Talking to the media, the president of the German Football Federation tried to clear up allegations of having bought votes to host the 2006 World Cup. Wolfgang Niersbach said Germany won the bid fair-and-square. But a lot of questions remain.
Qatar's World Cup preparations have veered from controversy to controversy over the past four years. With another five to go until the first ball is kicked, we take a look at one of football's most complex sagas.
The nine remaining places at World Cup 2018 will be decided in the next week. A serial winner, a pair of Africa’s greatest powers and a potential first timer are among those who have it all to play for. DW takes a look.
Germany are aiming to become the first team to successfully defend a World Cup since 1938. In an exclusive interview with DW, Germany coach Joachim Löw reveals how he plans to achieve that and how he views his role.
World football's governing body FIFA is to increase prize money at next year's World Cup despite stalled sponsorship sales. FIFA has also elected not to intervene in a standoff between Israel and Palestine.
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