In the Interview: German Football Association President Wolfgang Niersbach
Even the president of Germany's football association was impressed by Germany's start to the 2014 World Cup. Wolfgang Niersbach believes that Joachim Löw's side are capable of winning the tournament.
European football officials have urged FIFA President Sepp Blatter to step down, hours ahead of the World Cup in Brazil. Corruption allegations, most recently over Qatar's nomination as 2022 hosts, are hounding FIFA.
Philipp Lahm has retired from international football, just days after leading Germany to its fourth World Cup title. The decision by the 30-year-old Bayern Munich player caught the country by surprise.
The World Cup festival has cooled down, and Joachim Löw has switched his focus to the next challenge - emulating Spain's triumph as undisputed world and European champions. Now he's on the hunt for a new number two.
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