The Germany international has completed his transfer from the Allianz Arena to the Santiago Bernabeu. But is Real Madrid getting the real deal?
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Many players went into the tournament in Brazil with a stellar reputation already, but for others it was the perfect opportunity to showcase why they are worth millions.
The decision to hand the recently-vacated hotseat to the former Milan boss has had many Juve fans reacting with anger, and rightly so.
After the coach resigned from his post at the Turin club, Goal has taken a look back at some of his finest points with the Serie A champion.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The 45-year-old stunned the soccer community by resigning as Juventus coach Tuesday, but no one can blame him given the Bianconeri’s dreadful summer market so far.
All of the major nations will have to make changes between now and the next World Cup, and Goal looks at how they could line up in Russia.
Despite the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United having already splashed the cash, the transfer window is set to pick up even more pace in the coming days and weeks.
Goal's correspondents in Brazil pick the best games from the finals over the past month.
Goal's correspondents in Brazil name who they believe to be the best player on show in the finals over the past month.
Goal's correspondents in Brazil pick the brightest young players on show in the finals over the past month.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Best Game, Best Goal and Biggest Flop are all recognized as Goal runs through the most iconic figures, moments and matches of an enthralling four weeks in Brazil.
Supposedly the side's strength, the Albiceleste attack disappointed again Sunday as key misses by their strikers saw a wonderful chance slip by at Brazil 2014.
Joachim Low's young squad can emulate Spain and dominate international soccer in the coming years following Sunday's World Cup triumph in Brazil.
Brazil marked the final World Cup for several household names, with Goal recognizing those waving goodbye to the tournament once and for all.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
In order to continue gaining more popularity, the Mexican top division must do a better job reaching out to more fans and journalists.
Germany's World Cup final victory vs. Argentina capped a memorable World Cup that helped provide both a boost and a level to aspire to for American soccer.
Germany won its fourth World Cup as Mario Gotze's strike in extra time sealed a 1-0 win over Argentina in the final at the Maracana on Sunday.
The Barcelona forward was brilliant against the lesser lights in this World Cup, but failed to inspire his side to victory like Maradona did when it mattered most.
The Barcelona ace finished on the losing side in Sunday's tournament decider in Rio de Janeiro but was nonetheless recognized for his individual excellence in Brazil.
The striker skippered an unfancied Netherlands side to third place at the World Cup, and Old Trafford fans will be hoping he can thrive once again under the 62-year-old coach.