Germany World Cup Final Squad
Germany World Cup Final Squad

In the 2022 World Cup, Germany is in Group E with Japan, Spain and Costa Rica. This is a table that can contain many surprises. The 2014 world champion will start on November 23 against Japan.

Mr. Flick made a surprise when he entered the name of Borussia Dortmund's 17-year-old striker Youssoufa Moukoko into the squad for the 2022 World Cup. According to the Mirror, this is also the first time the Cameroonian-born player has been called up to the national team. Moukoko replaces Timo Werner, who is injured and has to rest until the end of 2022.

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Youssoufa Moukoko

The player born in 2004 is the new prodigy of German football. In December 2020, Moukoko scored his first goal for Dortmund at the age of 16. Since then, this young talent has grown tremendously. In the German U21 team, Moukoko has 6 goals in only 5 matches. Since the beginning of the season, Moukoko has scored 6 goals in 13 Bundesliga matches. He is also the youngest player to reach 10 goals in the history of the German league. "Moukoko is quick and aggressive. We have high expectations for him," said coach Flick.

"The tank" also welcomed the return of Mario Gotze for the first time since 2017. At the 2014 World Cup, Gotze was the hero with the decisive goal in the 11th minute, helping Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in the final match. conclude. "Gotze is playing at the highest level," said coach Flick. "He can complete three 90-minute matches in a week. Gotze is also an excellent player."

Unfortunately, the duo Mats Hummels and Marco Reus were not present. Hummels played well from the beginning of the season, especially in the Champions League arena, helping Dortmund pass the group stage. For Reus, a persistent ankle injury that prevented the winger from attending the World Cup is likely to be the last of his career.

Talking about the reason for removing Hummels' name, the 57-year-old coach explained: "He is in excellent form. This season, Hummels has contributed a lot to Dortmund. He is a very valuable player. The coaching staff. Coaches have to make such decisions because we care about the future and want to give opportunities to younger players."

Reus is once again ungrateful to the major tournaments. In 2014, injury prevented him and his teammates from traveling to Brazil. Two years later, Reus did not attend EURO 2016 right before the tournament. In 2018, the Dortmund star had the first World Cup in his career, but the German team performed badly and was eliminated in the group stage. At EURO 2020, Reus is also absent.

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Bayern Munich is the team that contributes the most players to the German national team with 7 members, with Manuel Neuer, Thomas Muller and young talent Jamal Musiala.

Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan and Chelsea's Kai Havertz have also been named.

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• Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Kevin Trapp.

• Defenders: Armel Bella-Kotchap, Matthias Ginter, Christian Günter, Thilo Kehrer, Lukas Klostermann, David Raum, Antonio Rudiger, Nico Schlotterbeck, Niklas Süle

• Midfielders: Julian Brandt, Niclas Füllkrug, Leon Goretzka, Mario Götze, Ilkay Gundogan, Jonas Hofmann, Joshua Kimmich, Jamal Musiala

• Forwards: Karim Adeyemi, Serge Gnabry, Kai Havertz, Youssoufa Moukoko, Thomas Müller, Leroy Sané.

Germany World Cup Final Squad - Full List of Players
Germany World Cup Final Squad - Full List of Players

Germany Players Missing Out World Cup 2022

The list of 26 German players for the 2022 World Cup that coach Hansi Flick has just announced does not include midfielder Marco Reus because of injury.

The Dortmund captain suffered an ankle injury last month. Marco Reus tried to return but the haste caused the ankle injury to reoccur.

This forced the German BHL to remove the veteran player from the list to Qatar. Marcos Reus doesn't seem to be destined for major tournaments, as he missed the 2014 World Cup, Euro 2016 and Euro 2020.

Another experienced factor to be ruled out is centre-back Mats Hummels. Coach Hansi Flick said that he wants to give priority to the younger generation, specifically the case of Bella-Kotchap (Southampton).

At the upcoming tournament, "The Tank" will not have the service of Timo Werner due to injury.