World Cup Legend

Lothar Matthaus: German giant

May 14, 2010
By John Brewin
One of the most successful players in World Cup history, Lothar Herbert Matthaus could teach his rivals a few things about tabloid scandal, rowing with team-mates and bosses and, crucially, captaining a team to World Cup glory while leading by shining example. Matthaus is not necessarily a popular man in Germany and has long been in exile as he seeks - in vain - to find a career in coaching to somehow match a glorious 21 years of playing at the very top, but few can doubt his legend.

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