Germany has a reputation as being a great footballing nation. Its national team have been world champions three times. But why are the Germans so football crazy? Find out in the third part of our series: "Those Germans!"
Toni Kroos, who played in Germany's 2-0 defeat in Warsaw, has been fighting on several fronts for both club and country. The player claims that the strains on players these days are too great.
Roberto Di Matteo won the Champions League with Chelsea and knows how to beat Bayern Munich. But will the Italian coach have success at Schalke, a club with less star power and often plagued by a lack of patience?
When Poland line up against Germany on Saturday, all eyes will be on the host's star striker from Bayern Munich. But, no matter how well he plays, the goal-getter can't carry the team completely on his own.
German midfield player Mesut Özil has been ruled out of his country's upcoming EURO 2016 qualifier after it was confirmed Wednesday that he has a partial tear in his knee, and will now miss "10-12 weeks" of football.
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