Mario Goetze

Mario Goetze`s World Cup-winning boot brings joy to children`s charity

The boot with which Mario Goetze struck the World Cup-winning goal this year has raised two million euros (US$2.45m) for the German charity event "A Heart for Children", the organisers revealed on Saturday.

Dec 06, 2014, 19:20 PM IST

Germany ease past Gibraltar 4-0 but Joachim Loew not happy

World champions Germany sauntered past minnows Gibraltar 4-0 in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Friday to bounce back from a rocky start but coach Joachim Loew was far from pleased with the performance.

Nov 15, 2014, 10:41 AM IST

Sparkling Bayern Munich beat Roma 2-0 to book last-16 spot

Five-time winners Bayern Munich eased past AS Roma 2-0 with goals from Franck Ribery and Mario Goetze on Wednesday to advance to the Champions League knockout stage as Group E winners with two games to spare.

Nov 06, 2014, 08:57 AM IST

Struggling Borussia Dortmund still a Bundesliga heavyweight: Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund, languishing in 15th place in the Bundesliga, received an unexpected pep talk from league rivals Bayern Munich, despite icy relations between the two clubs who face each other in the league on Saturday.

Oct 31, 2014, 17:50 PM IST

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.

Oct 28, 2014, 15:11 PM IST

Jurgen Klopp gets job guarantee despite horror run

Coach Jurgen Klopp still has a job guarantee at Borussia Dortmund despite their horror run of five games without a win in the Bundesliga.

Oct 22, 2014, 20:40 PM IST

Champions League: Seven-goal Bayern Munich tear sorry AS Roma apart

A ruthless Bayern Munich scored five goals in the first 35 minutes on their way to an astonishing 7-1 Champions League win at AS Roma on Tuesday that left the home players and supporters shell-shocked.

Oct 22, 2014, 05:59 AM IST

Goetze would welcome Reus in Munich

World Cup winner Mario Goetze says he would welcome former Borussia Dortmund team-mate Marco Reus at Bayern Munich if his Germany colleague joins him at the Bavarian giants.

Oct 19, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

Lagging behind Bayern Munich is least of Jurgen Klopp`s concerns

Jurgen Klopp says lagging far behind Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga is the least of Borussia Dortmund`s problems as they languish in the bottom half of the table.

Oct 12, 2014, 00:17 AM IST

Champions Bayern Munich extend lead atop Bundesliga

Reigning champions Bayern Munich extended their lead atop the Bundesliga on Saturday after winning at FC Cologne while Schalke 04 won the Ruhr derby against bitter rivals Borussia Dortmund.

Sep 28, 2014, 14:16 PM IST

Bayern Munich restore order with 4-0 drubbing of Paderborn

Champions Bayern Munich ended Paderborn`s dream start to the season with a 4-0 demolition of the Bundesliga newboys on Tuesday, with Mario Goetze netting twice and new signing Robert Lewandowski getting off the mark.

Sep 24, 2014, 09:16 AM IST

Wrong boots cost Argentina World Cup, says Maradona

Diego Maradona joked Thursday that Argentina lost the World Cup final to Germany because striker Gonzalo Higuain "had his boots on the wrong feet".

Sep 19, 2014, 00:14 AM IST

Germany`s World Cup winner Mario Goetze breaks silence

Germany`s World Cup hero Mario Goetze said he did not have time to think about what he was doing when he controlled the ball with his chest before sweeping a sweet volley past Argentina`s Sergio Romero in the final.

Aug 07, 2014, 00:01 AM IST

World Cup hero Mario Goetze is dating German model-singer

Germany`s attacking midfielder Mario Goetze, who shattered Argentina`s World Cup dream is dating German model and singer Ann-Kathrin Broemmel.

Jul 16, 2014, 10:26 AM IST

World champions Germany given rapturous welcome at home

2014 FIFA World Cup winners Germany landed in Berlin on Tuesday as thousands of fans were seen gathered to receive the national team at the capital`s Tegel airport. The champions will be heading towards the Brandenburg gate for a grand welcome party.

Jul 16, 2014, 00:09 AM IST

`We are all world champions,` German coach Loew tells fans

Germany coach Joachim Loew told hundreds of thousands of jubilant fans in Berlin Tuesday celebrating his team`s World Cup victory that they shared the title with his players.

Jul 15, 2014, 21:51 PM IST

Germany will keep on improving: Beckenbauer

German football coach and former player Franz Beckenbauer has said that the national team will keep on improving after winning the World Cup, and it will be difficult to defeat them.

Jul 15, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2014 final: Lionel Messi laments lack of killer instinct

Argentina captain Lionel Messi regretted his side`s missed chances as Germany beat La Albiceleste 1-0 in the World Cup final on Sunday thanks to Mario Goetze`s extra time goal.

Jul 14, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

Germany deserved to win 2014 World Cup, feels Baichung

Mario Goetze scored the lone goal for Germany against Argentina to hand the former a World Cup Trophy after 24 years at the Maracana on Sunday. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia said that Germany played really well and were the outright champions in Brazil.

Jul 14, 2014, 15:51 PM IST

Joy, fireworks in Berlin after World Cup thriller

Germany erupted in ecstasy, with fans dancing the night away, after the World Cup final win against Argentina that handed the country its historic fourth title.

Jul 14, 2014, 13:24 PM IST