Tag Archives: Bastian Schweinsteiger

Obstacles on Germany’s Road to Euro 2016: Are there grounds for panic?

by Rick Joshua

This article was originally published on SchwarzUndWeiss.co.uk. When the draw was made for the Euro 2016 qualifiers, nobody would be questioning Germany’s dominance. Even before their World Cup triumph in Brazil, their place in France would be more or less guaranteed. There would be little to fear in three opening matches against Scotland, Poland and […]

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German national team’s Campo Bahia turned into a hotel

by Niklas Wildhagen

The scrutiny and the criticism of the German national team ahead of the World Cup concerned several different elements. Even environmentalists got on the DFB’s case, stating that building a five star resort, the so called Campo Bahia, solely for the national team players was irresponsible, especially given that the fact that there wouldn’t be any use for […]

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Team photo of Germany's 2014 World Cup squad

Germany’s World Cup Report Card

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

The dream was finally realized. Germany are World champions again after waiting 24 years. Let’s take a look back at how each player performed in this truly historic tournament. Goalkeepers Manuel Neuer – 1 The Germany number one played a flawless tournament. Neuer won the golden glove at the end of the tournament, declaring him […]

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Social Media Agrees: Germany Deserves Win

by Elizabeth Eckhart

It seems to be the general consensus that yesterday’s match – while enthralling until the end – surprised no one. Though it is often difficult to pinpoint which team “deserves” a World Cup win more than another, there was no doubt across social media from both fans and competitors that the German win was a […]

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Argentina vs Germany – Statistical Preview

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

These two giants of football meet in the World Cup final for a third time with more on the line than ever before. Germany will look to to capture their first international trophy in almost two decades while Lionel Messi can cement his legacy with a World Cup medal. The final pits against one another […]

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Schweinsteiger: “This team is farther along than in 2010″

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

Germany will face Brazil for only the second time in their World Cup history on Tuesday in Belo Horizonte. The semifinal will pit the tournament’s two most winning sides against each other for a spot in the final Ahead of the big match, the team’s vice-captain Bastian Schweinsteiger addressed the press on the team’s preparation […]

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Sun and Mirror denied after calling Schweinsteiger a “pig”

by Susie Schaaf

While @MirrorFootball ‘s Twitter byline says: “We’ll Tweet what we want / We’ll Tweet what we want / We’re @MirrorFootball / And we’ll Tweet what we want”, they, along with the Sun, won’t be doing any tweeting or reporting from Bayern Munich’s second-leg Champions League encounter with Manchester United on Wednesdayas both English rags have been denied credentials […]

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Much Ado About Something: Fans hate Rooney’s dive; why doesn’t UEFA?

by Randall Hauk

Yes, Wayne Rooney dived. And, yes, the smirk on Wayne Rooney’s face certainly seemed to sheepishly indicate he knew he was getting away with it. Bastian Schweinsteiger was understandably displeased with Rooney’s actions, probably even before he was awarded his second yellow of the match and realizing he would miss next week’s return leg in […]

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Bayern KO Arsenal’s Champions League Hopes

by Daniel Jefferson

Arsenal’s brave attempts to progress in the Champions League were in vain as a spirited performance was just not quite enough to beat reigning European Champions, Bayern Munich. Bayern asserted their dominance early as the first chance fell to the hosts. It was from midfield maestro, Bastian Schweinsteiger but his tame effort was easily saved […]

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Top 25 Bundesliga Players 2012/13: 10 – 6

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

In Part IV of our Top 25 Bundesliga Players of the season, we profile the league’s outstanding goalkeeper, Dortmund’s prodigal son, the league’s two midfield maestros and a player who went from one of the most beloved figures in football to one of the most controversial. See the rest of the list here. 10.  Rene […]

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