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5 Reasons Why Germany Can Win the World Cup

5 Reasons Why Germany Can Win the World Cup

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Germany should be a favorite to win the World Cup this summer as they have most if not all the tools to lift the trophy in July. Whether it be their players, coaches or determination, they have what it takes to beat out any opponent who steps onto the field across from them. Here are five key reasons why they will win it all.

5. Joachim Low Has Been With Them Since 2006

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5. Joachim Low Has Been With Them Since 2006

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The head coach has been their leader for the past eight years, meaning that by now he has learned about their very best and worst aspects. He lost in the EURO 2008 final to Spain and then in the 2010 World Cup semifinal. Now he knows that anything short of a place in the final could mean that the time to depart the international stage is nearing.

4. The Midfield is Better Than Ever

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4. The Midfield is Better Than Ever

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Germany's midfield will play a key role in the tournament as their skills, speed and technique puts them a step above the rest. There are always some teams that can outplay them, but if they are at their very best, this part of their game can give them the extra boost they need to steal a win or two while dominating to claim victory in others. Look out for Mesut Ozil, Mario Gotze, Toni Kroos and Bastian Schweinsteiger to make a huge impact.

3. Defense Will Be Key For the Attack

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3. Defense Will Be Key For the Attack

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Germany's defense will be led by Mats Hummels and Philipp Lahm, as they are the most talented in this region of the field. Their play will make or break their country's chances.

2. Desperation as Some Stars Will Play in their Final Tournament

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2. Desperation as Some Stars Will Play in their Final Tournament

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Miroslav Klose is among those who will participate in their final WC ever as players. He is 35 and will look to score the important goals to win the cup in one last attempt. Another player who may be in his final tournament is none other than Lahm, who would turn 34 in 2018.

1. Philipp Lahm Will Play Like Never Before

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1. Philipp Lahm Will Play Like Never Before

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Germany will have to rely on the captain Lahm to lead them to glory. His experience, calmness, leadership, bravery and ability to defend and attack with the same success makes him one of the very best in the world. His country needs him to play big in Brazil.