Mario Goetze

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Goetze running out of time to secure World Cup place

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Berlin (Germany) (AFP) – Mario Goetze admits he is running out of time to convince Joachim Loew he deserves a place in Germany’s World Cup squad despite scoring the goal that won the 2014 tournament.

Goetze is struggling for form, but hopes to feature for third-placed Borussia Dortmund in Sunday’s crunch Ruhr derby at Schalke, who are second in the Bundesliga.

Goetze running out of time to secure World Cup place

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Berlin (Germany) (AFP) – Mario Goetze admits he is running out of time to convince Joachim Loew he deserves a place in Germany’s World Cup squad despite scoring the goal that won the 2014 tournament.

Goetze is struggling for form, but hopes to feature for third-placed Borussia Dortmund in Sunday’s crunch Ruhr derby at Schalke, who are second in the Bundesliga.

Record signing Schuerrle is a flop – Dortmund boss

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund’s boss admits record signing Andre Schuerrle has been a flop since his arrival in 2016 with the Germany winger linked to a loan spell at Inter Milan.

The 27-year-old returned as a hero from the last World Cup after his pin-point cross at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium was volleyed home by Mario Goetze to win the Brazil 2014 final for Germany.

Record signing Schuerrle is a flop – Dortmund boss

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund’s boss admits record signing Andre Schuerrle has been a flop since his arrival in 2016 with the Germany winger linked to a loan spell at Inter Milan.

The 27-year-old returned as a hero from the last World Cup after his pin-point cross at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium was volleyed home by Mario Goetze to win the Brazil 2014 final for Germany.

World Cup winner Goetze writes children’s book

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup winner Mario Goetze has started a sideline career as an author after releasing his illustrated children’s book “Mario’s Big Dream” on Tuesday to raise money for charity.

“I have so much to thank football for and it is my wish to give something back to others and share something with them,” the Borussia Dortmund midfielder told SID, an AFP subsidiary.

World Cup winner Goetze writes children’s book

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup winner Mario Goetze has started a sideline career as an author after releasing his illustrated children’s book “Mario’s Big Dream” on Tuesday to raise money for charity.

“I have so much to thank football for and it is my wish to give something back to others and share something with them,” the Borussia Dortmund midfielder told SID, an AFP subsidiary.

Philipp, Castro add to Dortmund’s injury woes

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund are set to be without midfielders Maximilian Philipp and Gonzalo Castro for the foreseeable future after the pair picked up serious injuries on Saturday.

Dortmund already have German World Cup winner Mario Goetze sidelined for the next six weeks with damaged ankle ligaments.

Philipp, Castro add to Dortmund’s injury woes

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund are set to be without midfielders Maximilian Philipp and Gonzalo Castro for the foreseeable future after the pair picked up serious injuries on Saturday.

Dortmund already have German World Cup winner Mario Goetze sidelined for the next six weeks with damaged ankle ligaments.

Dortmund outclass Wolfsburg as Dembele sits out

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Berlin (AFP) – American teenager Christian Pulisic scored and created a goal as he replaced Barcelona target Ousmane Dembele to spark Borussia Dortmund to a 3-0 win over Wolfsburg on Saturday.

The 20-year-old Dembele has attempted to force Dortmund into selling him to the Spanish giants by boycotting training and, having been suspended indefinitely, missed his side’s opening game of the new German league season.

Dortmund outclass Wolfsburg as Dembele sits out

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Berlin (AFP) – American teenager Christian Pulisic scored and created a goal as he replaced Barcelona target Ousmane Dembele to spark Borussia Dortmund to a 3-0 win over Wolfsburg on Saturday.

The 20-year-old Dembele has attempted to force Dortmund into selling him to the Spanish giants by boycotting training and, having been suspended indefinitely, missed his side’s opening game of the new German league season.

Goetze set to return after seven months out

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup-winner Mario Goetze is poised to play for the first time in seven months for Borussia Dortmund at Wolfsburg on Saturday to end his illness misery.

“Mario has taken full part (in training) and it looks good,” confirmed Dortmund’s new coach Peter Bosz on Thursday.

Goetze set to return after seven months out

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup-winner Mario Goetze is poised to play for the first time in seven months for Borussia Dortmund at Wolfsburg on Saturday to end his illness misery.

“Mario has taken full part (in training) and it looks good,” confirmed Dortmund’s new coach Peter Bosz on Thursday.

Germany’s forgotten hero Goetze relaunches career

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Berlin (AFP) – World Cup winner Mario Goetze admits the metabolism disorder which sidelined him for five months is ‘now part of his life’, with the Germany star poised to resume playing on Saturday.

Borussia Dortmund host arch-rivals Bayern Munich for the German Super Cup - the annual pre-season clash between the German Cup winners and Bundesliga champions respectively - on Saturday.

