Where once there was a host of German superstars gracing the stadiums of Serie A, Klose, who scored 16 goals for Lazio last season, including a 93rd minute winner in the Rome derby, is now the sole representative of the Nationalelf in Italian club football.
Some blame the refereeing, some blame the Jabulani ball, others blame the vuvuzelas, but whatever ends up being at fault – the World Cup has thrown up some real surprises in the opening group stage.
Who could have expected England and Germany to only scrape through by one goal? Anybody who suggested Spain would be struggling [...]
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