The World Cup is over. We lost the semi final against Italia but defeated Portugal. The 3rd place is a major achievement considering the state of the german team when Jürgen Klinsmann took over. He did not just formed a team that is among the four best teams worldwide — much more important he showed the way to go for our future. And I’m sure this team definitly has a great future.
Apart from this „final of hearts“, Italia won the cup over France in the „real“ final in penalty shooting. Congratulations, however the french team dominated the game for a good part, so I’m a bit sad about that result.
I didn’t experience any other World Cup so intense — thanks to Kaiser Franz for his part in bringing it to Germany. Thanks to all teams, the fans and the supporters that made most of the past four weeks a giant party. Now back to everyday life… until the European Championship in 2008!Read more →