Can Young Guns Win FIFA World Cup 2010 For Germany?

April 18, 2010 0 By admin

Write-up by Suresh Iyer

Coach Joseph Loew will be relying on his youthful talent to deliver at FIFA Planet Cup 2010. The team’s typical age is 24.96 many years, the youngest German squad at the Globe Cup. Warm ups versus Bosnia, Hungary and Malta gave Loew a glimpse of their potential.

Sami Khedira, 20-three, is a midfielder who has led the German below-21 crew. He scored a objective from Bosnia, narrowly lacking a 2nd, and gave a good account against Hungary, in counter-attacking moves.

Jerome Boateng who did not shine as correct-back again from Hungary may get to man his favourite centre-fifty percent place.

20-three year previous Dennis Aogo did a excellent job as left-back again versus Malta but acquired no far more than 45 minutes, substituting for Khedira, versus Hungary. While Aogo’s natural position is left-back, he may possibly have to be a midfielder back up, right after the damage losses of Ballack, Traesch, Rolfes and Westermann.

Holger Badstuber, 20-one particular, might benefit from Aogo’s inability to play as a left-back again, and get to play as defender after a mixed showing in opposition to Bosnia, where his wonderful tackling created up for his mediocre passing.

Mesut Ozil, 20 one particular, is a amazing midfielder who shone in the three friendlies, though he did not have any luck with scoring. He could be the guy for Germany at Globe Cup 2010.

Marko Marin, 20 1 a long time outdated, was extremely amazing in the friendlies but is unlikely to play more than a substitute function, as he does not have his coach’s confidence in his staying energy or strength.

Thomas Mueller, a year more youthful than Marin, is an attacking all-rounder who shone from Bosnia. He could locate favour as an extra striker, and even function in the irst eleven versus Australia, his team’s 1st group outing in South Africa.

Toni Kroos, just previous his teenagers, may possibly not get to play any match at this World Cup, presented his mediocre displaying in the friendlies. He will possibly be a back up midfielder.

About the Author

For the latest sports gossip and news you will not locate everywhere else on the Net, and to download a free E-book on FIFA Earth Cup, 2010, click on

Suresh Iyer is an avid sports fan and blogger.