Real Madrid star leads Germany's call for the Euro

BERLIN N.- The selector of GermanyJulian Nagelsmann, announced a group of 27 players to prepare for Euro 2024 (June 14-July 14) at home, which includes Toni Kroos and captain Ilkay Gündogan, but not the Champions finalists with Dortmund , Mats Hummels and Julian Brandt.

At the end of the warm-up matches against Ukraine on June 4 in Nuremberg and Greece on June 7 in Mönchengladbach, Nagelsmann will have to submit to UEFA a list of a maximum of 26 players (deadline 7 June). June at midnight).

Germany will begin its European Championship on June 14 in Munich against Scotland, before facing Hungary on June 19 in Stuttgart and Switzerland on June 23 in Frankfurt.

The entire list was announced this Thursday at a press conference in Berlin, but 18 names had already been announced between Sunday and Wednesday through the media and social networks.

Among the nine names that had not yet been revealed are the midfielders of the Real Madrid, Kroos, and from Bayern, Jamal Musiala, or the goalkeepers from FC Barcelona, ​​Marc-André ter Stegen, and from Stuttgart, Alexander Nübel.

The call from the captain of the 'Mannschaft', Ilkay Gündogan, was revealed on advertising panels on Alexanderplatz, one of the iconic enclaves of the Berlin capital.

Borussia Dortmund's long run in the Champions League has not changed Nagelsmann's initial idea. Thus, Hummels, Julian Brandt or Karim Adeyemi will not be at Euro 2024. Two BVB players, defender Nico Schlotterbeck and forward Niclas Füllkrug, are present on the roster.

Bayern midfielder Leon Goretzka is also missing.

Germany's call for the Euro Cup:

Goalkeepers (4): Oliver Baumann (Hoffenheim/GER/0 caps), Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich/GER/117), Alexander Nübel (Stuttgart/GER/0), Marc-André ter Stegen (Barcelona/ESP/40 ).

Defenders (9): Waldemar Anton (Stuttgart/GER/1), Benjamin Henrichs (RB Leipzig/GER/14), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich/GER/84), Robin Koch (Eintracht Frankfurt/GER/8), Maximilian Mittelstädt (Stuttgart/GER/2), David Raum (RB Leipzig/GER/20), Antonio Rudiger (Real Madrid/ESP/68), Nico Schlotterbeck (Borussia Dortmund/GER/11), Jonathan Tah (Bayer Leverkusen /GER/23).

Midfielders (8): Robert Andrich (Bayer Leverkusen/GER/3), Chris Führich (Stuttgart/GER/3), Pascal Gross (Brighton/ENG/5), Ilkay Gündogan (Barcelona/ESP/75), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid/ESP/108), Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich/GER/27), Aleksandar Pavlovic (Bayern Munich/GER/0), Florian Wirtz (Bayer Leverkusen/GER/16).

Forwards (6): Maximilian Beier (Hoffenheim/GER/0), Niclas Füllkrug (Borussia Dortmund/GER/15), Kai Havertz (Arsenal/ENG/44), Thomas Müller (Bayern Munich/GER/128), Leroy Sané (Bayern Munich/GER/59), Deniz Undav (Stuttgart/GER/1).