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Picture Gallery: Bye bye Poldi! - Deutsche Welle

Lukas Podolski scored a scorching winner against England in his 130th and final match for Germany. He will be missed by the fans, particularly those from his hometown of Cologne. Deutschland Freundschaftsspiel Deutschland vs. England in Dortmund ...and more »

Who could begrudge Lukas Podolski his Roy of the Rovers ending? - The Guardian

Lukas Podolski's professionalism, jovial charm and steely determination helped him to win 130 caps and score 49 goals for Germany. He earned every last one. By Jason Humphreys for Englische Woche, part of the Guardian Sport Network. Lukas Podolski ...and more »

Commentary: Podolski, much more than a mere mascot - Deutsche Welle

After 13 years, Lukas Podolski, the last representative of the 2006 'Summer Fairytale' generation, is retiring from the German national team. It's the end of an era, writes DW Sports Correspondent Olivia Gerstenberger. Lukas Podolski (picture-alliance ...and more »

Germany 1-0 England PLAYER RATINGS as Lukas Podolski makes Three Lions pay for missed chances - Mirror.co.uk

Lukas Podolski resigned England to defeat in Dortmund as the Three Lions were made to pay for missed chances. The Germany striker rifled home a thunderous second half effort as he bowed out of international football exactly how he would have dreamt it ...and more »

England's future looks bright now they play less like a RUGBY TEAM says Germany match-winner Lukas Podolski - Mirror.co.uk

Lukas Podolski believes England are progressing under Gareth Southgate from their “rugby style” of the past. During the Germany forward's 13 years with the world champions, the Three Lions have struggled under seven different men in charge. But ...and more »

Gareth Southgate refuses to let Lukas Podolski fairytale distract from impressive England performance - Mirror.co.uk

DORTMUND, GERMANY - MARCH 22: Gareth Southgate, Manager of Engand reacts during the international friendly match between Germany and England at Signal Iduna Park on March 22, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) (Image ...and more »

Lukas Podolski admits Germany farewell was "like a great movie" after bowing out with England winner - Mirror.co.uk

The former Arsenal bowed out of international football with the winner against England on his 130th and final appearance. He was greeted with the Gladiator music as he left the field and afterwards admitted it can't have gone much better,. "This is ...and more »

Germany 1-0 England: Podolski bows out with stunner against new-look Three Lions - 5 things we learned - Mirror.co.uk

Lukas Podolski brought the curtain down on his international career with a sensational strike to defeat the old enemy. The former Arsenal striker celebrated winning his 130th and final cap for Germany by beating Joe Hart with a thunderbolt from fully ...and more »

Phil Jones may miss all NINE April games after being injured by Manchester United team-mate in England training - Mirror.co.uk

Phil Jones is set to miss Manchester United 's crazy April fixture list – after being injured in a clash with club-mate Chris Smalling on England duty, writes John Cross in Dortmund . Jones suffered a suspected broken toe after a tackle with fellow ...and more »

Gary Cahill hits out at FA bosses for fixture carnage ahead of England's 1-0 defeat to Germany - Mirror.co.uk

England skipper Gary Cahill has hit out at FA bosses for not giving them enough training time ahead of their defeat to Germany . Cahill and teammates were only given a day to learn a completely new formation - as Gareth Southgate went for a 3-4-3 look ...and more »