The German team’s coach – Joachim Loew believes that Spain possesses an array of players that are at the level of Argentine player – Lionel Messi. In fact, in Loew’s opinion Spain not only has one Messi, but there are several Messis in the team.
“Spain naturally remains the favorite team for World Cup enthusiasts and the Spanish players take the game way too seriously – leaving room for a minimum level of mistakes. So we will have to be extremely watchful against them” – said Loew.
Prior to the match between Germany and Argentina, the world talked about all the threat that Messi posed against his German counterparts. However, the World Player of the Year was pushed to an abysmal gale, as Germany ran out 4-0 victory in Cape Town on Saturday.
Franz Beckenbauer – former World Cup winning Coach and Captain, said that he is fully confident that the German team can score a 4th world title. “The way they play, their style, their vigor and their strength – it is all fantastic. Everyone seems to be on the move, wanting the ball and the tremendous amount of team spirit is obvious through their gameplay”. – said Beckenbauer.
Furthermore, the former captain said that even though, Germany doesn’t have legends like Pele, there is a sense of putting up a good fight, tactical awareness and the capacity of focusing, in order to deliver maximum input for the World Cup.