He is undoubtedly one of the Germans the most defeated by the defeat against the Blues (1-0).
Recalled by Joachim Löw after three years of absence from the perspective of this Euro, Mats Hummels made a serious error Tuesday night in Munich, scoring against his camp the only goal of the match (1-0, 20th) to because of a missed clearance on a cross from the French left side Lucas Hernandez.
Touched, the defender of Borussia Dortmund took the time to express himself on his Instagram account in the wake of this setback.
“The defeat hurts us and me especially because my goal decided the fate of the match in the end,” explains the 32-year-old. We gave everything and we fought well. Of course, we also know that we still have room for improvement in terms of the game. But you saw that we want to tear ourselves away in this tournament, that we want to inspire you again and succeed. "
“I want to thank you very much for all the posts, I have probably never received so many (not just) encouraging words. And that's good because it means so much for me to be back in the selection, ”continues Mats Hummels, meeting Internet users on Saturday (6 p.m.) for the second meeting of the Germans in this Euro with another shock against the Portugal by Cristiano Ronaldo. A match where he intends to take "the three points", as he indicates in his message.
World champion in 2014 with the Mannschaft, the former Bayern Munich player had been in the fiasco of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, where Germany had been released in the first round. German coach Joachim Löw then decided to dismiss Mats Hummels, Thomas Müller and Jerome Boateng. The first two, recalled before the Euro, held Tuesday night against the Blues.