Following Bastian Schweinsteiger’s decision to retire from international football, German national team have just appointed goal keeper, Manuel Neuer as the official captain ahead of upcoming World Cup 2018 .
The Bayern Munich’s goalie was delighted with that decision as he admitted that being chosen as national team skipper is an honor for him.
Neuer thanked Die Mannschaft’s head coach, Joachim Loew for giving that captain role as there are many leading figures aside from the Munich’s shot stopper.
Meanwhile, explaining his selection of Neuer, Loew stated that the keeper was the most suitable candidate to lead German national team after Schweisteiger.
The tactician added that not only is Neuer regarded highly by his teammates, but the goalie’s words carries weight for everyone at the German side.