◼️ The Tricolor and Germany will have their first match in Russia 2018 on June 17.
Joachim Löw, assured that the level of the Mexican soccer team is strong. The coach of Germany considered that the Tri is in the same level as Argentina or Chile.
Prior to the friendly match that Germany and Spain will hold on Friday, the helmsman spoke at a press conference and recognized the quality of the Tri, his first rival in the 2018 World Cup Russia.
“We know Mexico of the Confederations Cup. It’s a strong team, with very good players and that in recent years has been playing at the level of national teams like Argentina and Chile”, he told the media.
The Tricolor and Germany will have their first match in Russia on June 17, corresponding to Group F of the fair and where the current world monarch arrives as a big favorite to stay with the triumph.
Toni Kroos, German and Real Madrid midfielder, knows that defending the scepter will be complicated, hence the importance of making a great world since the first game.
“Winning a World Cup is difficult, but defending the title is even more. Here we have a great team that can and wants to win everything”, he said at the conference.
While goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen made it clear that none of the rivals they will face in Russia (Mexico, Sweden and South Korea in the first round) will be easy and everyone will have to face them with the same seriousness if they want to go far.
“We know we have a lot of quality in the team and we go with great aspirations to the World Cup. We also know that we have to take each game very seriously”, he said.