Germany’s forgotten hero Goetze relaunches career

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Berlin (AFP) – World Cup winner Mario Goetze admits the metabolism disorder which sidelined him for five months is ‘now part of his life’, with the Germany star poised to resume playing on Saturday.

Borussia Dortmund host arch-rivals Bayern Munich for the German Super Cup - the annual pre-season clash between the German Cup winners and Bundesliga champions respectively - on Saturday.

No short-term fix for Goetze – Dortmund boss

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund said Tuesday they do not expect Mario Goetze to return anytime soon as Germany’s World Cup winner battles with a unspecified metabolism disorder.

“This will not be a short-term issue,” Dortmund’s CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke told SID, an AFP subsidiary.

No short-term fix for Goetze – Dortmund boss

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund said Tuesday they do not expect Mario Goetze to return anytime soon as Germany’s World Cup winner battles with a unspecified metabolism disorder.

“This will not be a short-term issue,” Dortmund’s CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke told SID, an AFP subsidiary.

Illness caps Goetze’s fall from hero to zero

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Berlin (AFP) – Mario Goetze had the nation at his feet when Germany’s hero netted the winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final.

Fast-forward nearly three years and Monday’s news that the Borussia Dortmund star is sidelined indefinitely by a metabolism disorder is the latest blow to affect the attacking midfielder since the Brazil triumph.

Illness caps Goetze’s fall from hero to zero

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Berlin (AFP) – Mario Goetze had the nation at his feet when Germany’s hero netted the winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final.

Fast-forward nearly three years and Monday’s news that the Borussia Dortmund star is sidelined indefinitely by a metabolism disorder is the latest blow to affect the attacking midfielder since the Brazil triumph.

Metabolism disorder sidelines Goetze indefinitely

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund will be without Mario Goetze for the forseeable future after a medical check revealed a metabolism disorder, the latest set-back for Germany’s World Cup hero.

“I am in the process of getting treatment and I will do everything I can to get back into training as quickly as possible to help my team achieve our common goals,” Goetze told the club website on Monday.

Metabolism disorder sidelines Goetze indefinitely

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund will be without Mario Goetze for the forseeable future after a medical check revealed a metabolism disorder, the latest set-back for Germany’s World Cup hero.

“I am in the process of getting treatment and I will do everything I can to get back into training as quickly as possible to help my team achieve our common goals,” Goetze told the club website on Monday.

Goetze left out of Dortmund squad for Benfica

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup winner Mario Goetze has been left out of Borussia Dortmund’s squad for Tuesday’s Champions League last 16, first-leg, clash against Benfica.

The 24-year-old has fallen out of favour with coach Thomas Tuchel after a string of below-par performances and is struggling with a leg injury, which kept him out of Saturday’s shock 2-1 defeat at Bundesliga bottom side Darmstadt.

Goetze left out of Dortmund squad for Benfica

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup winner Mario Goetze has been left out of Borussia Dortmund’s squad for Tuesday’s Champions League last 16, first-leg, clash against Benfica.

The 24-year-old has fallen out of favour with coach Thomas Tuchel after a string of below-par performances and is struggling with a leg injury, which kept him out of Saturday’s shock 2-1 defeat at Bundesliga bottom side Darmstadt.

Dortmund’s Tuchel plays down Goetze tension

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel has insisted he has no problem with Germany’s World Cup winner Mario Goetze, who has been left out of Wednesday’s German Cup tie against Hertha Berlin.

The attacking midfielder was kept on the bench for Saturday’s 1-0 win over RB Leipzig and will miss the round of 16 clash at home to Hertha with a leg injury, according to Tuchel.

Dortmund’s Tuchel plays down Goetze tension

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel has insisted he has no problem with Germany’s World Cup winner Mario Goetze, who has been left out of Wednesday’s German Cup tie against Hertha Berlin.

The attacking midfielder was kept on the bench for Saturday’s 1-0 win over RB Leipzig and will miss the round of 16 clash at home to Hertha with a leg injury, according to Tuchel.

Rampant Dortmund win again

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Berlin (AFP) Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored for the fifth time in five Bundesliga games this season as Borussia Dortmund beat Freiburg 3-1 on Friday to move level on points with league leaders Bayern Munich.

Aubameyang tapped in after fine work by livewire Ousmane Dembele to give Thomas Tuchel's side the lead on the stroke of half-time at the Signal Iduna Park.

Rampant Dortmund win again

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Berlin (AFP) Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored for the fifth time in five Bundesliga games this season as Borussia Dortmund beat Freiburg 3-1 on Friday to move level on points with league leaders Bayern Munich.

Aubameyang tapped in after fine work by livewire Ousmane Dembele to give Thomas Tuchel's side the lead on the stroke of half-time at the Signal Iduna Park.

