German World Cup winning captain Philipp Lahm has retired from international duty with immediate effect, ESPN has confirmed.
The 30-year-old capped a glittering international career in which he won 113 caps for the German national team by lifting the World Cup in Rio after the extra time win over Argentina. But it seems he has decided to go out on the highest of highs, as German media confirmed that he will not pull on the famous whi...More
The Brazilian Football Federation has confirmed that Luiz Felipe Scolari has left his position as coach of the national team, ESPN has reported.
Earlier, rumours in Brazil had suggested that Scolari had offered his resignation during discussions on Saturday evening, and late on Monday the CBF announced that they had accepted the 65-year-old’s proposal and that they are now looking for a new manager.
He leaves after guiding his natio...More
New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal wants the Red Devils to be like the Netherlands side he took to third place at the World Cup, ESPN has reported.
Van Gaal takes over at Old Trafford now the World Cup has come to an end and says one of the crucial qualities in the Dutch team’s success was how unified the players were - and wants to see similar characteristics at United.
“I hope my new group in Manchester will be just like...More
Reports in Brazil have suggested that Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned as manager of the Brazilian national team, and that his departure will be confirmed by the country’s football federation later on Monday, according to BBC Sport.
Brazilian broadcaster Globo TV has claimed that the 65-year-old has decided to resign after leading his side to fourth place in the World Cup as the host nation. Heavy defeats to eventual winners Germany ...More
Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella has claimed that Lionel Messi deserved to be awarded the FIFA Golden Ball as the outstanding player of the World Cup, BBC Sport has reported.
Messi was declared the best player at the tournament, coming out on top from a shortlist of 10 players, which also included Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez and Dutch winger Arjen Robben. His four goals helped his country finish top of Group F, and he provided...More
Germany manager Joachim Low has revealed that his words inspired Mario Gotze to score the goal which won his side the World Cup, the Daily Telegraph has reported.
After a fascinating but tense 90 minutes where neither side was able to break the deadlock, the final moved into extra time. Chances were then missed at either end, before Andre Schurrle’s lifted pass found Gotze, who controlled the ball and fired it into the far corner pas...More
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