The reigning Liga champions have officially announced their capture of the Croatia international from Bayern Munich, with the 28-year-old excited to work with Diego Simeone
Thursday, July 10, 2014
The goalkeeper admitted his side felt "tense" ahead of its World Cup semifinal, before stunning the host nation on Tuesday night.
The Chelsea boss was disappointed to see the Brazil great lose his World Cup goal-scoring record and says the former Madrid star is the best player of the past two decades.
The 24-year-old has been the hero for Joachim Low's side during the World Cup and has the chance to win a second Golden Boot if he scores in the final against Argentina on Sunday.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The Dortmund defender is suffering from a minor knee problem and may miss Germany's date in the showpiece final at the Maracana on Sunday.
Kun was elated with his team's penalty shootout semifinal victory over the Netherlands, as was Javier Mascherano who said they now have a once in a lifetime opportunity
The Spain international suffered medial ligament damage in March and the German champions have no intention of rushing his rehabilitation
The iconic striker believes that the Selecao must atone for their embarrassing 7-1 loss to Joachim Low's men in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday.
The former Bayern Munich man was not impressed by the host's naive approach and feels the entire team failed under the weight of expectation.
The striker had been linked with a move away from the Allianz Arena following Robert Lewandowski's arrival and Matthias Sammer has confirmed the wheels are in motion.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The defender says there will be no wild celebrations after Germany's destruction of Brazil, calling on his teammates to focus on the final.
The Germany boss insists his side is focused on the final after its 7-1 win, claiming that the margin of victory did not reflect the actual difference between the sides.
The Germany forward was ecstatic with his team's semifinal performance as it inflicted a humiliating 7-1 defeat on the World Cup host in Belo Horizonte
It proved to be a record-breaking night in Belo Horizonte as the host nation was humiliated by Joachim Low's men.
After the Selecao suffered a chastening capitulation in their semifinal with Germany, Goal takes a look back at teams that have seen similar embarrassment on the World Cup stage.
The Brazil boss must take responsibility for what is probably the most embarrassing defeat in the nation's entire history, eclipsing even the Maracanazo.
Belo Horizonte played host to Brazil's biggest defeat in its history, with an efficient and masterful German performance putting the Selecao to the sword in emphatic fashion.
The veteran striker broke Ronaldo's all-time scoring record as Thomas Muller, Sami Khedira, Toni Kroos and Andre Schurrle also helped decimate Luiz Felipe Scolari's side.
The 36-year-old has written a new piece of football history after surpassing the Brazil legend's tally of 15 World Cup goals
The versatile defender confessed he is unhappy with his current form but refused to be drawn into the debate about where he should be positioned by coach Joachim Low.