Joachim Löw’s side looked less ruthless than against Iceland but still got the job done against their supposed toughest group opponents. In Bucharest, Germany’s players also continued their support for human rights.
Another Germany qualifier, another show of support for human rights. Joachim Löw’s side appear to have not only discovered their playing mojo but also activated their activism.
Against Iceland, Leon Goretzka and co. spelt out letters on their T-shirts. Against Romania, they and staff members (30 in total) turned their shirts around to reveal their names, seemingly to show support for the 30 basic human rights.”
The idea came from the team,” said captain Manuel Neuer after the match. “We want fair play on and off the field. We stand for those 30 basic human rights and diversity.” (DW)