They've played it all down in the preparations, but it's worth remembering that a number of Germans have been out with the flu this week. And I know what I'm like after the flu. And I wouldn't want to be running about in the sunshine.
Happy Independence Day, by the way! Just to let you know, if you ever do want to come back (we still make a lovely cup of tea) you'll always be welcome.
Klose does lack a bit of pace, Pat, but he's a target. All he needs to do is win it and give it and he'll Germany something they haven't had thus far.
Not again, Mike! It's still nice tea, there's no need to ruin it!
Who else is excited to see the sweeper-keeper that is Manuel Neuer out there again? Whatever he does, it'll be exciting.
Boston, that's why we want you back! We want a few of your players. And your manager. And your defensive discipline. And your keeper etc etc