it’s a real possibility but stop short of going any further and be convinced that Germany...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Where Germany Needs to Play Philipp Lahm to Help Defeat France

It’s another 4th of July knock-out game at a World Cup for Germany. The last time was eight years ago in Germany when Die Mannschaft lost a thrilling semi-final to eventual champions Italy. Joachim Löw, who was the assistant coach that night, will hope for a different result against France on Friday. Following the very tight victory over a hard fighting and tactically well-schooled...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pep Guardiola’s Philipp Lahm Conundrum

Pep Guardiola’s Philipp Lahm Conundrum - originally posted on There are going to be many decisions to decide the outcome of the Champions League semi-final between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid on Tuesday night, and there may be none more important than where Guardiola decides to play Philipp Lahm. The German captain has undergone a renaissance since Pep Guardiola...
Via Soccerlens
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Philipp Lahm’s Adaptability Will Inspire Bayern Munich and Germany To New Heights

One my most vivid footballing memories from years gone by was watching the first game of the 2006 World Cup. It was a marvelous encounter between the hosts Germany and Costa Rica, and it began with a stunning goal from a 22-year-old left-back called Philipp Lahm. Ever since that excellent strike, I’ve always paid especially close attention to Lahm; from his performance in that...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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