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Latest news about Germany

Messi to miss SWC rematch

2014-09-01 12:56

Argentina captain Lionel Messi will miss his side's friendly against world champions Germany on Wednesday due to a groin strain.

Germany riding crest of wave

2014-08-19 09:08

The Bundesliga season gets underway this weekend with German football riding the crest of a wave following the World Cup triumph.

Mertesacker hangs up German boots

2014-08-18 12:29

German World Cup winner and Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has retired from international football at the age of 29.

Klose hangs up his boots

2014-08-11 13:43

Germany striker Miroslav Klose has retired from international football, the German football federation has announced.

Lahm rules out Germany return

2014-08-07 17:30

While admitting that he would "never say never", Philipp Lahm has ruled out any return to the German national team.

SWC lifts German beer sales

2014-07-31 14:37

Beer sales rose in Germany in the first half of the year thanks to a big jump in demand during the Soccer World Cup.

Loew to stay on as Germany coach

2014-07-23 15:00

World Cup-winning coach Joachim Loew announced on Wednesday that he will see out his contract with Germany which runs until 2016.

Loew made honorary citizen

2014-07-22 13:54

Germany's Soccer World Cup-winning coach Joachim Loew is to be made an honorary citizen of his hometown of Schoenau im Schwarzwald.

Germany damaged the SWC trophy

2014-07-22 10:21

The Soccer World Cup winners celebrated their triumph so hard that they ended up damaging the trophy they fought so hard to win.

Ozil donates SWC bonus

2014-07-18 12:35

German Soccer World Cup star Mesut Ozil is donating his SWC winnings to pay for 23 sick children to have surgery.

Ref: Kramer was disoriented

2014-07-17 15:22

The referee in charge of the Soccer World Cup final has revealed that Germany's Kramer was disoriented after blow to head

Germany top of FIFA rankings

2014-07-17 10:53

Germany's run to the SWC title has seen them return to the top of FIFA's world rankings for the first time in around 20 years.

Bafana drop a ranking spot

2014-07-17 10:35

FIFA has released the latest rankings and Bafana Bafana have dropped one spot to be ranked No 66 in the world.

SWC winner Kroos joins Real

2014-07-17 10:02

Germany Soccer World Cup winner Toni Kroos has agreed a deal to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich on a six-year deal.

Thieves steal beer during SWC

2014-07-16 14:40

German police are hunting for thieves who made off with 10 truckloads of beer while the country was distracted by SWC fever.