Despite the victory over Costa Rica (2-4) on the final day of Group E, the German international Thomas Müller called the ‘Mannschaft’s’ elimination from the World Cup in Qatar as a “utter catastrophe” and hinted that it might have been his final match for the squad.
He declared to German public radio station ARD that “this is an enormous calamity for me personally.” “We are quite disappointed since our outcome would have been sufficient. We experience a sense of helplessness, “Added she.
The German squad did its bit, but Luis Enrique’s team lost to the Japanese against forecast. Hansi Flick’s team needed to defeat the “ticos,” and Japan, who stunned them in their debut (2-1), did not do the same against Spain.
The 33-year-old Bayern Munich striker also mentioned that this might be his final game for the national team. Before turning to face the viewers staring into the camera, he added, “If this were my last game, I would like to say a word to the German supporters.”
“Thank you so much, dear people; it has truly been a pleasure. They were amazing times. I’ve always made an effort to give every game my all. My face occasionally included happy tears, other times it contained sad ones. You can be sure I did it out of love “Finally, he said.