Ballack suspects conspiracy
March 12, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Former Germany captain Michael Ballack claims there was a plot against him which led to him losing the national team armband.
Ballack's international career was ended after a challenge by Kevin-Prince Boateng in the FA Cup final in 2010 ruled the then-Chelsea midfielder out of that year's World Cup due to injury, and he never made a return.
He visited the Germany team in South Africa, but on the day he returned to Germany, ...