Germany kits Euro 1992

Germany team and Adidas have always had an affair, more evident in Euro 1992, Adidas always have something different for German kits, in that time was the most spectacular V neck of all mankind and another details but the neck was something awesome, when you probably think that a simple white neck with black Adidas logo is adequate...boom!. Anyway another ...

31 October 1920 – Germany’s Golden Player

On 31 October 1920, Kaiserslautern and West Germany legend Fritz Walter was born.Gifted with a remarkable combination of ball control, vision, and agility, Walter, who was born in Kaiserslautern, spent his entire career with his hometown club. He made his first-team debut for them at the age of 17, but World War II interrupted his career for several ...

18 October 1981 – West Germany Cuts Loose On Qatar

On 18 October 1981, West Germany won the U-20 World Cup, beating Qatar 4-0. It was the first time in the tournament for both teams, who failed to qualify for the two previous editions. Qatar were the surprise of the tournament, beating Poland in the opening match of the group stage (followed by a 1-1 draw with the United States and a 1-0 loss to Uruguay), ...

4 July 1990 – England Pays The Penalty Against West Germany

On 4 July 1990, England suffered a tearful exit from the World Cup with two missed penalties against West Germany in a semifinal shootout.Playing before a crowd of 62,628 at Turin's Stadio delle Alpi, West Germany took a second-half lead with a goal from left back Andreas Brehme (60'), but England forward Gary Lineker scored an 80th-minute equalizer ...

20 June 1976 – Panenka’s Perfect Penalty

On 20 June 1976, Czechoslovakia won the first major international tournament to be decided by a penalty shootout, beating West Germany in the European Championship Final.Although there were only four teams--and four matches--in the tournament that year, it was hotly contested, with all four matches going to extra time. In the opening game, the Czechs ...

30 April 1974 – That’s The Penalty For Setting High Expectations

On 30 April 1974, the FA sacked England manager Alf Ramsey, who led the team to World Cup glory in 1966.Ramsey took charge of England in May 1963 after a successful time at Ipswich Town. He began his new job in bold style, claiming that they would win the upcoming 1966 World Cup as hosts. And he made good on his promise. After opening the tournament ...

30 April 1974 – That’s The Penalty For Setting High Expectations

On 30 April 1974, the FA sacked England manager Alf Ramsey, who led the team to World Cup glory in 1966.Ramsey took charge of England in May 1963 after a successful time at Ipswich Town. He began his new job in bold style, claiming that they would win the upcoming 1966 World Cup as hosts. And he made good on his promise. After opening the tournament ...

Germany kits World Cup 1986

Germany always brings new things every World Cup in kits matter, in 1986 german kit as simple as it looks had a very important upgrade.. was the long of sleeves, this long will predominate in the years to come. Detail to note was the position of the adidas logo in the white away shorts, they used in two games during the tournament, in the game vs Uruguay ...

21 November 1990 – Reunited And It Feels So Good

On 21 November 1990, German football reunified when the former East German territories joined the DFB as a new regional association.Founded in 1900, the Deutscher Fußball-Bund was disbanded after World War II, but reformed as Western Germany's governing body in 1950. Meanwhile, Eastern Germany formed their own association, the Deutscher Fußball-Verband ...

Germany kits Euro 1988

As many people know, there is two teams that do not change kits between one tournament to another, this happened in Euro 1988 with Germany with this iconical kit that repeat again exactly in WC 1990. Germans do not win nothing with this kit but instead is probably the most remembered shirt for the teutons. The other team....Spain, same tournaments.

22 June 1974 – One Won The Battle, The Other Won The War

On 22 June 1974, East and West Germany met in the first round of the World Cup, with the top spot of their group at stake. East Germany won, 1-0, but it proved to be a hollow victory.The teams had met three times previously, all of which came in Olympic competition. They played a two-legged tie during qualification for the 1964 Olympics, with each side ...

24 March 1949 – No Kremers Versus Kremers

On 24 March 1949, Helmut and Erwin Kremers were born in Mönchengladbach. They went on to become German internationals and the first twins to play in the Bundesliga.Both of them started their careers as youth players with their hometown team, Borussia Mönchengladbach, then joined the club as professionals in 1967. They continued as teammates at other ...

28 December 1993 – The Return Of The Kaiser

On 28 December 1993, Bayern Munich legend Franz Beckenbauer returned to his former club, this time as manager.Beckenbauer, nicknamed "Der Kaiser," originally joined Bayern's youth team in 1959 and remained with the club until 1977. During that time, they won 4 league titles, 4 DFB-Pokal Cups, and 3 consecutive European Cups (1974, 1975, 1976). He also ...