Germany – a team to beat
World Cup 2014 might be the platform where in-form Germany national team might snatch the cup this time. Over years, Germany has produced some excellent talents and has developed itself into one of the strongest teams. Germany will certainly the subject of talk in Brazil where the biggest football tournament is going to take place.
Germany has not been able to reach the finals in recent major tournaments since Euro 2008 when they lost 1-0 to Spain. Since then Germany has lost in quarters or semis. Now the time has come to show to the world and Germany’s Joachim Löw is ready to take up the challenge.
The attacking midfielder MesutÖzil, now turned 24, has putting up fine performances in every match. Transferred as Arsenal highest paid player, Ozil left Real Madrid with a fee of about 42 million euros. Providing assists in every match, he has been crucial key for Arsenal top’s position in the English Premiere League. Known for its creative vision, incisive passes, uncanny skills and fine first touches, Ozil is definitely the player to watch out. He will be the key figure for the Germany’s attack.
Along with Ozil, Thomas Muller will help him in attacking. Winner of golden boot in last world cup 2010, Muller has been consistent with his fine performances in Bayern Munich FC. In addition to, Mario Gomez (Fiorentiana), Mario Mandzukic (Bayern Munich) will handle the central forward position. Whilst, Mario Gomez (Borussia Dortmund), Bastian Schwiensteiger (Bayern Munich), Gundogan (Dortmund), Bender (Dortmund) will be joining attacking of the team in midfield.
As far as defense is concerned. Phillip Lahm (Bayern Munich), Boetang (Bayern Munich), Matt Hummels (Dortmund) will be the key figure in the defense lines. As for the goalkeeper, the acrobatic Manuel Neuer will be behind the gloves.
There are lots of youths emerging as future potential and might add up to the strength of Germany national squad.
The sales of world cup 2014 tickets will definitely be attributable partly to see whether Germany will win the cup or not.