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'Super guy' Füllkrug drives Germany forward at World Cup

Nov. 28, 2022 07:02 AM EST

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Niclas Füllkrug was scoring goals in Germany’s second division one year ago. Now he’s scoring at the World Cup. “That’s exactly what he’s there for,” teammate Thomas Müller said after Füllkrug's late goal rescued a 1-1 draw for...

Füllkrug's patience rewarded with Germany World Cup spot

Nov. 15, 2022 17:41 PM EST

Niclas Füllkrug took the scenic route before earning his first call-up for Germany on the eve of the World Cup. At the age of 29, the Werder Bremen forward may have thought the day would never come after years of being overlooked for the senior team following his last appearance for...

Fans across German stadiums call for Qatar World Cup boycott

Nov. 14, 2022 05:10 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s professional soccer leagues have been marked by widespread protests against the World Cup in Qatar, with rival fans joining forces to condemn FIFA corruption and human rights abuses in the Gulf Arab country. On Sunday, before the last Bundesliga game ahead...

Germany taking Moukoko, 17, to World Cup; Reus misses out

Nov. 10, 2022 08:30 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is taking 17-year-old striker Youssoufa Moukoko to the World Cup but Borussia Dortmund teammates Marco Reus and Mats Hummels have missed out. Germany coach Hansi Flick named his 26-man squad for the tournament in Qatar on Thursday, rewarding Moukoko for...

Unpredictable Germany has score to settle at World Cup

Oct. 26, 2022 05:44 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — After a disastrous World Cup four years ago as defending champion, Germany is going to Qatar with a new coach at a major tournament for the first time since 2008. Few know what to expect from the four-time champions, and Hansi Flick’s record since taking over as...

Reyna starts and scores in Dortmund's 5-0 rout of Stuttgart

Oct. 22, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Gio Reyna is back. The American started and scored on Saturday to help Borussia Dortmund rout Stuttgart 5-0 in the Bundesliga. It was Reyna’s first league start of the season and he crowned an impressive outing on the left of midfield with his first...

Federal prosecutors take over German rail sabotage probe

Oct. 13, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German federal prosecutors say they are taking charge of the investigation into the suspected sabotage of a railway communication system that brought trains to a standstill Saturday across northwestern Germany. The federal prosecutors office said Thursday it is taking...

Germany eyes possible political motive in railway sabotage

Oct. 10, 2022 08:13 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German police said Monday they're examining the possibility of a political motive in the suspected sabotage of a railway communication system over the weekend that brought trains to a standstill across the northwest of the country. Officials say cables were severed...