German players celebrate the team's the first goal during the 2017 Confederations Cup final football match between Chile and Germany at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on July 2, 2017. / AFP / FRANCK FIFE
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After Germany's success at the Confederations Cup and U-21 European championship over the last few days, coach Joachim Loew must feel like a kid in a candy store as he maps out his plans for next year's World Cup title defense in Russia.Players like Confederations Cup top scorers Timo Werner, Lars Stindl and Leon Goretzka, who all netted three times at the tournament, have every right to believe their fine performances in Russia will be a stepping stone to the 2018 World Cup squad.Loew has long preached the importance of having two players for every position to be successful at international level.While Loew was delighted to win both tournaments, he said the World Cup would be an entirely different proposition.
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