- France, Portugal reach World Cup Updated: Nov-20-13 11:37 am
- Mertesacker heads Germany to 1-0 win over England Updated: Nov-19-13 6:27 pm
- Goalie Weidenfeller gets 1st Germany call-up Updated: Nov-08-13 8:57 am
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat trick to lift Portugal into next year's World Cup at the expense of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden, and France came back in remarkable fashion to overtake Ukraine for a berth in the 32-nation field for next year's tournament in Brazil.
LONDON - Per Mertesacker's header gave Germany a 1-0 victory over England on Tuesday, sending its fierce rival to back-to-back home losses for the first time in 36 years.
BERLIN - Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller earned his first Germany call-up at the age of 33 on Friday for friendlies against Italy and England.