A attractive tale, expertly told.” Per Mertesacker, Arsenal defender and member of the German nationwide group, winners of the 2014 global Cup
Estádio do Maracanã, July thirteen, 2014, the final ten mins of additional time on the planet Cup ultimate: German ahead Mario Götze jumps to fulfill a floated cross from André Schürrle, cushions the ball along with his chest, and in a single fluid movement volleys the ball earlier the onrushing Argentine goalkeeper into the a ways nook of the internet. The target wins Germany the area Cup for the 1st time in nearly thirty years. because the crowd roars, Götze appears to be like dazed, not able to realize what he has done.
In Das Reboot, Raphael Honigstein charts the go back of German football from the dreary performance of the overdue Nineteen Nineties to Götze’s second of elegant, balletic genius and asks: How did this happen? the reply takes him from California to Stuttgart, from Munich to the Maracanã, through Dortmund and Amsterdam. jam-packed with unique interviews with key figures, together with Jürgen Klinsmann, Thomas Müller, Oliver Bierhoff, and lots of extra, Honigstein’s booklet finds the secrets and techniques of German soccer’s success.