Leupolz ends Germany career to have more time with her son

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Germany midfielder Melanie Leupolz is ending her national team career to have more time for her baby son. The German football federation (DFB) said on Monday that Leupolz will however continue her club career at England’s Chelsea. Leupolz won 79 caps highlighted by the Euro 2013 title and Olympic gold in 2016. She was the only mother in the German squad at the recent World Cup in Australia and New Zealand where the two-time world champions did not survive the group stage. “It was important for me that I made it back into the DFB team after giving birth, and I am very proud to have played anoth…

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