Italian has failed to break into the first team at Old Trafford
Germany has more than a hundred conservative and liberal-nationalist student duelling clubs
Serge Gnabry hopes to continue generating headlines in his native Germany by starring for Arsenal.
In 1938 a team of Nazi scientists, funded by Heinrich Himmler went looting in Tibet, where Himmler believed the Aryan race originated.
QPR completed the £4m signing of the former Liverpool striker Djibril Cissé yesterday but were last night still waiting to agree personal terms with Fulham's £5m striker Bobby Zamora as the January transfer window looked to be closing with a whimper.
...while Harry Redknapp is up to his old tricks again with day of movement at Tottenham
It felt like an action replay of Germany's 1980s anti-nuclear protests: balloons emblazoned with the famous "laughing sun" symbol floated above longish-haired heads while laidback bodies swayed to the rhythm of an alternative female drummer troupe called Choucroute com bananas.
Thomas Hitzlsperger's stunning West Ham debut has rekindled his love of Premier League football, he tells Sam Wallace
Günter Behnisch was a former U-boat commander who designed the Munich Olympic Stadium.
We've teamed up with Hotels.com – the world's leading hotel booking website – to offer a two-night break for two in Stuttgart, Germany.
Barcelona 4 Stuttgart 0 (Barcelona win 5-1 on aggregate)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's second-half equaliser earned Champions League holders Barcelona a hard-fought draw from the first leg of their last-16 tie against Stuttgart last night. Cacau, fresh from his four-goal haul against Cologne at the weekend, had given Stuttgart a deserved half-time lead but Ibrahimovic struck just after the interval to put Barça in charge heading into the second leg at the Nou Camp.
Stuttgart goalkeeper Jens Lehmann was lucky to get away with apparently taking a toilet break during last night's 3-1 win over Unirea Urziceni, but could be facing disciplinary action after speaking out against the sacking of Markus Babbel.
Rangers 0 Stuttgart 2
Rangers 1 Unirea Urziceni 4
Liverpool, Arsenal and Rangers begin their Champions League campaigns, all with high hopes, if some higher than others. But as they face Debrecen, Standard Liege and Stuttgart respectively, what are the key battles in that first hurdle?
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