Germany has a reputation as being a great footballing nation. Its national team have been world champions three times. But why are the Germans so football crazy? Find out in the third part of our series: "Those Germans!"
Silvia Neid signs off as Germany coach with Olympic gold after her side deservedly beat Sweden 2-1 in the Rio Olympic final. Canada defeat bereft hosts Brazil to seal the bronze medal.
Tearful Neymar scores the winning penalty to break Brazil's hoodoo and partly end the pain of 2014. An excellent encounter had finished 1-1 after extra time with unlucky Germany often finding the crossbar.
Bremen will be without their marquee summer signing for eight weeks. Knocked out of the German Cup at the first hurdle, Viktor Skripnik's side could have hardly asked for worse luck ahead of the Bundesliga season.
Borussia Mönchengladbach have one foot in the Champions League group stage after a 3-1 win over Young Boys in Switzerland earlier this month. Foals' head coach Andre Schubert expects more of the same this Wednesday.
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