STORY: The countdown is on. The first group game of the current World Cup in Qatar will take place for the German national team on Wednesday. The team is optimistic. Even if the preparation was extremely short. The 19-year-old Bayern Munich midfielder, Jamal Musiala, at the PK on Monday in Qatar: “I think we all go into the tournament with the mindset that we can win the World Cup. We have prepared well. And I think we’re all ready for it to start now.” Niklas Süle, defender at Borussia Dortmund, also describes the attitude with which the team wants to start the tournament. “I don’t think that’s me, but every single player who has come here has done everything possible over the past few months to be in good shape here. And at the end of the day, it’s just important that you do that on Wednesday you can also see that people aren’t just talking about it, but that we’re there at the push of a button right from the start.Because Germany have always been a tournament team and I think we have a lot to make up for.And that’s why I’m really looking forward to the game. ” Kick-off is on Wednesday at 2 p.m. German time. The opponent is Japan. This is followed by games against Spain and Costa Rica in the group phase.