Mario Gotze Photo: Elmar Kremser / Globallookpress.com
Midfielder Borussia Dortmund’s Mario Gotze was not included in the extended Germany squad that will prepare for the world Cup 2018. The list of players published on the website of the German football Association.
The team includes 27 athletes, later the squad will be reduced to 23 players. Gotze, who plays the position of attacking midfielder, this season he made 23 appearances in the Bundesliga, scored two goals and three assists.
Thanks to a goal by Gotze Germany 2014 world champion. He entered the field late in the second half of the final match against Argentina and scored in extra time. At the moment, on account of the 25-year-old midfielder 55 matches for the national team.
The world championship will be held from June 14 to July 15 in 11 cities of Russia. Germany will play in group F against Mexico, Sweden and South Korea.
Video, photo All from Russia.