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Germany Decides Men’s National Team Nickname No Longer Appropriate

BERLIN — Germany on Thursday decided to drop the name die Mannschaft (the team) for its men's national soccer team, saying it may be a recognisable term abroad but was viewed critically at home.

The name was officially introduced a year after Germany won their fourth World Cup crown in Brazil in 2014 and was part of the branding around the national team.

USMNT Defender Chris Richards Completes $13 Million Premier League Move

Crystal Palace have signed American international defender Chris Richards from Bayern Munich on a five-year contract, both clubs said on Wednesday.

Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. BBC reported Palace will pay an initial $10.33 million for the 22-year-old center back, with the fee rising to $13.35 million with add-ons.

Fantastic Alex Popp Brace Sets Up Dream Final Of England vs. Germany At Wembley Stadium

Only three things are guaranteed in this life: death, taxes and Alexandra Popp scoring for Germany in the 2022 Euros.

Popp broke French hearts on Wednesday as she booked Germany’s spot in the 2022 UEFA Women’s Euro final with a brace to defeat France 2-1. Popp has scored in all five of Germany’s games this tournament with her goal tally at six.

What's Happening In The Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer Saga?

Every lock has a key, but not every key fits in every lock. Even the best have their limits. This summer, Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with a move away from Manchester United following the club’s dismal 2021-22 Premier League campaign that saw the club finish sixth with its fewest points total ever. The Red Devils will be playing Europa League soccer in the fall, and reportedly Ronaldo is less than happy and wants a move away, but where can he go?

Lambeau Field Records Largest U.S. Soccer Crowd Of 2022 For Man City Vs. Bayern

Processions across the Midwest came to a rest at Wisconsin’s most hallowed ground on Saturday night. Fans of Germany’s Bayern Munich and England’s Manchester City packed into Lambeau Field to watch the first-ever soccer match played at the home of the Green Bay Packers.

As thousands of spectators arrived, streams of fans in sky blue and bright red paraded through the small town with the behemoth that is Lambeau Field lying in their sights. For many who see soccer as their religion, this was about to be their evening service. 

Lambeau Field’s First Soccer Game Only Lasted 80 Chaotically Beautiful Minutes

History was made on Saturday when Lambeau Field hosted its first ever soccer game. Manchester City defeated Bayern Munich 1-0 in the home of the Green Bay Packers in what turned out to be a wild, wet and short affair.

The game was only two 40-minute halves long with a five-minute halftime.

Haaland Only Needed 12 Minutes To Score His First Manchester City Goal

The first Erling Haaland Manchester City goal came in 12 minutes. The Norwegian superstar made his debut for his new club during a friendly at Lambeau Field vs. Bayern Munich.

The crowd would make plenty of extra noise anytime he was on the ball and the over 81,000 fans in attendance collectively lost it when he scored the opener.

First Erling Haaland Manchester City Goal

Bayern’s Potential 2022-23 Starting XI Has One Big Question: Who Replaces Lewandowski?

The Bayern Munich starting XI 2022-23 lineup is going to be an incredibly difficult decision for manager Julian Nagelsmann. The departure of Robert Lewandowski has left a hole the size of Bavaria in Bayern’s attack. Without a solid replacement at center forward, what will Nagelsmann do?

Nagelsmann loves himself a 4-2-3-1 formation and it’s hard to see him stepping away from it. For this example, that formation will be used. Here’s an idea of how the defending Bundesliga champions could lineup.

Man City Vs. Bayern Friendly At Lambeau Raises Some Questions

This Saturday, hallowed Lambeau Field plays host to an exhibition match between Premier League champion Manchester City and Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich. This will be the first-ever professional soccer match held at Lambeau, and for good reason: The field isn’t big enough.

Better Now? How Juventus Could Line Up After Impending De Ligt Transfer

Nine successive Serie A titles followed by two campaigns where Champions League qualification seemed a shallow silver lining, Juventus’ fall from grace has been clear to see in recent years. This summer has seen several big names depart Turin, and the Bianconeri will be hard-pressed to find adequate replacements in order to once again fight for the Scudetto.

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