Saturday, July 26, 2014
The teenage midfielder started in Saturday's friendly against the New York Red Bulls, and after the match remained noncommittal about his national team future.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The 29-year-old wants his international teammate to join him at the Emirates Stadium, with the Gunners battling with Chelsea for the Real Madrid midfielder's signature
The coach says he will stay until at least the end of his contract in 2016 and insists he never seriously entertained resigning despite World Cup success in Brazil.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The former West Germany star admits he finds it difficult to understand the Bayern Munich captain's decision to retire from international football.
Monday, July 21, 2014
A number of pundits did not feel that the Barcelona ace should have been voted the top player in Brazil this summer, but the Selecao starlet has jumped to his clubmate's defense.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
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 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
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.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The 36-year-old striker became the all-time top goalscorer at the World Cup after his goal against Brazil but isn't sure if he has played his final game for the national team
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The coach believes his side can go on to enjoy further success on the international scene following the victory in Brazil, and says his team will not rest following its win.
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.
Goal's correspondents in Brazil pick the best games from the finals over the past month.
Monday, July 14, 2014
The Germany icon feels the side will be a difficult one to beat but stopped short of saying it will go on to win the next few tournaments.
The striker was overlooked by Joachim Low as he chose his 23-man squad for the tournament in Brazil and revealed it hurt him not to be there to win the tournament with them
Joachim Low's young squad can emulate Spain and dominate international soccer in the coming years following Sunday's World Cup triumph in Brazil.