After the World Cup debacle and relegation in Europe's new 'Nations League', Germany's national football team can finally look ahead with optimism. And some of the team’s young guns hope the latest victory will herald a new era for a new-look side.
President Donald Trump has warned Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect" the United States flag. The rebuke came after the US soccer captain said she wouldn't visit the White House if her team won the Women's World Cup.
Germany maintained their perfect record in European Championship qualifying, but didn't take top spot because Northern Ireland also retained their perfect record. Ilkay Gündogan and Marco Reus impressed.
It doesn't feel that way now, but Germans weren't enthusiastic about football in the 19th century. Christoph Marx, a World Cup historian, explains how special terms for soccer were developed to change that.
Germany get their World Cup campaign underway against China in Rennes on Saturday. But with 15 players making their World Cup debuts in a young squad, what can we realistically expect of the team in France?
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