Euro 2008 Recap: Germany 3 – 2 Turkey

Euro 2008 Recap: Germany 3 – 2 Turkey

One of the most exciting matches of Euro 2008 was played out in the semi-finals between Germany and Turkey. Who can forgot how Turkey tied up the game at 2 goals apiece 5 minutes from the end, to the dismay

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German team welcomed home by 300,000 fans

German team welcomed home by 300,000 fans

More than 300,000 Germany fans welcomed their defeated team home on Monday at a colourful ceremony at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Monday, paying tribute to the runners-up of Euro 2008. Waving black, red and gold German flags, crowds

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UEFA’s squad of the tournament

UEFA’s squad of the tournament

3 German players were picked for the UEFA’s best XI of the Euro 2008. Goalkeepers: Buffon (Italy), Casillas (Spain), van der Sar (Holland). Defenders: Bosingwa (Portugal), Lahm (Germany), Marchena (Spain), Pepe (Portugal), Puyol (Spain), Zhirkov (Russia). Midfielders: Hamit Altintop (Turkey),

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Germany are Runners-up in Euro 2008

Germany are Runners-up in Euro 2008

Germany lost 1-0 to Spain in the finals of the Euro 2008 tournament. Spain put on a commanding display throughout the game and after Fernando Torres scored in the 33rd minute, Germany were never able to really get back into

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Ballack fit for final

Ballack fit for final

Ballack has been declared fit to play for the final. Here is Germany’s starting line-up: Lehmann, Friedrich, Lahm, Mertesacker, Metzelder, Schweinsteiger, Frings, Ballack, Hitzlsperger, Podolski, Klose. Löw sticks with the XI that started the second half of the 3-2 semi-final

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Ballack doubtful for Final

Ballack doubtful for Final

Germany captain Michael Ballack is doubtful for Sunday’s Euro 2008 final against Spain because of an injury to his right calf, the German Football Association (DFB) said on Saturday. Ballack missed training on Friday back at the team’s base in

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Köhler and Merkel to attend Euro Final

Köhler and Merkel to attend Euro Final

German President Horst Köhler and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be in the stands on Sunday to watch Germany take on Spain in the Euro 2008 final. “The chancellor will be in Vienna to cheer on the Mannschaft,” government spokesman

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Germany to face Spain in Final

Germany to face Spain in Final

Germany will now face Spain in the European Championship Finals to take place on Sunday. Spain won in convincing fashion against Russia in the other semifinal game 3-0 to book their place in the finals. Looking at the form of

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