4 PM, June 15, 2021
Franz Beckenbauer Ahead of tonight’s opening match (9pm/Live ORF 1) against world champion France, he is betting on a successful European football tournament for the German national team. “I’m not pessimistic – on the contrary: I think the road can go a long way,” the 75-year-old said on the Internet portal “Sportbuzzer”. At 7:1 in the final Test match against Latvia, the national coach’s choice character is said to have been Joachim Low It is visible.
“The Germans are in very good shape and physically in good shape,” Beckenbauer said. “They appear as a team as a closed unit.” After the chaos of the 2018 World Cup with the group stage ending and then a mixed appearance, the 2014 world champion became more than an outsider in the competition with the French national team. “I still say it will be an open match. We have a match in Munich, so to speak Home match with at least 14,000 spectators. “It also makes a difference,” Beckenbauer said.
In addition to France and Hungary, Germany will face European champions Portugal in the group stage. “I prefer such a strong group because you don’t tend to be reckless,” Beckenbauer said. “You have to play a position from the first minute.” Kaiser was crowned world and European champions as a player, and he also led the German team to the 1990 World Cup title as team leader. “Germany has always been a championship team. It will be the same this time too”Beckenbauer said.