Germany is the most favorite team for 2014 FIFA World Cup with world’s best attacking strikers, best midfielders, defender & last but not the least best Goal keeper. The eagles are the strongest competitor of this campaign which will begin from 12 June in Brazil. Probable team squad roster of Germany national football team is consists of most Bayern players. The Eagles are in group G with Portugal, Ghana & United states which is considered as group of death. Germany made perfect qualification for the finals of the world cup with unbeaten 10 games. In qualification round, they won 9 games & the rest one was a draw.
Team Squad of Germany For 2014 World Cup
|Manuel Neuer||Bayern Munich||1|
|Roman Weidenfeller||Borussia Dortmund||12|
|Philipp Lahm||Bayern Munich||16|
|Marcell Jansen||Hamburger SV||6|
|Jerome Boateng||Bayern Munich||20|
|Marcel Schmelzer||Borussia Dortmund||3|
|Kevin Grobkreutz||Borussia Dortmund||2|
|Bastian Schweinsteiger||Bayern Munich||7|
|Toni Kroos||Bayern Munich||18|
|Mario Gotze||Bayern Munich||19|
|Marco Reus||Borussia Dortmund||11|
|J. Draxler||Schalke 04||10|
|Thomas Muller||Bayern Munich||25|
|K. Volland||TSG Hoffenheigm||31|
|Manager: Jaochim Low|
German football team is complete team with technical players in every position. Three time world champions have not won world cup since 1990, but this time they can repeat history. Along with experienced players like Mesut Ozil, Bastian Schwiensteiger, Toni Kroos, they have versatile talented youngsters like Mario Gotze, Marco Reus in team roster.
In last 2 world tournaments, they were runners up which is also a big reason of being favorite this time. Forward of team Thomas Muller was awarded with golden boot of scoring maximum number of goals last time. After Eagles, host team Brazil is the second most strongest team who are current champions of Confederation cup defeating Spain by 3-1. German team played this tournament 17 times & this is the eighteenth appearance of 3 times champions. They first qualified in 1934.
Brazil also have all round performers with great strikers & midfielders & defender. Host team lags behind the Germans in terms of goal keeper as the eagles have world’s best GK Manuel Neuer. Team Manager Jaochim Low was first appointed as assistant manager of the team from 2004 to 2006. Since 2006, he is managing Germany team but faced losses in Semi finals of big competitions.
Germany will face one of the strongest rival Portugal in first game of summer world cup. The match will be played on 16 June 2014. Thereafter they will face Ghana on 21 June & then United States on 26 June. Top 2 team from each group will qualify for next round.
Past Performance of Germany
Appearances in world Cup: 1934, 1938, 1954, 1962, 1966, 1970, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010. After playing 17 world cup tournaments, they won 3 times & were runners up four times.
Philipp Lahm is the captain of the team who can make Germany win this time. The player has huge credit in winning trophies with his German club Bayern Munchen in season 2013-14. Looking at the team squad, the predictions are pointing toward this team as strongest competitor.