Germany already has the 27 players called up in a pre-list for the World Cup – only 23 travel to Russia – and today’s program, on May 17, 2018, analyzes the names, questioning some presences and trying to explain other absences in what coach Joachim Low defined. What’s more, the last round of the German Championship, with closing European places and relegation, and the preview of the German Cup final, which takes place next Saturday. Come with us!
CONVENING THE GERMAN NATIONAL TEAM
Goal: Bernd Leno (Bayer Leverkusen), Manuel Neuer (FC Bayern), Marc-André ter Stegen (FC Barcelona), Kevin Trapp (Paris St. Germain)
Defender: Jerome Boateng (FC Bayern), Matthias Ginter (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Jonas Hector (1. FC Köln), Mats Hummels (FC Bayern), Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern), Marvin Plattenhardt (Hertha BSC), Antonio Rüdiger (FC Chelsea), Niklas Süle (FC Bayern), Jonathan Tah (Bayer Leverkusen)
Midfield / Attack: Julian Brandt (Bayer Leverkusen), Julian Draxler (Paris St. Germain), Mario Gomez (VfB Stuttgart), Leon Goretzka (Schalke 04), Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City), Sami Khedira (Juventus Turin), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Thomas Müller (FC Bayern), Mesut Özil (FC Arsenal), Nils Petersen (SC Freiburg), Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund), Sebastian Rudy (FC Bayern), Leroy Sané (Manchester City), Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)