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June 14, 1994 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lothar Matthaeus represents the finest in German engineering. Lift the hood on the German national soccer team and hear his throaty rumble. While others are taken by showroom models--your Romarios and Valderramas--the Germans are driven to success by Matthaeus' tireless, powerful, dependable pistons. "He is not a leader with elegance," Wolfgang Niesbach, the German press officer, explained. "He's not the leader with the most intelligence. He's a leader because of his power."
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June 14, 1994 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lothar Matthaeus represents the finest in German engineering. Lift the hood on the German national soccer team and hear his throaty rumble. While others are taken by showroom models--your Romarios and Valderramas--the Germans are driven to success by Matthaeus' tireless, powerful, dependable pistons. "He is not a leader with elegance," Wolfgang Niesbach, the German press officer, explained. "He's not the leader with the most intelligence. He's a leader because of his power."
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April 23, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Lothar Matthaeus, captain of Germany's national team, had surgery on his right knee and will be sidelined about six months.
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August 24, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Lothar Matthaeus, the midfielder who was captain of Germany's World Cup soccer champion in 1990, might leave the Inter Milan team in Italy and return to Bayern Munich, Bayern officials said.
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December 24, 1990
Lothar Matthaeus, captain of the West German team that won the World Cup, was voted winner of the Golden Ball, which goes to the European soccer player of the year. . . .
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July 7, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Now that the host team is no longer a World Cup championship contender, which became glaringly evident even to non-soccer fans when the tricolor flags came down from apartment balconies throughout the country, Italians seem to have turned their attention from Maradona to Madonna. With the U.S. rock star appearing in concerts next week in Rome and Turin, her picture has replaced that of Italy's goal-scoring phenomenon, Salvatore Schillaci, on the front pages of newspapers.
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June 28, 1994 | ELLIOTT ALMOND
Reuters news service sent a picture of Carlos Alberto Torres, the captain of Brazil's 1970 World Cup championship team, talking with Lothar Matthaeus, captain of Germany's team, at a recent practice at Southern Methodist University. The caption information included with the photo identified Torres as a German fan.
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July 3, 1994 | CHRIS DUFRESNE
Lothar Matthaeus, captain of the German team, was replaced at halftime because of the foot injury he suffered in his team's final first-round match against South Korea. Matthaeus, who plays sweeper, was spiked on his left foot. The injury required six stitches. He took an injection of a pain-killer before Saturday's game but was in obvious pain during the first half. Matthaeus said he expects to play all of his team's quarterfinal game.
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June 26, 1990 | Associated Press
A today rejected a West German appeal to overturn the one-game suspension of Rudi Voeller for a red card he received in the 2-1 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. Voeller is barred from the World Cup quarterfinal game against Czechoslovakia next Sunday. The world soccer federation also upheld the yellow card against Lothar Matthaeus, but the West German captain will be able to play in the quarterfinal match. It was his first yellow card of the World Cup.
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December 24, 1990
Lothar Matthaeus, captain of the West German team that won the World Cup, was voted winner of the Golden Ball, which goes to the European soccer player of the year. . . .
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July 7, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Now that the host team is no longer a World Cup championship contender, which became glaringly evident even to non-soccer fans when the tricolor flags came down from apartment balconies throughout the country, Italians seem to have turned their attention from Maradona to Madonna. With the U.S. rock star appearing in concerts next week in Rome and Turin, her picture has replaced that of Italy's goal-scoring phenomenon, Salvatore Schillaci, on the front pages of newspapers.
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