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Sunday, January 29, 2017

Football-loving Schulz sets sights on leading Germany as he leaves EU post behind

By Madeline Chambers BERLIN (Reuters) - Martin Schulz, nominated by Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) on Sunday to run against conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel in the September election, knows how it feels to have his dreams shattered. With the SPD trailing the conservatives by double digits and little prospect of unseating Merkel and forming a left alliance, dealing with setbacks may stand Schulz in good stead. A familiar face in Germany thanks to his full-blooded commitment to Europe, Schulz often took to the airwaves to argue about the Greek debt crisis, Britain's vote to exit the EU, or refugees.