Joachim Low, Germany’s head coach, announced this week that three of his senior players, who coincidentally were instrumental in the 2014 World Cup triumph, would no longer be eligible for selection. See also: France 2-1 Germany: Lessons Learnt Jerome Boateng, Thomas Muller and Mat Hummels, all Bayern Munich players, were forced to retire from their national team at an age where players reach their peak. While … Continue reading Finality of Low’s decision disrespectful
After a fantastic first half by Germany, where they neutralized the reigning world champions, Die Mannschaft was undone by Athletico Madrid duo Lucas Hernandez and Antoine Griezmann. Continue reading… Continue reading France 2-1 Germany: Lessons Learnt
The Overhead Kick brings you five short World Cup related stories, which will warm your heart and put a smile on your face. Enjoy! Continue reading Beautiful World Cup Anecdotes
In Russia, The Swedes topped their group to the detriment of the 2014 champions Germany. After sending Lindt chocolate home, the Swedes crashed to Fish&Chips in the quarter finals. The Swedes could not quite perform to their level against the English but after executing a kill list with the likes of Netherlands, Italy and Germany, they were probably out of gas. Continue reading How Hugo Lloris crucified Netherlands, Italy and Germany
South Korea eliminate Germany. Sweden top group and will face Switzerland in the Round of 16. Brazil are also first in Group E and earned a clash with Mexico! Continue reading Great day for South Korean football
Mexico started Group F by beating World champions 1-0. There are many reasons provided by fans and pundits as to why Mexico surprised the Germans but the one reason everyone seems to love is this Mexican grandma drawing a symbolic cross on all the players’ faces as they were filmed on TV. Continue reading Mexican grandma behind country’s success in Russia
Do you not speak football fluently? Are you having trouble picking which games to watch in the group stage? Was France v Peru too boring for you? Or did you fall asleep halfway through Egypt v Uruguay? Do not worry, The Overhead Kick is here for you. Here’s our list of upcoming must-watch games from now until Tuesday the 26th. The list is in order of expected explosiveness.
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Mexico showed some fantastic counter-attacking football to defeat World Cup title holders Germany in the Group F opener. The Germans started as absolute favorites before the game but the Mexicans showed a lot of courage and belief in themselves by taking the game to Low’s team. Continue reading Mexico blitz Germany!
Did you happen to catch Mourinho’s World Cup prediction for the final? We have the whole scoop for you. Continue reading Mourinho’s crazy World Cup final prediction