Germany amongst favourites - Bierhoff

Germany team manager Oliver Bierhoff says "it will be difficult" but they are up their "amongst the favourites" to lift the World Cup.

The German team touched down in Brazil on Sunday without Bourussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus, who has suffered an ankle injury.

Bierhoff says it will be a difficult tournament without Reus, but they have other attacking options.

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