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Maurice Malone, Malik Tillman and the 10 best German-Americans in Bundesliga youth academies

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Maurice Malone, Malik Tillman and the 10 best German-Americans in Bundesliga youth academies

Germany and the USA have a rich and storied history on and off the field. Fabian Johnson might be the best example of a soccer player who starred for both nations – winning the European U19 Championship with the former in 2009 before racking up 57 caps and counting with the latter – and there…

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Zinedine Zidane confirms Real Madrid have made transfer decision over Achraf Hakimi

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Zinedine Zidane confirms Real Madrid have made transfer decision over Achraf Hakimi

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has confirmed that Achraf Hakimi has ‘a great future’ at the Bernabeu, ahead of the full-back’s return from a two season loan stint with Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund . The 21-year-old has been in fine form in Germany, emerging as Dortmund’s first choice right-back ahead of club stalwart Lukas Piszczek. With Alvaro Odriozola…

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Klinsmann hired by Hertha Berlin 3 years after US dismissal

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Klinsmann hired by Hertha Berlin 3 years after US dismissal

BERLIN (AP) — Three years after being fired by the United States, Jurgen Klinsmann returned to coaching on Wednesday. Hertha Berlin hired Klinsmann after Ante Covic left with the team already in a Bundesliga struggle. It is a decade since Klinsmann has led a club, lasting only nine months at Bayern Munich before an underwhelming…

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Borussia Dortmund’s Achraf Hakimi on African Player of the Year shortlist

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Borussia Dortmund’s Achraf Hakimi on African Player of the Year shortlist

Borussia Dortmund full-back Achraf Hakimi has been rewarded for some outstanding performances with a nomination for the 2019 CAF African Player of the Year award. The Real Madrid-owned Morocco international enjoyed a strong first season in the Bundesliga in 2018/19, and he has enhanced his reputation further this term by scoring four goals in the…

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Bakery Jatta’s Call-Up In Limbo As He Intend To Concentrate Completely On Hamburger SV For Now

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Bakery Jatta’s Call-Up In Limbo As He Intend To Concentrate Completely On Hamburger SV For Now

Despite his call-up to the Gambia national team, Bakery seems not to be ready to play for the Gambia,The 21-year-old currently wants to concentrate completely on his Hamburger SV career. According to sport1.de, “Bakery told Jonas Bold HSV sports director that he wants to focus on HSV and their common goals, his decision might not…

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Joti Chatzialexiou, Sporting Director of The National Teams Dismisses Bakery Jatta’s Playing For The Germay U21

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Joti Chatzialexiou, Sporting Director of The National Teams Dismisses Bakery Jatta’s Playing For The Germay U21

After the Controversial identity saga claimed by bild.de a German online media, came the possibility that Bakery Jatta may play in the future for the U21 of the DFB As the Hamburger Abendblatt reports claimed. Joti Chatzialexiou, sporting director of the national teams, says no chance for the 21-year-old Hamburger SV  professional player to play for the…

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Three years after fleeing Gambia, a teenage refugee is living the dream as a soccer star in Germany

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Three years after fleeing Gambia, a teenage refugee is living the dream as a soccer star in Germany

By Yomi Kazeem When Ousman Manneh arrived in Germany as an unaccompanied 17 year old refugee from Gambia in 2014, he just wanted to survive. Two years later, he’s a professional soccer player and has scored his first league goal for Werder Bremen, a team in Germany’s top soccer division, Bundesliga. Shortly after arriving Germany, the young striker…

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Emotional moment: HSV Fans Vote Jatta Goal Against Hannover The “Goal Of The Month”

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Emotional moment: HSV Fans Vote Jatta Goal Against Hannover The “Goal Of The Month”

For weeks, HSV striker Bakery Jatta had to justify because of an alleged false identity. He scored his first and especially celebrated goal against Hannover 96 this season. The Hamburg fans chose the hit now as the “goal of the month”. The operators of the website of the Hamburger SV had made three goals to their users…

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Stefan Kuntz Wants Bakery Jatta To Join Germany’s U21 National Team

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Stefan Kuntz Wants Bakery Jatta To Join Germany’s U21 National Team

Bakery Jatta have been under the spotlight recently with the alleged identity scandal as claimed by a journalist in Germany. These allegations prompted clubs to appeal to the FA for matches he played against them. The German authorities subsequently looked into the matter, coming to the conclusion that Jatta actually is Jatta. Now that the unpleasantness…

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“Achraf Hakimi is a weapon for us” – Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus

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“Achraf Hakimi is a weapon for us” – Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus

Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus was as surprised as anyone to see Achraf Hakimi start on the left wing for BVB in their UEFA Champions League group stage game against Slavia Prague. The result of which, however, came as no surprise. The 20-year-old has established himself as one of the Bundesliga’s best full-backs since joining Dortmund on loan from…

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