It is a big loss for German football. It’s just a few more days to the World Cup in South Africa, but Germany’s captain, Michael Ballack (top photo), has to abandon his participation due to an injury.
The cancellation was preceded by a foul by German-born Ghanaian international Kevin-Prince Boateng in England’s FA-Cup-Final. Boateng’s attack on Ballack’s ankle has caused outrage in the German public. Many people think it’s intentional. This is buttressed (...)