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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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An Englishman who fell in love with Die Mannschaft

by David Morris

On the eve of one of German football’s biggest nights in recent memory, I, an Englishman, must make a shocking admission. I love German football, and more shockingly, the German national team. While most other neutrals, including a large majority of the English football followers will be craving a romantic win for the Brazilian hosts, […]

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All is (man)Well! Neuer returns to full training; will start Monday against Portugal

by Randall Hauk

By the time you’ve rolled your eyes over the poor pun I played on Manuel Neuer’s name, Germany’s number one will have already rejoined his teammates as a full-participant in Wednesday’s training at Campo Bahia, the first time he’ll have done so since arriving to national-team service with a shoulder injury picked up in the […]

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We Teach Them, We Train Them, You Take Them – On Germany’s Dual Nationals

by Rick Joshua

The United States’ Fabian Johnson. Cameroon’s Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting. Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Sead Kolašinac. Can you make the connection? Yes, they all play in the Bundesliga: Johnson for TSG 1899 Hoffenheim (soon to be Borussia Mönchengladbach), Choupo-Moting for FSV Mainz 05 and Kolašinac for Schalke 04. Anything else? Yes, they were all born in different parts of Germany: […]

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Five Talking Points from MatchDay Eight

by Eskender Tamrat

Another exciting Bundesliga weekend saw some surprise results and impressive away performances. On Friday, Ronny beautifully struck a direct free-kick in his first touch of the match, after coming on as a substitute, to salvage a deserved point for Hertha Berlin at Hannover. Niclos Holfer did the same for Freiburg, albeit a little while after […]

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Superheroes of FC Hollywood: Part One

by Muhammad Mustafa Tousif

Superheroes of FC Hollywood: Part One Bayern Munich, the most successful club in Germany and one of the elite forces in Europe is the hub of some of the greatest players football has ever seen. During the 1990’s the club was nicknamed as FC Hollywood due to some of the players off the pitch stories. […]

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Reactions – Austria 1 – 2 Germany

by Niklas Wildhagen

Germany hasn’t lost against Austria since 1986, but tonight’s 2-1 win was a hard-fought affair straight from the off. The reactions after the game reflected just that. Joachim Löw, coach(Germany):”It was a frantic game, especially towards the end. We had put ourselves into a comfortable position and we should have been able to run down […]

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Player Ratings – Bayern München vs. Chelsea

by Niklas Wildhagen

Bayern still have to wait for the their first international title since 2001. Read all about how the individual players did on the night in the Bundesliga fanatic’s player ratings. Bayern were certainly the dominant force on the pitch, creating 43 shots, having 56% of the possession. However, Bayern’s efforts weren’t awarded at the end […]

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DFB Pokal Final Preview: German Footballing Gods Collide

by Gerry Wittmann

Saturday’s clash between Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern München at Berlin’s Olympiastadion is a match filled with promise as the two current gods of German football collide for a third time this season.  Although many of us enjoy an underdog such as last year’s MSV Duisburg squad making it to the final, this 70th Pokal final […]

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Bernd Leno – After Messi

by Jonathan Harding

Don’t let one match fool you, these were exceptional circumstances… As originally seen on In Bed With Maradona, a meditation on the abundance of young goalkeeping talent in German football. Lavish, extravagant and most importantly, abundant levels of praise have been heaped upon Lionel Messi and the magic of his ability. However, as is so […]

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