Abir Chaudhuri with his first piece for EADF. "We've got Ozil... Mesut Ozil... I just don't think you understand. He's Arsene Wenger's man, He's better than Zidane, We've got Mesut Ozil...." The love, pride, and admiration in these words towards Mesut Ozil, the German playmaker and attacking midfielder, from the Gunners, the Arsenal fans and faithful, goes
The curse of Champions. It's something that would've crossed Joachim Löw's mind as he readied the most important half-time team talk of his managerial career. Whatever he said must have worked though, as his side produced a breathless, last-gasp winner to down a resolute Sweden 2-1 and keep their heads
The wait is almost over. Sports fans across the world are preparing themselves for the grandest sporting event in the world. The “beautiful game” takes center stage as countries from around the world attempt to become world beaters. In one month’s time, a country will become World Champions, and they
A first exclusive by Anirudh Madhavan Germany Germany, a country famed for coldly efficient and effective people, fast cars and faster footballers. Die Mannschaft approach the World Cup as they usually do, a strong favorite. A country whose youth systems develop players of pace, powerful physique, soft touch, and skill, remains in
What’s that saying again? “In this world, nothing is certain, except death, taxes, and Germany doing well at international tournaments”. Well not quite, but it’s something like that. One of the often mentioned hallmarks of German culture is its efficiency, and nowhere is that more evident than in the national team.
The 2008-09 season had an unexpected surprise for Bundesliga watchers. VfL Wolfsburg were managed by Felix Magath, a manager who knew his ways around the Bundesliga. Yet, no one imagined them to build on their previous 5th place finish to become Champions of Germany.How did Felix Magath manage to take
Ancelotti’s sacking shows that even Bayern aren’t immune to the whims of modern football. A third exclusive by Kabir Ali Germany are, always have been and will continue to be a football powerhouse. Very few things are constant in football, and this is one of them. And of German football, Bayern Munich
This weekend the Bundesliga offered the most enticing and appealing form of football, presented from the German Sub continent. The defending champions lock horns with their rivals. On one hand, Bayern was hoping for a dominant display which would propel them to the top. Werden Bremen playing in their own