Renato Sanches, Alen Halilovic, Naby Keita… 14 Bundesliga summer transfers to get excited about

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Homeward Bound: Four reasons why Borussia Dortmund return will revive Mario Gotze’s career

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Mario Goetze goes from World Cup hero to zero in 2016

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Mario Goetze made German football history by scoring the winning goal in the World Cup final, but now the Brazil 2014 hero can not get a game at Bayern Munich.

A groin injury has restricted Goetze to just seven league appearances this season, but a month after making a full return to training, he has been kept on the bench for all of Bayern's last five games.

Mario Goetze goes from World Cup hero to zero in 2016

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Mario Goetze made German football history by scoring the winning goal in the World Cup final, but now the Brazil 2014 hero can not get a game at Bayern Munich.

A groin injury has restricted Goetze to just seven league appearances this season, but a month after making a full return to training, he has been kept on the bench for all of Bayern's last five games.

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Spoilt for choice, Germany ignore World Cup hero Goetze

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Berlin (AFP) – Mario Goetze, who scored the winner in the last World Cup final, and Dortmund teammate Marco Reus have been unable to force their way into the Germany squad for two upcoming World Cup warm up matches.

“In some positions we have an extremely large choice, in others not,” said Loew.

Spoilt for choice, Germany ignore World Cup hero Goetze

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Berlin (AFP) – Mario Goetze, who scored the winner in the last World Cup final, and Dortmund teammate Marco Reus have been unable to force their way into the Germany squad for two upcoming World Cup warm up matches.

“In some positions we have an extremely large choice, in others not,” said Loew.

Germany, England to blood youngsters in glamour football friendly

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – World champions Germany host England in a prestige friendly in Dortmund on Wednesday with both coaches primed to give youth its head for one of football’s great rivalries.

But that is where the similarities end for Joachim Loew and Gareth Southgate, who is in charge for the first time as England’s permanent manager.

Loew targets key areas for Germany before Euro 2016

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Germany's Joachim Loew has targeted the areas where the world champions must improve for Euro 2016 after their shock defeat to England and thrashing of Italy in friendlies.

The Germans threw away a two-goal lead in losing 3-2 to a spirited England side in Berlin on Saturday, but roared back with a 4-1 thrashing of the disappointing Italians in Munich on Tuesday.

Loew targets key areas for Germany before Euro 2016

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Germany's Joachim Loew has targeted the areas where the world champions must improve for Euro 2016 after their shock defeat to England and thrashing of Italy in friendlies.

The Germans threw away a two-goal lead in losing 3-2 to a spirited England side in Berlin on Saturday, but roared back with a 4-1 thrashing of the disappointing Italians in Munich on Tuesday.

Bundesliga

Franck Ribery’s wonder goal keeps Bayern on title track [VIDEO]

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Franck Ribery's spectacular bicycle kick sealed Bayern Munich's 1-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday as the Bundesliga leaders warmed-up for their Champions League quarter-final, first leg against Benfica.

The 32-year-old Ribery produced a magic moment on 20 minutes by drilling his overhead kick into the top corner of the Frankfurt net at Munich's Allianz Arena.

Franck Ribery’s wonder goal keeps Bayern on title track [VIDEO]

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Franck Ribery's spectacular bicycle kick sealed Bayern Munich's 1-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday as the Bundesliga leaders warmed-up for their Champions League quarter-final, first leg against Benfica.

The 32-year-old Ribery produced a magic moment on 20 minutes by drilling his overhead kick into the top corner of the Frankfurt net at Munich's Allianz Arena.

Bundesliga: Frank Ribery Scores Exquisite Bicycle Kick For Bayern Munich v Eintracht Frankfurt (Video)

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Handsome devil Franck Ribery has endured an injury-hit season. However, on Saturday, the French winger scored a rather beautiful goal on Saturday, pulling off an outstanding overhead kick from the edge of the box during Bayern Munich's tight 1-0 win against Eintracht Frankfurt.

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The acrobatic effort came after Frankfurt'sLukas Hradecky had initially saved a shot from Liverpool-target Mario Goetze.

Robben welcomes Ribery’s return to Bayern Munich training

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Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich need Franck Ribery back to full fitness after the French winger returned to training on Monday following a two-month break for his latest injury.

The 32-year-old Ribery endured a miserable 2015 and tore a thigh muscle in mid-December in just his second game back after nine months out with an ankle injury.

Robben welcomes Ribery’s return to Bayern Munich training

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Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich need Franck Ribery back to full fitness after the French winger returned to training on Monday following a two-month break for his latest injury.

The 32-year-old Ribery endured a miserable 2015 and tore a thigh muscle in mid-December in just his second game back after nine months out with an ankle injury.