Michael Ballack

Michael Ballack tips Juventus to beat `vulnerable` Barcelona

Michael Ballack tips Juventus to beat `vulnerable` Barcelona

Former Bayern Munich and Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack has tipped Juventus to pull off an upset by beating favourites Barcelona in Saturday`s Champions League final in Berlin.

Jun 03, 2015, 17:17 PM IST
Messi, Neymar and Suarez are divas, says Ballack

Messi, Neymar and Suarez are divas, says Ballack

Former Germany captain Michael Ballack on Tuesday said Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar are sometimes like divas and the trio's unwillingness to defend could be the undoing of their side in the Champions League final.

Jun 02, 2015, 20:44 PM IST
Ross Barkley can be as good as Michael Ballack, says Roberto Martinez

Ross Barkley can be as good as Michael Ballack, says Roberto Martinez

A "special" Ross Barkley has all the attributes to become as good as German midfield great Michael Ballack, according to Everton manager Roberto Martinez. 

Dec 16, 2014, 08:55 AM IST
Ex-Fulham coach Magath cheesed off over injury remedy claim

Ex-Fulham coach Magath cheesed off over injury remedy claim

Former Fulham coach Felix Magath has taken to Facebook to reject claims that he told club doctors to treat an injured player with cheese.

Sep 23, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

Barkley welcomes Gazza comparison, new deal in the works

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley says he welcomes comparisons with Paul Gascoigne and Michael Ballack as his club looks to secure his future at the Premier League side.

Dec 13, 2013, 00:50 AM IST

Chelsea will win titles under Mourinho: Ballack

The former Blues midfielder, who was signed by the Portuguese manager in 2006, believes the west London club will challenge for honours following the Special One`s return.

Jun 13, 2013, 15:28 PM IST

Mourinho returning to Chelsea is fantastic: Ballack

The former Germany captain believes the Portuguese`s long awaited Stamford Bridge return is a superb decision and expects the Blues to improve under his guidance.

Jun 05, 2013, 08:34 AM IST

Former Germany captain Ballack retires

Former Germany captain Michael Ballack has announced his retirement from football.

Oct 03, 2012, 14:41 PM IST

Low made too many changes for Germany, says Ballack

Michael Ballack has criticised Germany coach Joachim Low`s squad rotation policy following their exit from Euro 2012.

Jun 30, 2012, 10:24 AM IST

Joachim Loew regrets falling out with Michael Ballack

Joachim Loew has admitted that the process which led to the end of Michael Ballack’s international career could have been handled better.

Dec 19, 2011, 12:27 PM IST

Bayer Leverkusen beats Kaiserslautern 2-0

Michael Ballack scored against his former club in a 2-0 win for Bayer Leverkusen, one day after criticizing his current teammates for a lack of ambition.

Nov 19, 2011, 09:35 AM IST

Sub Ballack seals Leverkusen`s win over Genk

Michael Ballack came off the bench to seal Bayer Leverkusen`s 2-0 Champions League win over Belgian champions Genk.

Sep 29, 2011, 09:16 AM IST

Ballack enjoys bittersweet return to Stamford Bridge

Michael Ballack cheered when his team were drawn with his former club Chelsea in Group E of the Champions League.

Sep 14, 2011, 19:36 PM IST

Ballack set for Stamford Bridge return with Bayer Leverkusen

Michael Ballack is set to make a comeback at Stamford Bridge when his Bundesliga club faces Chelsea.

Sep 05, 2011, 11:13 AM IST

Ballack calls farewell match a `farce`

Michael Ballack has called an offer to end his international career with a friendly game against Brazil in August a "farce".

Jun 18, 2011, 09:31 AM IST

Ballack calls farewell match a `farce`

Michael Ballack has called an offer to end his international career with a friendly game against Brazil in August a "farce".

Jun 18, 2011, 09:31 AM IST

End of an era as Germany dump Ballack

Michael Ballack, a towering figure in German football for the past decade, is no longer part of the national squad after 98 appearances for his country.

Jun 16, 2011, 23:55 PM IST

End of an era as Germany dump Ballack

Michael Ballack, a towering figure in German football for the past decade, is no longer part of the national squad after 98 appearances for his country.

Jun 16, 2011, 23:55 PM IST

Ballack no longer in Loew`s plans

Michael Ballack is no longer in Germany coach Joachim Loew`s plans as a crop of promising younger players have made an impact, the coach said on Thursday.

Jun 16, 2011, 16:05 PM IST

Ballack no longer in Loew`s plans

Michael Ballack is no longer in Germany coach Joachim Loew`s plans as a crop of promising younger players have made an impact, the coach said on Thursday.

Jun 16, 2011, 16:05 PM IST