A painful incident occurred during the training of the national team.
All the news about the DFB team can be found here.
The German national team is preparing for the European Championship opener against France.
A mishap happened in training.
We provide you with all the latest developments around the DFB team.
Herzogenaurach - The EM 2021 * started with furious Italians - the national team is still fine-tuning: national coach Jogi Löw is preparing his team in the base camp of Herzogenaurach for the cold start against world champions France at the EM *.
You can hear from all sides: The mood is good.
Even a small incident does not detract from this.
A video shows how four DFB kickers easily hold the ball up.
Suddenly, Antonio Rüdiger * shoots the ball upwards in an uncontrolled manner - and it comes as it should: he hits the bull's eye.
Not into the goal, but directly into the face of the unsuspecting Mats Hummels *.
The newly crowned Champions League winner warns at the last moment: “Watch out, watch out!”, But it's too late.
EM 2021: News about the DFB team - Rüdiger knocks down Hummels with a shot
Hummels keeps his mouth shut and at first seems to actually be in pain. Rüdiger apologizes immediately, after a short break the BVB star is already back on track. Jogi Löw calmly takes note of the incident before he devotes himself to a small meeting. Most national players can't help but laugh. The use of Hummels against France is not endangered by the "injury".
France and Portugal are the really tricky tasks in the group phase right from the start. In the last game against Hungary, a win is firmly planned. Even if Hungary's coach makes an ambitious comparison *. There are naturally a lot of discussions about the right line-up - who is Jogi Löw sending to the baptism of fire against the strong French? Does Joshua Kimmich play in the center or on the right? Ex-national player Torsten Frings gives the national coach a tip *.
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