Mass popularity, internationally coveted players – German soccer has never been so highly regarded. The German Football Association carries out unique developmental work, but how does the new system operate? What makes German football special?
After much uncertainty, the Germany World Cup winner has committed to Arsenal and will reportedly be paid €398,000 a week. He was linked with other clubs but has opted to stay after Arsenal's recent transfer moves.
A poor start to the season, conflict with club legends and no new contract - Mesut Özil's time at Arsenal could be running out. DW asks: what's gone wrong and where could the World Cup winner go from here?
Scoring the decisive goal on the big stage is nothing new for Thomas Müller, but his match-winning performance against Dortmund was about much more than just a place in the German Cup quarter finals.
There were numerous strong displays from German players on Monday, but it was Mesut Özil who demonstrated the guile to take his team to another level. DW's Jonathan Harding thinks he's a player we should just appreciate.
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