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Marcotti: Germany's striking conundrum


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Euro 2016

Euro 2016 review: 24 thoughts about Portugal's win, Pogba, England, more

The ESPN FC panel dives into the ever-raging debate about Ronaldo vs. Messi, and if this Euro 2016 win gives Ronaldo the edge.

Euro 2016 is over and Portugal are winners. Wild, eh? Gabriele Marcotti offers 24 thoughts to round out an entertaining 24-team tournament in France.

1. Sports don't happen in a vacuum

We had severe flooding in the build-up to Euro 2016. ESPN's set on the banks of the Seine had to be evacuated and transferred elsewhere. We had strikes and demonstrations entirely unrelated to the competition that nevertheless disrupted travel and brought out police with riot gear and tear gas canisters. And we...

Man United sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic to make them winners again

The ESPN FC crew discuss the potential effects of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's joining Manchester United.

You wanted a statement? You got one. This is box office: Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced that he will arrive at Manchester United.

How far back do you have to go to find the last legitimate global football-transcending A-lister to arrive at Old Trafford? (And by A-lister, we mean not just a blue chip superstar, but a commercial juggernaut who generates hype and page views, wherever he goes ...)

Angel Di Maria (2014)? Robin van Persie (2012)? Carlos Tevez (2007)? Rio Ferdinand (2002)? Juan Sebastian...

Super Mario Gomez might be just the throwback Germany needs to win Euro

PARIS -- You wonder if, when Joachim Low recalled Mario Gomez to the German national side, he figured he might take him to the Euros and put him in some kind of transparent case with a sign saying BREAK GLASS IN CASE OF EMERGENCY.

We're talking the kind of emergency that occurs when you know you're going to be camped out in the opposition's final third and you need a battle-axe to break down the opposition's bus. It's what Germany experienced in each of their three group games. And it's what they...

Brexit and how the pound's value drop could affect Premier League transfers

As the dust settles on Britain's vote to leave the EU, Gab Marcotti assesses how the decision could affect football in Europe.

Opinion is still divided on the impact of Britain's exit from the European Union in the next six months to two years. In the narrower scope of football, there has been much fretting and hand-wringing over the impact the so-called Brexit vote will have on the Premier League and the fact that foreign players will require work permits, though a closer look reveals those fears are overstated.

In the short term, though, one effect we're already seeing is the pound crashing against the dollar and the...

Brexit vote to leave EU will impact the Premier League and its players

As the dust settles on Britain's vote to leave the EU, Gab Marcotti assesses how the decision could affect football in Europe.

The United Kingdom opting to leave the European Union (EU) -- AKA Brexit -- represents a massive, momentous twist in European history. But does leaving the EU actually affect the Premier League? The answer is, largely, no. Though there are some significant twists and, perhaps, some opportunities as well.

The UK may have voted to leave, but it's not as if trade agreements and principles lapse overnight. It could take anywhere from two to 10 years to fully disengage from the EU -- we're in uncharted...

Italy and Antonio Conte are smart to rotate for Euro 2016 clash vs. Ireland

ESPN FC's Bob Ley and Roberto Martinez analyse the latest Euro 2016 brackets, highlighted by Spain's clash against Italy.

When Antonio Conte sends out his Italy side to face the Republic of Ireland on Wednesday, he may well have just two holdovers from the Azzurri's last game: Alessandro Florenzi and Andrea Barzagli.

Italy have already mathematically clinched first place in Group E, so you can see his logic. He's dropping five guys (Gigi Buffon, Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci, Eder and Daniele De Rossi) who are one yellow card away from a suspension, plus another, Antonio Candreva, who picked up a knock and...