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Veteran Schweinsteiger to lead Germany

BERLIN: Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger was named captain of the national team on Tuesday, succeeding Bayern Munich team mate Philipp Lahm, who retired from international football following their World Cup victory in Brazil in July.

FIFA World Cup: Record-equalling Klose salvages 2-2 draw for Germany

FORTALEZA: Germany striker Miroslav Klose came off the bench to score a record-equalling 15th World Cup goal and salvage a 2-2 draw against Ghana in a pulsating Group G game on Saturday. With his first touch two minutes after coming on, Klose poked home at the back post from a Toni Kroos corner in the 71st minute to move level with former Brazil striker Ronaldo. He becomes only the third man after compatriot Uwe Seeler and Brazil's Pele to score in four World Cups. "Twenty (World Cup) matches and 15 goals is not bad at…