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[Sports] "Extreme embarrassment" and "a dwarf team" .. German newspapers explode with anger after their early exit from the 2022 World Cup


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German newspapers poured out their anger on their football team, who returned with nostalgia from the first round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, to repeat the 2018 World Cup experience and leave early the competition that won its title 4 times in the past.

Kicker magazine was the most fierce in criticizing officials in the German Federation and the national team, and said, "The German national team has become dwarfed, and what is worse is our lack of development, and the next European Cup is at the door." Germany will host this tournament between June 14 and July 14. /July 2024.


And the magazine talked about "the German federation has been completely submerged, which cannot continue. Responsibility extends to some senior officials, starting with coach Hansi Flick, passing through sports director Oliver Bierhoff, up to federation president Bernd Neuendorf."


The end of a super spherical country
As for the "BILD" newspaper, it said, "It is - without a doubt - the end of a great footballing country," and considered what happened in the World Cup "a great embarrassment," and added that "this early exit is one of the worst evenings in our history. We must not look far. As for those responsible for this fall, they are the federation, the coach and the players, and no one else.The date of December 1, 2022 will remain in the minds and will mark the end of an era for a country that was great and proud in football, winning the World Cup 4 times and the European Cup 3 times. This matter is far away ".

She added, "The reality is bitter: Exit from the group stage in the World Cup 2018, and from the final price in the European Cup 2021, and then exit again from the first round in the World Cup 2022."

"Bild" feared the moral impact of this exit on one of the most prominent players of the German national team in recent years, Joshua Kimmich, and said in this regard, "After this bitter exit, the fear that Joshua Kimmich will fall into the hole. He lived a lot of ups and downs in his career, but he He also witnessed some relegation, which left an impact with his exit for the second time from the first round, and the repercussions it has mentally on him. It is very frustrating."

Kimmich crater
And Kimmich said after his country's exit, saying, "It is the worst day of my life. I am afraid of falling into a hole. It makes you think that these failures are related to you." He continued, "I joined the national team in 2016, and therefore the connection of your name with these failures is something you do not like to hear."

"Focus" agreed with what Bild newspaper said, "We are no longer the team that shines in major tournaments. The list of reasons for the decline of our football is long. From now on, we have to use binoculars to see the summit of international football, and this is what hurts us more than anything else." ".

And Deutsche Welle radio confirmed that it cannot be denied that Germany is "no longer an elite team," and explained that the current World Cup has proven that the German national team is "no longer first class, but just a team."

The German national team bid farewell to the 2022 World Cup from the group stage, against the background of the Spanish and Japanese teams leading Group E. The German national team's exit caused a resounding impact, especially since many statistics and expectations indicated the possibility of Germany competing for the World Cup title.




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