APPIANO – The football world cup in Russia comes in for Manuel Neuer getting closer and closer. The goalkeeper played with the national formation of Germany, a half-hour in a practice game against the youth squad (under 20) of the country. The team of national coach Joachim Löw won with 7-1.
WORLD CUP SOCCER
Neuer came this season at Bayern Munich due to a foot injury hardly in action. This (calendar)year, he played not at all for the champion. Neuer defended the goal by Germany at the previous world cup in Brazil, which was won by the team of Löw.
The duel with under 20 took twice a half hour. Neuer exchanged with Marc-André ter Stegen, the goalkeeper of Barcelona. Löw has said that Neuer will be in the world cup the first choice, provided he, in the preparation shows fully fit.