- Joachim Low set to stand down following UEFA EURO 2020
- Low led Germany at three FIFA World Cups, together with well-known Brazil 2014 win
- “I am taking this step consciously, full of pride and with huge gratitude”
Joachim Low, architect of Germany’s memorable 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ win, has introduced he’ll finish his file-breaking nationwide group tenure after this 12 months’s UEFA EURO.
Low assumed the reins from Jurgen Klinsmann following the FIFA World Cup on residence soil in 2006. Low’s World Cup profession additionally included a 3rd place at South Africa 2010, though it ended with disappointment at Russia 2018 with a gaggle-stage exit.
During his nationwide group profession, Low additionally received the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017 and was runner-up at EURO 2008.
“I am taking this step consciously, full of pride and with huge gratitude, but at the same time with unbroken motivation regarding the upcoming European Championships,” Low mentioned. “Pride, as a result of it’s one thing very particular and an honour for me to be engaged for my nation, and since I used to be ready to work with the nation’s greatest footballers for nearly 17 years, accompanying them of their improvement.
“With them I shared great triumphs and painful defeats, but above all many wonderful and magic moments – not only winning the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. I am and will be grateful to DFB, which has always provided me and the team with an optimal working environment.”
German Football Association (DFB) president Fritz Keller mentioned Low has achieved a particular place within the nation’s soccer historical past. “I have great respect for Joachim Low’s decision,” he mentioned. “DFB is aware of what it has in Jogi, he is likely one of the biggest coaches in world soccer.
“Jogi Low has shaped German football like almost nobody else over the years and helped it achieve the highest international recognition. Informing us about his decision at an early stage is very decent, and gives us the necessary time to appoint his successor with calm and the right balance.”