Germany

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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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.

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The 36-year-old has written a new piece of football history after surpassing the Brazil legend's tally of 15 World Cup goals

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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.

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The 25-year-old has turned his form around after being dropped by Joachim Low last September and is now an indispensable member of the team

Monday, July 7, 2014

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Joachim Low's side is wary of a Selecao team that committed 31 fouls in their quarterfinal win over Colombia and called for a clamp down from official Marco Rodriguez

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The Germany coach believes the World Cup host can cover for the loss of two key players and insists his side feels no fear heading into Tuesday's game.

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The midfielder says he is certain of his next move, but won't reveal whether that will see him sign a new deal at the Allianz Arena or go elsewhere.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

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The Germany midfielder thinks the loss of the Selecao's star man could rally the Selecao ahead of the last-four clash between the giant footballing nations

Saturday, July 5, 2014

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The Chelsea forward knows Oscar, Willian, Ramires and David Luiz from Stamford Bridge and is ready to give away secrets ahead of the World Cup semifinal clash on Tuesday.

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The striker feels his side operates much better as a unit than Brazil, which has lost its star player for the remainder of the tournament.

Friday, July 4, 2014

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Goal columnist Ives Galarcep and Sporting News writer Mike DeCourcy are in Brazil to provide updates throughout the tournament.

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The 29-year-old is wary of the threat that Bleus striker Karim Benzema will pose but insists that Die Mannschaft are a better side now than previously.

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The Chelsea midfielder insists that his compatriots know their strengths but recognizes the need for the team to improve against Les Bleus.