Having hosted the 2006 World Cup, Germany has now been selected ahead of Turkey to stage Euro 2024.
- by Brian Homewood
France and Germany, winners of the past two World Cups, opened the new Nations League with a 0-0 draw.
He has stuck with most of his mis-firing World Cup squad, but German coach Joachim Loew has conceded he made mistakes in Russia.
German midfielder Toni Kroos has little sympathy for former national teammate Mesut Ozil, criticising his recent racism claims.
- by Karolos Grohmann
The president of Germany's football federation conceded he made mistakes in handling a controversy over Mesut Ozil's photo with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but strongly rejected accusations of racism on Thursday.
New Arsenal manager Unai Emery says he respects Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from the international game due to what the German says was "racism and disrespect".
German soccer star Mesut Ozil says he will no longer play for the national team because he faced "racism and disrespect" because of his Turkish roots.
Germany should have considered leaving midfielder out of squad following furore caused by his photo with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, team manager says.
Social Media was in full swing this morning, as it became apparent that World Champions Germany had suffered the indignity of being eliminated in the group stages.
- by James Lemon