Defending World Cup champion Germany is resting many of its stars for the Confederations Cup, where the goal will be to measure the progress of young players called up for the eight-team tournament.
"On a sporting level, it is an important tournament where we can measure ourselves with other teams," team manager Oliver Bierhoff said. "The most important thing for
us is to develop the players."
Among those absent: Manuel Neuer, Mesut Ozil, Marco Reus and Mats Hummels. Read the original story...