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Neuer wary of Netherlands

SoccerNews in European Championships 12 Jun 2012

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Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer says Germany are fully aware of the quality of the Netherlands’ players.

Joachim Loew’s side approach Wednesday’s contest against the Dutch looking to seal a passage into the quarter-finals after defeating Portugal 1-0 in their first match of Euro 2012.

Having grown up close to the Netherlands, Neuer said it was a special match for him personally.

“I grew up in Westfalen, which is close to the Dutch border,” Neuer told dfb.de. “I have also holidayed there and I played with a lot of Dutch players at Schalke.

“At Bayern I play with Arjen Robben, who is a great reference point.

“When I was young, I attended a match between Germany and Netherlands. The atmosphere was great. For the fans, this game is very special.

“Of course we know all about their strengths. I am happy that we will play against them in this tournament.”

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