First international: Bulgaria - Germany (21 August 2002)
Arne Friedrich has proven to be one of the most reliable members of the Germany national team in recent years, so it came as no surprise that the 31-year-old defender, who is just as comfortable at right back as in the centre, was included in
Joachim Low's squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South ...
Holger Badstuber only celebrated his Bundesliga debut for Bayern Munich against Hoffenheim on the first day of the 2009/10 campaign, though it was not long before he had become one of coach Louis van Gaal's most reliable
First international: Germany - South Africa (5 September 2009)
The 23-year-old has performed with tremendous consistency at club level for VfB Stuttgart, suggesting he may make a vital contribution to his country’s cause, potentially even at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa.
First international: Germany - Belarus (27 May 2008)
Whether this slight figure of a man is striking the ball sweetly around the park, bursting into space between defenders, or gliding, ball at feet, past flat-footed opponents, fans tend to be left open-mouthed in amazement.
First international: Germany - Hungary (6 June 2004)
Despite his relatively young age, Lukas Podolski has already earned numerous monikers: Germany’s shooting star, the prince of Cologne, the joker with a hammer for a left foot, and football’s darling in the nation of the three-time world champions.