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Gareth Bale and 10 other superstars who nearly signed for a Bundesliga club

by Niklas Wildhagen

“What could have been?” is a question many Hamburg fans are asking themselves. Their club has never managed to get back to their successful ways of the 1980’s and has been going from crisis to crisis over the last few years. On Saturday. it was revealed that Die Rothosen missed out on the chance to sign […]

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Catching Up with the Americans in Germany

by Elizabeth Eckhart

Though the US still has a long way to go before being considered an elite competitor within international soccer, there are a few notable players taking a very unique route to better the country’s collective game. Following the advice of famous US manager Jürgen Klinsmann, who has encouraged, and much prefers, players who have been […]

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Bundesliga Fanatic XI – players still looking for a new home

by Niklas Wildhagen

What happens if a team is struck by an injury crisis right now? The transfer window is closed, leaving clubs of the top three divisions little room to react to unforeseen losses to injury like the one Eintracht Frankfurt suffered when Kevin Trapp was injured in a match against Mainz. There is, however, one little […]

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83 meters – Moritz Stoppelkamp sets a new Bundesliga record

by Niklas Wildhagen

Match day 4 has provided us with plenty of entertainment so far. There was a 6 goal humdinger between Augsburg and Werder, HSV’s new coach Joe Zinnbauer started off with a goalless draw against Bayern München, but the talk of the town is all about Moritz Stoppelkamp’s goal against Hannover 96. The current Paderborn player, […]

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Best XI Players to Bid A Summer Farewell to the Bundesliga

by Eskender Tamrat

The Bundesliga is back! Finally it’s time for football on the pitch to do the talking, as the summer transfer market closed on Monday midnight, with familiar faces Shinji Kagawa and Lewis Holtby marking their return to German football in the closing moments of the window, much to the jubilation of Bundesliga fans. But as […]

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Team photo of Germany's 2014 World Cup squad

Profiles of Germany’s World Cup Squad: Introducing the 2014 die Nationalmannschaft

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

The 2014 World Cup is upon us. Finally. For supporters of the German men’s national team squad, this World Cup represents another chance for Germany to finally cash in on its highly-regarded pipeline of youth talent, which has been carefully developed since the disastrous 2000 Euros. Despite the immense talent represented by this squad of […]

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Top XI Bundesliga Players We Won’t See at the World Cup

by Niklas Wildhagen

The World Cup in Brazil is about to kick off and 79 players from the Bundesliga have gotten the final nod when it was time to nominate the final squads for the tournament. 62 of those players aren’t representing Germany, whilst 17 players are in Jogi Löw’s squad. Despite the high numbers of Bundesliga at […]

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Bundesliga Players at the World Cup in Brazil

by Gerry Wittmann

The final rosters for the 32 World Cup teams were announced today.  82 current or future Bundesliga players (ie Ciro Immobile, just signed by BvB from Torino) will be involved in the tournament, which kicks off on June 12.  Only eight of the nations involved will feature a club without current Bundesliga influence. As expected, […]

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25 Best Bundesliga Players 2013/14: 5-1

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

And here we are. The five best players in the Bundesliga during the 2013-14 season.  Most of these won’t come as a surprise and not enough can be said about their contribution this season. An up and coming defender who is on the verge of becoming world class, the league’s best out-and-out striker, a dynamic […]

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25 Best Bundesliga Players 2013/14: 10-6

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

Up next, we break into the Top 10. Entering the fold here are two huge surprise performers who reached another level in their game this season, a veteran who played arguably his best season for his club and two of the best forwards in the league, one of which had a truly transformative and career-changing […]

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