FC Schalke 04 goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (pictured) has claimed the 3rd spot in the FTBL ranking of Bundesliga goalkeepers. The youngster returned in the elite after keeping his slate clean as Germany beat England 4:0 in the final of the U-21 European Championship.
Werder Bremen’s Peruvian forward Claudio Pizarro ended a 5-month spell without a single goal with one in the UEFA Cup semi-final against Hamburg yesterday (3:2). The Peruvian grabbed the second for Bremen at the 66th minute, boosting his national rating
Stuttgart goalkeeper Jens Lehmann, who will turn 41 this year, proved to his critics once more that they could not write him off just yet. Lehmann, who earned 19.10 rating points in his last appearance, has an overall rating of 103.11 points and tops
Shalke 04 Turkish striker Halil Altintop has consolidated his hold on the top spot of the FTBL rating of Turkish forwards.
Schalke 04 has officially announced that its captain, Marcelo Bordon, broke an arm in the game against Werder Bremen last weekend. The thirty-three-year-old Bordon underwent surgery last Saturday: Four pins were inserted into his broken left arm. Bordon