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Germany are so loaded they left Mario Gotze and Andre Schurrle off the World Cup roster

Published: May 15, 2018

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No one ever accused the Germany national team of possessing wistfulness. Die Mannschaft announced its provisional World Cup roster on Tuesday, and two names were noticeably absent — Mario Gotze and Andre Schurrle, the two men responsible for the goal that won Germany the World Cup in 2014. Gotze is just 25; Schurrle is 27.


Soccer-Villar re-elected Spanish Football Federation president

Published: May 23, 2017

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The former Athletic Bilbao and Spain midfielder has presided over the most successful era in the history of the Spanish national team, who won successive European Championships in 2008 and 2012 and their first World Cup in 2010. The president’s former secretary general, Jorge Perez, had said he would run against him for the post but instead brought a case against Villar to Spain’s highest sports court over alleged irregularities in the election of the RFEF assembly