Germany are not contenders to win World Cup, claims Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli: 'I don't mention them as I don't like how they play... Brazil, France and Spain are one step ahead'
Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli has ruled out Germany as one of the favourites to win next year's World Cup, saying he doesn't 'like the way they play'.
Sampaoli saw his side scrape through to the 2018 finals in Russia after Lionel Messi struck a sensational hat-trick against Ecuador in the final round of CONMEBOL qualifying.
Contrastingly, Germany coasted through the European section, winning all 10 of their matches, and have subsequently received huge backing to defend the trophy they won in Brazil by beating Argentina in the final.
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