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Coach Joachim Loew summed up the secret of Germany's World Cup success best when he said the country realized a decade ago that its traditional footballing virtues were just not good enough any more to achieve international success.Things had to change for the then-three-time World Cup winners and three-time European champions on every level and the nation's football authorities did exactly that.In a new licensing system for Bundesliga clubs, it became mandatory for them to have a youth training center.From the German Football League (DFL), which is in charge of the top two divisions, to the national football association (DFB), the clubs and the individual federal states, football chiefs created a web of youth development.Some clubs found sponsorship money to set it up, others, like Borussia Dortmund, used the revenues from the sale of just one player, to create their new centers.A Dortmund youth player, Goetze, still only 22, was brought into the senior team as a 17-year-old.
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