Estádio do Maracanã, July thirteen, 2014, the final ten mins of additional time on this planet Cup ultimate: German ahead Mario Götze jumps to fulfill a floated go from André Schürrle, cushions the ball together with his chest, and in a single fluid movement volleys the ball earlier the onrushing Argentine goalkeeper into the a long way nook of the internet. The aim wins Germany the realm Cup for the 1st time in nearly thirty years. because the crowd roars, Götze appears to be like dazed, not able to realize what he has done.
In Das Reboot, Raphael Honigstein charts the go back of German football from the dreary performance of the past due Nineties to Götze’s second of elegant, balletic genius and asks: How did this occur? the reply takes him from California to Stuttgart, from Munich to the Maracanã, through Dortmund and Amsterdam. full of specific interviews with key figures, together with Jürgen Klinsmann, Thomas Müller, Oliver Bierhoff, and lots of extra, Honigstein’s booklet unearths the secrets and techniques of German soccer’s success.
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