17:26  ,  November 10, 2022

Mario Gotze will participate in World Cup 2022 after not playing for Germany for 5 years

Midfielder Mario Gotze, 30, has returned to the German national team and will participate in the World Cup, which starts on November 20 in Qatar. Gotze last played for the German national team in 2017. On November 14, he took part in a friendly match against France (2-2), coming on as a substitute in the 65th minute and being the author of the productive transfer.

Mario Gotze is the author of the winning goal for Germany in the 2014 World Cup final.

Mario Gotze played 22 games for Eintracht Frankfurt in all competitions this season, scoring 2 goals and providing 3 assists.

Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer (Bayern), Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona), Kevin Trapp (Eintracht Frankfurt).

Defenders: Armel Bella-Kotchap (Southampton), Matthias Ginter (Freiburg), Christian Gentner (Stuttgart), Thilo Kehrer (West Ham), Lukas Klostermann (Leipzig), David Raum (Leipzig), Antonio Rudiger (Real Madrid), Nico Schlotterbeck (Borussia Dortmund), Niklas Zule (Borussia Dortmund).

Midfielders: Karim Adeyemi (Borussia Dortmund), Julian Brandt (Borussia Dortmund), Niclas Fullkrug (Werder), Leon Goretzka (Bayern), Mario Gotze (Eintracht, Frankfurt), Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City), Jonas Hofmann (Borussia Monchengladbach), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern), Jamal Musiala (Bayern).

Attackers: Youssoufa Moukoko (Borussia Dortmund), Thomas Muller (Bayern), Leroy Sane (Bayern), Serge Gnabry (Bayern), Kai Havertz (Chelsea).

Opponents of Germany in the group stage will be Japan, Spain and Costa Rica.

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