In an unexpected show of support for the British people, Angela Merkel has agreed that rules can be changed retrospectively in the event of an unexpected result.
It is reported that Germany's Chancellor and leading EU Remainer had secret talks last night with FIFA leaders. Sepp Blatter refused to comment on leaks that he had agreed to accept $5,000,000 to re-play the 1966 World Cup to secure a victory for Germany.
Sources close to the Open Prison confirmed that FIFA would only accept payment in US Dollars owing to the uncertainty of the Euro.
In response, Roy Hodgson has indicated an early announcement on the team choices. Gareth Southgate and Stuart Pearce are expected to head-up the revitalised dream-team.