Brazil eyes German youth football model
Brazil eyes German youth football model

The old saying goes that if you can't beat them, join them. And the adage has struck a chord with Brazil's football federation (CBF) in the aftermath of the national team's 7-1 World Cup semifinal defeat to Germany in July last year.

Joachim Low named best national manager in 2014 by IFFHS
Joachim Low named best national manager in 2014 by IFFHS

German Joachim Low has been named the world's best manager of national football teams in 2014 by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) succeeding Spaniard Vicente del Bosque, who was the winner in 2012 and 2013.

My dream is to manage England, says Rio Ferdinand

Former England defender Rio Ferdinand says that his dream is to manage the Three Lions after retirement. After spending 12 fruitful years with Manchester United, he moved to Loftus Road, where his brother Anton Ferdinand played for two seasons.

Manuel Neuer throws his hat in the ring for German captaincy

Germany`s World Cup-winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is willing to become the captain of the national team after the post was left vacant by teammate Philipp Lahm.

German coach Low feels team could `stay on top for good number of years`

Germany coach Joachim Low has said that his team could go on to play for a number of years and they play on top of the world for a good number of years.

Scolari shouldn`t take all the blame for 1-7 nightmare: Thiago Silva

Brazil captain Thiago Silva insists that it is unfair to ask Luiz Felipe Scolari to take full responsibility for the humiliating 1-7 loss to Germany in the FIFA World Cup semifinals.

Mertesacker says Germany wants to finish WC `on a high`

Germany`s center back Per Mertesacker has said that they want to finish the World Cup on a high as Joachim Low`s men prepare for the tournament finale against Argentina on Sunday.

Germany vowed not to `humiliate` Brazil during halftime discussion, claims Hummels

German defender Mats Hummels has revealed that he and his teammates held a discussion in the dressing room at half-time and made a pact not to `humiliate` Brazil during their World Cup semifinal battering.

Germany boss Joachim Low dismisses Man U move rumours

Germany coach Joachim Low has reportedly dismissed claims that he would be a candidate to replace Manchester United`s under-fire boss David Moyes if poor show continues for the club.

Cristiano Ronaldo angry at Ozil`s departure

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo said he is angry at German playmaker Mesut Ozil`s departure to English football club Arsenal.

Germany deserved 6-1 Ireland win, says Low

Germany coach Joachim Low believes that his side`s 6-1 win over Republic of Ireland in Dublin was no less than they deserved on the night.

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.

Euro 2012: Germany's tactical blunders against Italy

Germany were the makers of their own downfall as Italy won 2-1 in Warsaw.

Euro 2012: Germany's tactical blunders against Italy

Germany were the makers of their own downfall as Italy won 2-1 in Warsaw.

Low keeps Germany starting XI secret to fight mole: Report

Joachim Low will not reveal his starting XI for Germany`s Euro 2012 semi-final against Italy until a few hours before kick-off in order to fight the mole who has been leaking team information to the German press.

Coach Low spills secrets of German soccer success

Germany coach Joachim Low has said the collaboration between domestic Bundesliga clubs, the German FA and the DFB is one of the main reasons behind their success.

Germany must stop Pirlo to beat Italy: Low

Germany boss Joachim Low has highlighted stopping Andrea Pirlo and winning the midfield battle as key to his side defeating Italy in their Euro 2012 semi-final clash on Thursday night.

Man marking Pirlo would be useless: Low

Germany coach Joachim Low has intimated his team will do little to directly disrupt Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo when the two nations meet in the Euro 2012 semi-final on Thursday.

German captain Lahm calls line-up ‘mole’ utter disgrace

Germany captain Philipp Lahm has slammed the line-up mole, who has been leaking information regarding team selection in the media, present in their team, calling the culprit as a disgrace.

Germany coach Joachim Low delighted after superb win over Greece

Germany coach Joachim Low expressed his delight at the national team`s 4-2 victory over Greece which booked a Euro 2012 semi-final place on Friday.