Mittelstaedt’s ‘surreal’ rise symbolic of Nagelsmann’s new Germany

Maximilian Mittelstaedt’s stunning rise from relegated bench player to Germany starting XI is symbolic of how the Euro 2024 hosts have been reborn under coach Julian Nagelsmann. One year ago,…

‘Fired up’ Germany to lift curtain on Euro 2024 against Scotland

Hosts Germany kick off Euro 2024 on Friday in Munich against Scotland, the start of a journey the three-time continental champions hope will conclude with victory in the final in…

Germany boss Nagelsmann ignores Hummels to stick with regulars for Euros

Germany coach Julian Nagelsmann ignored the late claims of Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels and Julian Brandt when he named a largely unchanged squad for the 2024 Euros on Thursday. 2014…

Mbappe fires France warning after Germany friendly defeat

France captain Kylian Mbappe said his team’s friendly loss to Germany at the weekend should serve as a warning going into Euro 2024, for which Les Bleus are one of…

Nagelsmann names heavily changed squad for Euro hosts Germany

Germany coach Julian Nagelsmann on Thursday announced a much changed 26-man squad for their upcoming March friendlies, saying he wanted to bring a “fresh breeze” to the team three months…

Germany probes Berlin film festival in anti-Semitism row

German officials will investigate how Berlin film festival winners made “one-sided” comments condemning Israel’s war in Gaza at the awards gala, a government spokeswoman said on Monday. At Saturday’s ceremony,…

Bayern-bound Oberdorf to become most expensive German female player

Bayern Munich on Thursday announced the signing of Lena Oberdorf from rivals Wolfsburg for a reported transfer fee of up to 450,000 euros ($486,000). The 22-year-old will arrive at the…

Germany resumes arms sales to Saudi Arabia with missile deal

Germany on Wednesday said it had approved the sale of missiles to Saudi Arabia, ending a blockade on direct arms exports to the Gulf kingdom in place since 2018. Government…

Bayern Munich and Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer dies

Bayern Munich and Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer has died at the age of 78, his family have confirmed. An icon of the German game, the former centre-back won the World…

Tinubu heads to Germany for G-20 Conference in Berlin

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will, on Saturday, leave Abuja for Berlin, Germany, to attend the G-20 Compact with Africa (CwA) Conference on November 20, 2023, hosted by German Chancellor Olaf…