The former Atletico Madrid and Juventus midfielder will now ply his trade in Istanbul after agreeing a three-year deal on a free transfer
Saturday 12 July 2014
The Germany legend did not attempt to hide his frustration as the midfielder appears to be drawing closer to a move to the Spanish capital
The two goalkeepers set to face off in the World Cup final have joined the Costa Rica hero on the shortlist, with Mexico's Guillermo Ochoa missing out
The Italian, who was criticised by Belgium coach Marc Wilmots for favouring Argentina earlier in the competition, will take charge of the Albiceleste's clash with Germany
Friday 11 July 2014
The Real Madrid star remains a doubt for Sunday's showdown with Germany at the Maracana, but could still make a surprise return
The Germany international is yet to be on the losing side against the Argentina star and is hell bent on extending that record this weekend
The Spanish youngster is looking forward to working with the former Barca boss and feels proud to be compared to Jordi Alba
The captain believes his side's pedigree will be key to overcoming the challenge of Argentina at the Maracana on Sunday
Can Argentina halt Germany's impressive run to the final and will Lionel Messi shine on the biggest stage of all?
Assistant coach Hansi Flick says Joachim Low and his team have devised a way to keep the Argentina star from running riot in Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana
The former Germany star has stressed that the Barcelona man is always capable of producing something special on the big moments
The holding midfielder played a key role in his side's progress, but he has acknowledged that things could have gone differently
The Costa Rica international has seemingly earned himself a move to the Bundesliga champions with his superb performances in the past 12 months
The Manchester City player feels the Europeans are the clear favourites, but has stressed Argentina will give their all to emerge victorious
The Germany international is set to complete his transfer from the Allianz Arena to the Santiago Bernabeu. But are Madrid getting the real deal?
The Manchester City defender has been superb for his country during their run to Sunday's World Cup final against Germany at the Maracana
Goal in this part traces the path Germany have trudged, in conquering all those who stood in their way, to the biggest stage of them all, the World Cup final.
The Germany striker paid tribute to the legendary Brazilian after scoring in Tuesday's World Cup semi-final to eclipse his record and become the tournament's all-time top scorer
The Mannschaft assistant coach is optimistic that locals will back his side's attempt to win a fourth World Cup, despite their 7-1 thrashing of the Selecao in the semi-finals
Thursday 10 July 2014
The Arsenal defender says Joachim Low's current squad is one of the strongest he has played in ahead of the World Cup final against Argentina on Sunday