A few days before his 60th birthday and about four months before the start of the European Championship, German coach Joachim Löw has announced that the German national team has undergone a transformation 2020 as the “Year of Awakening”. After the debacle of the 2018 World Cup, the upcoming European Championship, which will be held in Germany among others, is to be more successful for the DFB team.
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From now on, the DFB team had to “work everything out new and hard,” Löw told the BamS“But at the same time we want to approach things with a certain humility and humility with the national team.” The current DFB team describes the 59-year-old as “inquisitive” and “very motivated”. The team is “certainly able to achieve a lot at the European Championships”. Löw is “not so arrogant to say that it is a matter of course to take group opponents like (…) France and Portugal by the way”. DFB President Fritz Keller recently called for “at least the semi-finals”.
Löw wants to end career in this decade: At 70 years coach “I can’t imagine”
Löw also commented on his own future. In old age, the german coach no longer wants to pursue the coach’s job. “I’m almost sure I’ll still be in the stadium at 70 – but maybe more in the stands than a fan,” he said. He will end his coaching career later this decade. “I can’t imagine that I’m still a coach at 70,” the 60-year-old said. His contract with the DFB runs until 2022.
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