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Portrait Of A Manager Over 15 Years: Joachim Low's Final Tournament

by Yu Miyagawa

Joachim Low's character arc, from World Cup winner to wanderer, is portrayed as a tragedy. There are even questions as to whether 2014 was a byproduct of a country-wide development program as widely venerated throughout the football world, or just a lucky Golden Age of players.

To Possess Or Press: Joachim Low Clashes With A Changing Generation

by Yu Miyagawa

A triumph of Germany's 2014 World Cup title was in its validation of a long-term approach to player development. In hindsight, that success also emboldened a structure grasping at techniques that were successful in the past, despite the footballing world moving on.

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