A soccer club in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern was having such a hard time finding players that the team almost threw in the towel. But then their neighbors in Poland came to the rescue. Now a largely Polish team is playing for Germany's 8th division.
Chelsea have completed the signing of Germany central defender Antonio Rüdiger from AS Roma. The 24-year-old former Stuttgart player has signed a five-year contract with the Premier League champions.
Germany's triumph at the Confederations Cup has catapulted them back to the top of the FIFA rankings for the first time in two years. Joachim Löw's side leapfrogged Brazil and Argentina, second and third respectively.
Goals either side of the half-time break from Max Meyer and Serge Gnabry helped Horst Hrubesch's side to the first three points of the tournament. Germany will take on Denmark in their second group game on Wednesday.
Did you know that the Roman emperor Nero loved sorbet made of rose water, that you can eat beer ice cream in Munich, and that the Gelato World Tour is on the lookout for the world's very best ice cream?
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