The original one-cap Wunder, 5th September 1973 On 5th September 1973, West Germany were playing the Soviet Union in a friendly match at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. After 64 minutes, a 23 year old left-sided attacking winger from MSV
Franz Beckenbauer. Lothar Matthäus. Jürgen Klinsmann. Jürgen Kohler. Thomas Häßler. Miroslav Klose. Lukas Podolski. Philipp Lahm. Bastian Schweinsteiger. A mix of legends and, potentially, legends-in-waiting. Nine names to have graced the Nationalmannschaft. But can you guess who comes next in
As we approach this summer’s World Cup finals in Brazil and reflect on the Nationalmannschaft’s last meeting with Poland in Hamburg – which would see a skeleton C-Elf take to the field – we stay in the Hansastadt for the
Tunis, 22nd September 1993 We take ourselves back ten years for the next name in our One Cap Wonders series, and to the journeyman striker Bernd Hobsch – one of the heroes of SV Werder Bremen’s successful 1992/93 Bundesliga campaign.
At the end of October 2012, Felix Magath’s second spell at VfL Wolfsburg would come to a sad yet predictable end. In stark contrast to his first spell at the Volkswagen-Arena where he had taken the unheralded side from Lower
Porto Alegre, 12th December 1992 December 1992, and Berti Vogts’ German side are on a tour-match tour to South America to take on Brazil in Porto Alegre, and then Uruguay in Montevideo. The touring squad includes a number of new