Today the German players take on the Algerian team in the eighth final. Joachim Löw’s lads made good use of the three game-free days: at the Campo Bahia team resort, both players and their entourage enjoy excellent conditions for training and relaxation. The excitement rises as the Germans face their first knock out game. Even so, team manager Oliver Bierhoff found time to capture camp impressions with his Leica X Vario.

Will goalie Manuel Neuer be under serious pressure today protecting his domain?

In Campo Bahia, the German team meticulously prepares for their first knock out game.

The training field in Campo Bahia lies right next to the Atlantic Ocean.

German national feeling on Brazilian soil.

The mood among the players is still relaxed…
– Katrin Iwanczuk
Katrin Iwanczuk is the editor of LFI. Read the first three parts here.