Labelled 'plastic' by detractors, newly promoted RB Leipzig have quickly become the Bundesliga’s most-hated club.
In his 11th year in charge of the Germany team, Joachim Low appears to have perfected an appealing blend of flair and fluidity.
Bayern may laugh off talk of a crisis, but two successive matches without a win is certainly unusual for the Bavarian outfit.
In order to comnpete with the Premier League and avert a breakaway from Uefa, Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, says the big clubs had to be given more money.
RB Leipzig, the team in Germany that everyone loves to hate, is gaining grudging admiration from its detractors.
Unbeaten for 15 years in World Cup qualifiers, Germany showed their pedigree with a comfortable 3-0 win over Norway.
Bayern Munich face little resistance in the seasonal opener against Werder Bremen.
New coaches and major moves shake up Bundesliga's moribund title race
Germany may have lost the Olympic final but they have much to be proud of.
Germany's player of the year has set his sights on becoming captain of the national team.