Leroy Sane is crucial to Germany's brave new world

From there, it's up to Sane to prove he's grown as a player and prove himself undroppable in Löw's brave new world.

On a balmy, uncharacteristically sunny October afternoon in Berlin, Leroy Sane and Julian Draxler's genuine, heartfelt laughter brightened up an otherwise mundane DFB press conference. The two broke into hysterics after Sane faltered on a question about whether he would prefer to answer a question in English or German.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte