In the Interview: German Football Association President Wolfgang Niersbach
The German government has taken decisive action about its sport and the minimum wage - making a decision that should ease the worries and save plenty of clubs from debt.
The seven-time Bundesliga winner over a distinguished football career was given the top honor by the German FA at the launch of the 61st 'Football Teacher' training course on Monday.
The German football federation revealed plans on Tuesday to bring the European Championships to Germany for the first time since 1988, also stating its commitment to building an 89-million-euro academy in Frankfurt.
Germany's most powerful football chief wants to become a key decision-maker at FIFA. The world's governing body continues to go under serious scrutiny around ongoing corruption allegations.