DFB names Lahm as Euro 2024 leader

The German Football Association (DFB) has announced that former national team star Philipp Lahm will lead its local organising committee for Uefa Euro 2024, should it succeed in landing hosting rights to the national team tournament.

Germany is competing against Turkey for the right to stage Euro 2024, with Uefa to decide on the host at its Executive Committee meeting in Nyon on September 27. Former Bayern Munich player Lahm (pictured) retired from football last year having won 113 caps for Germany. The 34-year-old has served as an ambassador for the German bid.

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