Tag: Germany National Soccer Team

Hungary’s PM uses soccer to push vision of right-wing Europe

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Populist Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has long used soccer to advance his right-wing politics, and now widespread international criticism of...

Hungary fans bemused by rainbow-flag reception in Munich

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MUNICH — Rainbow flags outnumbered German flags when soccer fans arrived for a European Championship game in Munich on Wednesday. ...

France’s showdown against Portugal at Euro 2020 lacks punch

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — France advanced without kicking a ball, and Portugal can move on as well even with a loss on Wednesday. ...

Germany hosts Hungary as sports, politics mix at Euro 2020

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MUNICH — Both Germany and Hungary are trying avoid early elimination from the European Championship. ...

Munich wants rainbow-colored stadium for game with Hungary

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MUNICH — Hungary may play its final group game at the European Championship in a stadium lit up in rainbow colors. ...

Goran Pandev to retire from national team after Euro 2020

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AMSTERDAM — Goran Pandev is ready to retire from international soccer — again. ...

Antoine Griezmann saves France from big upset at Euro 2020

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Antoine Griezmann scored a second-half equalizer to give France a 1-1 draw with Hungary on Saturday at the European Championship. ...

France and Germany in rare early meeting at Euro 2020

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France and Germany usually play each other in the latter stages of major soccer tournaments. ...

New musical puts late Dutch great Johan Cruyff center stage

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LEUSDEN, Netherlands — Johan Cruyff’s tempestuous life is being made into a musical that reflects the “total football” style of play the Dutch soccer...

Virus threat, Europe’s divisions hang over rescheduled Euros

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A tournament intended to unify a continent could underscore divisions and uncertainties gripping Europe. ...