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Can Young Guns Win FIFA World Cup 2010 For Germany?

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Article by Suresh Iyer

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

Sami Khedira, 20-3, is a midfielder who has led the German underneath-21 group. He scored a goal in opposition to Bosnia, narrowly lacking a 2nd, and gave a good account against Hungary, in counter-attacking moves.

Jerome Boateng who did not shine as proper-back again from Hungary might get to gentleman his favourite centre-50 percent position.

20-three 12 months outdated Dennis Aogo did a great job as left-back in opposition to Malta but got no more than 45 minutes, substituting for Khedira, versus Hungary. Though Aogo’s organic position is left-back, he might have to be a midfielder back again up, after the injuries losses of Ballack, Traesch, Rolfes and Westermann.

Holger Badstuber, twenty-a single, may benefit from Aogo’s inability to play as a left-back, and get to play as defender following a mixed displaying in opposition to Bosnia, where his great tackling created up for his mediocre passing.

Mesut Ozil, 20 1, is a brilliant midfielder who shone in the 3 friendlies, even though he did not have any luck with scoring. He could be the gentleman for Germany at Planet Cup 2010.

Marko Marin, twenty a single decades previous, was very impressive in the friendlies but is unlikely to play far more than a substitute position, as he does not have his coach’s self-confidence in his staying electrical power or power.

Thomas Mueller, a yr younger than Marin, is an attacking all-rounder who shone from Bosnia. He could discover favour as an added striker, and even characteristic in the irst eleven against Australia, his team’s 1st group outing in South Africa.

Toni Kroos, just previous his teens, may not get to play any match at this Globe Cup, offered his mediocre exhibiting in the friendlies. He will probably be a back up midfielder.

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