Germany announce national football team for EURO 2024

Veteran defender Mats Hummels left out in the cold, while Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos returned from his earlier international retirement

04:44 - 17/05/2024 Friday
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The German national football team manager Julian Nagelsmann on Thursday announced the provisional squad for the 2024 UEFA European Football Championship (EURO 2024).

Borussia Dortmund's 35-year-old veteran defender Mats Hummels was left out of the squad, while Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos, who announced his retirement from the national team in July 2021 but later reversed his decision, has been included.

Manuel Neuer, the experienced goalkeeper for Bayern Munich, who fractured his leg while skiing in Dec. 2022, following the 2022 World Cup, has also returned to the national team.

Bayern's Serge Gnabry, who injured his hamstring in Wednesday's Champions League semifinal second leg against Real Madrid, and Tottenham's Timo Werner, who is expected to miss the rest of the 2023-24 season due to a hamstring injury, were not included in the squad.

Dortmund's Karim Adeyemi and Julian Brandt, Bayern's Leon Goretzka were not selected to the squad.

- Germany's preliminary squad for EURO 2024 are as below:

Goalkeepers: Oliver Baumann (Hoffenheim), Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Alexander Nubel (Stuttgart), Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona)

Defenders: Waldemar Anton (Stuttgart), Benjamin Henrichs (Leipzig), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Robin Koch (Eintracht Frankfurt), Maximilian Mittelstadt (Stuttgart), David Raum (Leipzig), Antonio Rudiger (Real Madrid), Nico Schlotterbeck (Borussia Dortmund), Jonathan Tah (Bayer Leverkusen)

Midfielders: Robert Andrich (Bayer Leverkusen), Chris Fuhrich (Stuttgart), Pascal Gross (Brighton), Ilkay Gundogan (Barcelona), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich), Aleksandar Pavlovic (Bayern Munich), Leroy Sane (Bayern Munich), Florian Wirtz (Bayer Leverkusen)

Forwards: Maximilian Beier (Hoffenheim) Niclas Fullkrug (Borussia Dortmund), Kai Havertz (Arsenal), Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich), Deniz Undav (Stuttgart).

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