Spain's Iker Casillas a surprise inclusion on shortlist for Fifa goalkeeper award
Spain's Iker Casillas a surprise inclusion on shortlist for Fifa goalkeeper award

Iker Casillas is a surprise inclusion as one of the five goalkeepers shortlisted for the Fifa’s 2014 World XI despite a poor showing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil last summer and after making just 12 La Liga appearances for Real Madrid.

Germany`s Jerome Boateng also out of Spain friendly
Germany`s Jerome Boateng also out of Spain friendly

Germany defender Jerome Boateng is the latest World Cup winner to pull out of Tuesday`s friendly against Spain in Vigo as head coach Joachim Loew`s injury list mounts.

Germany dominate controversial Ballon d'Or list
Germany dominate controversial Ballon d'Or list

Germany dominated the FIFA Player of the Year shortlist, with six nominees among the 23 candidates announced on Tuesday, while the 10-man coaching shortlist was full of anomalies and controversy.

Bayern Munich keeper Pepe Reina out for weeks with muscle injury
Bayern Munich keeper Pepe Reina out for weeks with muscle injury

 Bayern Munich keeper Pepe Reina, who joined the German champions this season as an experienced back-up for Manuel Neuer, has been ruled out for several weeks with a muscle injury, the club said on Tuesday.

World Cup hard to follow, says Joachim Loew
World Cup hard to follow, says Joachim Loew

Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Thursday he expects the next few months to be "incredibly hard" after their World Cup triumph in Brazil last July.

Cristiano Ronaldo named European Player of the Year
Cristiano Ronaldo named European Player of the Year

Real Madrid`s Cristiano Ronaldo was on Thursday named European Footballer of the Year, the Portuguese striker topping the journalists` poll ahead of Germany`s World Cup winner Manuel Neuer and Dutchman Arjen Robben.

Neuer, Robben, Ronaldo up for UEFA award

German World Cup-winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, Netherlands winger Arjen Robben and Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo are the three contenders to win UEFA`s Best Player in Europe Award for 2013/14.

Waxwork honour for Germany star Manuel Neuer

Germany`s World Cup-winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is set to be immortalised in the form of a a waxwork model at Madame Tussauds in Berlin, the museum announced Wednesday.

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.

Manuel Neuer wins German Footballer of the Year award

Bayern Munich goal-keeper Manuel Neuer wins the German Footballer of the Year award for the 2013-14 season following a title winning season.

Costa Rica revelation of Brazil World Cup: FIFA

Costa Rica`s national team was the revelation of the 2014 Brazil World Cup, according to event organiser and world football governing body FIFA, Federation International of Football Association.

Germany script history, beat Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup

Germany wrote a new chapter in the history of international football as they became the first European team to lift the World Cup in South America, clinching a hard-fought 1-0 win over Argentina in the final, their triumph coming on the back of steely resolve and blood on the pitch here.

Team spirit behind World Cup win, says Germany`s Neuer

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer hailed his side`s remarkable team spirit after their 1-0 World Cup final win over Argentina at the Maracana on Sunday.

Goalkeepers shine brightest in Brazil

Despite being a tournament labelled as the return of attack-minded football after the caution shown in South Africa four years ago, Brazil 2014 has been a platform for the world`s best goalkeepers to shine.

Germany made experience count, admits Deschamps

France coach Didier Deschamps said that Germany`s experience of the big occasion and his side`s poor finishing proved crucial as the French bowed out of the World Cup.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Germany win European powerhouse battle, move to semis

Mats Hummels` first half header proved decisive as Germany marched into the semifinals of the FIFA World Cup for a record fourth time in a row with a 1-0 win over fellow European giants France, here on Friday.

Stoppage-time save against France no big deal: Neuer

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer said his one-handed save to keep out Karim Benzema`s shot deep into stoppage time was no big deal after his team beat France 1-0 in the World Cup quarter-finals on Friday.

Lloris lauds opposite number Neuer

France goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris hailed his German counterpart Manuel Neuer as the best in the business ahead of the sides` clash in the World Cup quarter-finals on Friday.

Substitute did the trick for France against Nigeria, feels Baichung

In the round of 16, France overcame resolute Nigeria, whereas, Germany beat Algeria in extra-time. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung said that France forced out a good result. And he also praised German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer for his effort. Baichung also favoured Argentina to get a desired result against Switzerland in today`s tie.

Schweinsteiger not a happy camper for Germany

Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has not been a happy camper at the World Cup in Brazil.