How Germany’s newspapers reacted to the shock World Cup exit

first_imgSUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG: ‘COMPLACENT IN THE DISASTER’ Germany have some of the world’s best players in Mesut Ozil, Marco Reus and Thomas Muller It was direct and to the point from Rheinische Post FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE: ‘THE GERMAN DOWNFALL’ 7 7 Did the Germans just expect to turn up and all would be well? RHEINISCHE POST: ‘OUT’ The front page of Bild didn’t know what to say DER TAGESSPIEGEL: ‘OUT!’ Germany, champions in 1954, 1974, 1990 and 2014 are out before the knockout stage begins Manager Joachim Low was given a four-year contract before a ball had even been kicked center_img 7 7 7 7 DIE WELT: ‘Over and out’ 7 BILD: ‘No Words’ Football is supposed to be entertainment, people. Cheer up and stop whining. Have a laugh, it’s what we do at club level. There’s no politics here. We’re all about the football and Germany just happen to be really, really good at it, having won the World Cup four times.Anyway, here’s how what the front pages in Germany look like. In case you didn’t realise, Germany are out of the World Cup.There were many cheers when South Korea scored their second goals in a 2-0 win. Some people thought the reaction – more like utter delight – was a bit much considering England’s failures in major tournaments. Well, this is exactly why. Now they know how it feels. Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer – injured for most of the season – appeared to be selected on reputationlast_img

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