The former West Germany star admits he finds it difficult to understand the Bayern Munich captain's decision to retire from international football.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Monday, July 21, 2014
The winger has been linked with a host of top clubs on the back of an impressive World Cup, but he will not be joining the Bundesliga champions.
After impressing in his limited action during the 2014 World Cup, American fans will get a chance to see the 19-year-old up close in a pair of summer friendlies in the U.S.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
The midfielder is considering his future after Rafa Benitez registered his interest in his services
DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach says that the prestigious prize did not survive the team's celebrations unscathed.
Head injuries to Christoph Kramer, Javier Mascherano and Alvaro Pereira in Brazil highlighted the need for FIFA to re-examine how to deal with such incidents.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
The defender made his first appearance since November in a 4-3 friendly triumph against Heidenheim on Saturday.
The coach admits his side lacked fitness in its 4-2 friendly loss against RB Leipzig but insisted he was satisfied with its progress.
The club's CEO has hit out at the lack of "solidarity" in German football, criticising rivals for not allowing players adequate time to recover after the World Cup
The 32-year-old praised the Germany captain for retiring from international football on his own terms.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Germany's World Cup-winning captain has taken the logical decision to quit the national scene, leaving him free to impart his knowledge and experience at club level.
The Bayern Munich defender announced the shock news on Friday on the back of lifting the World Cup.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Goal North America writers and editors provide updates on the latest moves around the globe throughout the next few weeks.
The club chief believes that the Blancos have signed the star player of the World Cup and the midfielder hopes he can help the team win back-to-back European titles
The German suffered a concussion during the triumph over Argentina, and official Nicola Rizzoli has explained the extent of the concern over the midfielder
Joachim Low's men have displaced Spain as the No. 1 team, while the USA has dropped two spots.
The Bundesliga giant has announced the acquisition of the Germany international on a five-year deal.
As the 2014 Goal 50 draws closer, we review some of the big award winners from around the globe over the past 12 months.
The Germany international has completed his transfer from the Allianz Arena to the Santiago Bernabeu. But is Real Madrid getting the real deal?
The Germany international will continue his career in La Liga after signing a six-year contract with the Santiago Bernabeu side.