DW takes a close look at football squads playing in the World Cup Finals in Russia. We don't care about technique on the field, we focus on the look, the aura, the style.
Joachim Löw's decision to axe the Manchester City winger was the first in a series of blunders for the German national team in 2018. One year on, the 23-year old has emerged as the face of a new era.
Following a lawsuit involving the US national football team, the issue of equal pay is in the spotlight. Two Germany internationals talked to DW about the issue at a Berlin film festival focusing on women's football.
In his bid to repair a damaged reputation, Germany coach Joachim Löw promised that "2019 would be a year of new beginnings." His latest squad selection reflects that statement, but which players will he build around?
The promotion of youth at the expense of experience has dominated the conversation around the German national team. But Toni Kroos has survived, and remains "indispensable" to Joachim Löw as Germany face the Netherlands.
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