2010: Pique vs Klose
Spain centerback Gerard Pique and Germany forward Miroslav Klose had a contentious encounter at the 2010 World Cup semi finals.
Remembering Bernd Schuster…as a traitor.
Before his move to the Bernabeu, Bernd Schuster (top row, second from right) spent eight successful years with Barcelona where he moved after his great performances caught their attention at the 1980 European Championship.
‘Germany captain Philipp Lahm, however, disagrees as far as soccer goes.
“Football is like being the gladiators in the old times,” Lahm said in an interview published Monday. “The politicians can come out these days, for sure, but they don’t have to play in front of 60,000 people every week.”
“I don’t think that the society is that far ahead that it can accept homosexual players as something normal as in other areas,” he added.’
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The days when England use to beat Germany…(though I think England remain ahead in total games won between the two countries)
West Germany’s first match against England after the Second World War came on December 1st, 1954 in front of 100,000 supporters at Wembley Stadium in London. West Germany lost the match 3-1. It was their 8th game against the English, Germany remaining without a win. Above is West Germany’s goalkeeper Fritz Herkenrath parrying away a shot from England’s Tom Finney.