The German Football Association announced on the 22nd that Nagelsmann was appointed as the new head coach of the German men’s national team, with a term until July 31, 2024.
Xinhua News Agency reported that after Flick, the former head coach of the German team, was “dismissed” on September 10,
The team is temporarily taken over by the trio of German team leader Voller, U19 national team coach Wolf and U20 national team assistant coach Wagner. Wagner will remain as an assistant coach after Nagelsmann becomes head coach.
Nagelsmann said: “the European Championship will be held at home in Germany next year . This is very special. It is a once-in-a-decade opportunity for the German team. I am willing to contribute my best to such an important game. I am eager to take over. Take this challenge. Next year, the German team will be a tight-knit group.”
German Football Association Chairman Neuendorf said: “We believe that Nagelsmann, as the head coach, will ensure that the team gives a satisfactory explanation to the fans. He can perform his duties and complete the task with high quality and high level.”
In 2016, at the age of 28, Nagelsmann became the head coach of Hoffenheim, becoming the youngest head coach in the history of the Bundesliga. Since then, he has coached Leipzig and Bayern Munich. After becoming the head coach of the national team, he will lead the German team to the United States in October to compete with the American team and the Mexican team.