Coach Joachim Low has announced the final 23 man Germany squad. BVB defender Schmelzer has been dropped
At Euro 2012, age is just a number.At the end of the quarter final stages of the tournament, we look at players who have defied the age barrier and come up trumps for their country.
International action returned to Europe with all the teams facing off against each other in a bid for qualification. All of the big names lived up to their billing as we saw three exciting match days come to an end. Read on to find more.
On a day that saw the German devastation of the 'Messiahs' and the Spanish tested by Paraguay, TheHardTackle's Karan Yadav recaps the day's significant and bizarre moments...
Clinical counter attack from the young German team proved to be too good for Englishmen to handle. A brace from Muller ensured a quarter-final berth for National Mannschaft, after a goal each from Klose and Podolski had got the Germans off to a perfect start, in a match that would also be remembered for the wrong reasons. THT's Arnav Bose reviews the game that broke the English hearts.
Serbia grabbed a historic first World Cup win as an independent nation by defeating three time champions Germany. In a game that was marred by harsh refereeing decisions, Milan Jovanovic scored the decider, just after the expulsion of German striker Miroslave Klose. The Serbian win leaves the group interestingly poised.
Germany grabbed the headlines on an eventful day three, while Slovenia and Ghana picked up crucial wins to boost their qualification hopes. On by far the World cup's most eventful day, TheHardTackle's Akarsh Sharma does a round-up of the action..
A young and exuberant German side showed the mettle to take on the mighty Aussies and their youth coupled with the experiences of their dynamic duo - Klose and Podolski - paved their way for a prolific start to their World Cup campaign.
Close battles to look forward to on Day 3 as Algeria and Slovenia look to take advantage of the draw between England and USA. In Group D, Serbia and Ghana play a potentially do-or-die game, while Germany kick-off against Australia! Here is a look at Day 3...