Leon Goretzka scores his second goal in Germany’s win over Mexico in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup at the  Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

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 Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his third goal at the Santiago Bernabeu. Photograph: Getty Images

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Robert Lewandowski returns to the Bayern Munich side for their Champions League clash with Real Madrid. Photo: Getty Images

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Mario Gotze holds the World Cup trophy after Germany beat Argentina in the final in 2014. Photo: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

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Arsene Wenger saw his Arsenal side beaten 5-1 by Bayern Munich in their Champions League Last 16 first leg. Photo: John Walton/PA Wire

At times, as Arsenal’s players flickered in and out of focus during a traumatic second half in Munich, it was almost possible beneath the roars and wh(...)

 Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looks dejected after the the 5-1 defeat to Bayern. Photograph: Reuters

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“Ski yoga is not just about the positions, it’s about a way of life.” Instructor Sabrina Nussbaum demonstrates a posture on the slopes.

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Germany celebrate Julian Draxler’s first half goal in their qualifying win over Northern Ireland. Photograph: Inpho/William Cherry

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Thomas Müller scores his second and Germany’s  third goal in the  World Cup qualifier against the  Czech Republic at Volksparkstadion  in Hamburg. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images

World Cup qualifiers round-up: Thomas Müller scored twice for the second World Cup qualifier in a row to lead dominant Germany to a comprehensive 3-0 (...)

Joe Hart joins Manchester City’s  substitutes  during Saturday’s win against Stoke. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

The first time Pep Guardiola encountered Joe Hart in a competitive game was in September 2013, when Bayern Munich wiped the floor with Manchester City(...)