The jealousy bug has well and truly got her claws into Germany’s former favourite son Michael Ballack’s agent. The ex-Chelsea midfield powerhouse’s spokesman could only watch as the motherland put in one performance after another until they were floored by an octopus in the semis. But before the World Cup comments made to Der Spiegel concerning the homosexuality of the squad have been reported this week, where the agent for Leverkusen’s new signing put the neat and eloquent playing style down to more than playing with just footballs on the training pitch. Becker obviously knew there was something fishy about those matching cardys. Read more.