Sad spooky moment after DFB Women’s World Cup win

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From: Alexander Kaidl

Germany started the Women’s World Cup well. Alexandra Popp scored twice in the 6-0 win over Morocco. Emotional words followed after the game.

July 24 update: DFB captain Alexandra Popp dedicated the ‘ET’ jubilation after her two goals in the World Cup opener to her late father. She also calls home “in that sense,” Popp said after the German soccer team’s 6-0 (2-0) win over debutants Morocco in Melbourne, Australia.

“Especially because we are very far away at the moment,” explained the double scorer: The gesture is “not only for the people who are sitting in front of the television, but also for the people who are no longer with us and who were still important people for me”. I just think of her.

Popp explains her goal celebrations: Sad spooky moment after DFB Women’s World Cup win

When asked who answered the phone at home during the cheering, a visibly touched Popp replied, “The one that picked up was my dad.”

According to the science fiction film “ET – The Extra-Terrestrial”, the attacker had formed a telephone with her fingers after her two goals (11th / 39th) and had stuck her hand to her ear. She stuck out the index finger of her other hand and looked up at the sky.

Alexandra Popp scored twice against Morocco – and sent her regards to her late father. © Xinhua / Imago

Germany start against Morocco in the Women’s World Cup

First report of July 22: Sydney – From July 20 to August 20, 32 soccer teams will battle for the coveted World Cup trophy at the Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The women of the DFB are also among the favourites. After narrowly missing out on the European Championship title last year, expectations for the German team are high. This time, however, the field of participants is wider, with a total of 32 teams competing at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, up from 24 teams in the previous edition in 2019. Additionally, for the first time in the history of the Women’s World Cup, the tournament will be hosted by two countries: Australia and New Zealand. For Germany, the tournament begins with the match against Morocco.

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  • The World Cup match will be broadcast live ZDF transfer.
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Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand

The teams are divided into eight groups of four teams each. The top two teams from each group advance to the Round of 16, where they face the top two from the other groups in a knockout format. A total of 64 World Cup matches will be played in Australia and New Zealand.

The games are held in nine different locations and in ten stadiums. The German team will play its group matches in Australia, specifically in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. The grand finale will take place in Sydney on August 20.

The most famous German footballer: Alexandra Popp.
The most famous German footballer: Alexandra Popp. © Sven Simon/Imago

Women’s World Cup: 32 participating associations divided into eight groups

The composition of the group is as follows:

  • Group A: New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Switzerland
  • Group B: Australia, Ireland, Nigeria, Canada
  • Group C: Spain, Costa Rica, Zambia, Japan
  • Group D: England, Haiti, Denmark, China
  • Group E: United States, Vietnam, Netherlands, Portugal
  • Group F: France, Jamaica, Brazil, Panama
  • Group G: Sweden, South Africa, Italy, Argentina
  • Group H: Germany, Morocco, Colombia, South Korea

In addition to European champions England, the Americans are among the big favourites. Team USA have already won the title in 1991, 1999, 2015 and 2019 and are therefore the record champions. Winning the title again this year would give the United States the chance to become the first team to win three consecutive world titles. The other favorites are Sweden, France, Canada, Spain, Brazil and Japan.

Germany with chances at the Women’s World Cup

The German national team has already proven that it is capable of winning titles. She has already lifted the World Cup in 1995 and 2007, while in 2019 she was in the quarter-finals. The impressive record of the Germans is completed by four Olympic medals: bronze in 2000 in Sydney, bronze in 2004 in Athens, bronze in 2008 in Beijing and gold in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Additionally, a total of eight European titles have been won, the most recent in 2013.

Football fans should consider the time difference between Germany, Australia and New Zealand when planning their trip. While New Zealand is ten hours ahead of Germany, there are different time differences in Australia, depending on location. Perth is six hours ahead of Germany, Sydney and Melbourne eight hours. The matches will therefore take place between 3 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. according to German time.

Berlin (Germany) Perth (Australia) Adelaide (AUS) Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane (Australia) Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin, Hamilton (NZL)
12:00 p.m. 18.00 (+6h) 19.30 (+7.5h) 20.00 (+8h) 22.00 (+10h)

Women’s World Cup live on TV and streaming: here you can watch Germany vs Morocco live

Fans have the opportunity to follow all 64 matches of the Women’s World Cup live on ARD and ZDF. The final on August 20 at 12:00 CEST will be broadcast live on ZDF.

Machine assistance was used for this article. The article has been carefully checked by the editor Alexander Kaindl before publication.

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