Fifa president Gianni Infantino speaks during the 45th Uefa Congress in Montreux, Switzerland, on Tuesday, where he said he ‘strongly disapproves’ of the proposed Super League. Photograph: Richard Juilliart/Uefa via AP

Fifa president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday that breakaway Super League clubs cannot be “half in, half out” of the established soccer system, whil(...)

Bayern Munich are committed to the European Club Association and are backing Uefa’s proposed reforms to the Champions League. Photograph: EPA

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will not join the breakaway Super League launched by 12 of Europe’s top clubs on Sunday, according to a statement (...)

The German hairdressers’ association has criticised professional soccer players sporting immaculate hair amid a lockdown that has seen hair salons shut. File photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

As Germans once again grow lockdown moptops, their unemployed hairdressers have criticised professional soccer players sporting immaculate hair. A mo(...)

 Germany’s midfielder Mesut Ozil celebrates the World Cup final victory  over Argentina in 2014 in  Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty

The German Football Association has expressed regret over Mesut Ozil’s decision to retire from international football, but denied any allegations of r(...)

A Tibetan man living in exile in India: China sees the overwhelmingly Buddhist Himalayan region as part of its sovereign territory.    Photograph:  EPA/Rajat Gupta

The Chinese government has backed its under-20s football team, which stormed off the pitch during a game against a German fourth-division club followi(...)

 Franz Beckenbauer has been under growing pressure to explain his part in Germany’s 2006 World Cup scandal amidst reports of a document pointing the finger at the legendary player and coach. Photograph: Getty Images

Franz Beckenbauer, the former World Cup-winning player and coach at the heart of a scandal surrounding the 2006 tournament, is unhappy with the German(...)

Arsenal’s Mesut Özil will miss the Ireland game next week with a knee injury. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Germany midfielder Mesut Özil has been ruled out for up to three months after he was diagnosed with a partial tear of a knee ligament, the German foot(...)

 German coach Joachim Low  is eyeing a World Cup final place. Photograph: Martin Rose/Getty Images

Germany coach Joachim Löw has warned hosts Brazil that his side will mean business when the teams meet in the World Cup semi-final, proclaiming: “We’r(...)