The nominees for the Ballon d’Or 2021 Yachine Trophy are in, with France Football’s award for the greatest goalkeeper on Earth set to be announced in December.
Thomas Tuchel singled Manuel Neuer out for praise after Paris Saint-Germain’s defeat in the Champions League final, insisting the Bayern Munich shot stopper “took the goalkeeping game to a new level”.
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Winning the World Cup is the pinnacle of international football but, as Germany found out, there is a curse that comes with it.
Defending World Cup champions Germany failed to advance to the last-16 after succumbing to a 2-0 defeat to South Korea.
World champions Germany lost their opening game at Russia 2018, with Hirving Lozano’s winner causing a small earthquake in Mexico.
Hirving Lozano scored the only goal of the game as Mexico secured a thoroughly deserved win over a desperately poor Germany.
Hirving Lozano netted the only goal of the game as Mexico defeated world champions Germany 1-0 in a 2018 Group F clash at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Manuel Neuer made his long-awaited comeback as Germany slipped to a surprise 2-1 pre-World Cup friendly defeat to Austria.
Germany defender Niklas Sule lauded Manuel Neuer as the goalkeeper continues his return.