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Loew draws praise from Fringer

22 March 2013 16:39

Former Stuttgart coach Rolf Fringer admires Germany boss Joachim Loew and feels he has revolutionised the side since taking charge.

The Austrian believes Germany are no longer mainly known for their impressive work-rate like before, but have become a team that is all about attractive football.

"The national team were always known for the typical German virtues. Loew has revolutionised German football, though, and has given the team an entirely new identity and football culture than it had before," Fringer told Goal.com.

"Ever since Jogi has taken charge of the team, German football has been valued much higher abroad – simply because the team plays better football under him.

"Germany had good players before as well, but it was all about physicality and duels. German football has another look now and it's a rather pleasant one."

Loew took over as Germany boss after the 2006 World Cup, and guided them to the final at Euro 2008, while they made it to the semi-finals at both the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012.

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# Team MP D P
1 17 +37 45
2 17 +16 34
3 17 +8 28
4 17 +9 27
5 17 +7 27
6 17 +1 27
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