- Credit: Archant
Midfield general gave his country a major scare by missing Bayern Munich’s German Cup final success over fierce rivals Borussia Dortmund.
However, he declared that the minor knee injury would definitely not keep him from appearing in Brazil.
Will look to dominate the engine room after switching into a more central role as his career has progressed.
Has won trophies and awards aplenty.
• Country: Germany
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• Current club: Bayern Munich