Oliver Bierhoff has resigned from his post as general manager of the German national football team, which was eliminated from the World Cup in Qatar. official site German Football Association (DFB).
The expert terminated the contract with the federation, which was calculated until 2024. Bierhoff joined the DFB in 2004, two seasons after his acting career ended. Since 2022, he has been the General Manager of the DFB national teams and academy. During his time with the national team, he reached at least the semi-finals of the World and European Championships six times and became the winner of the world championship in 2014.
“Oliver Bierhoff has done a great service for the German Football Federation. Although his performance in recent tournaments did not match the sporting goals of the union, there were excellent moments in his career. It is forever linked to the success of the team at the World Cup in Brazil. Bernd Neuendorf, President of the DFB, commented on Bierhoff’s decision On behalf of the DFB, I would like to thank Oliver for everything he has done for us and for German football.
The German national team failed to pass the group stage of the tournament for the second consecutive World Cup. German players finished Group E in third place with four points. One row up were the Spanish players, who again scored four points but were ahead of Germany on average. Japan finished the group leader with 6 points.
Earlier, after Brazil players advanced to the quarter-finals at the World Cup in Qatar outstretched A banner was opened in support of the legendary football player Pele, who was in the hospital on the field.
In the 1/8 final of the tournament, the Brazilians defeated the South Korean team with a score of 4: 1. South Americans scored all goals in the first half. Vinicius Junior, Neymar, Richarlison and Lucas Paqueta came forward.
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