Guendogan gets Germany call-up for Brazil game

AP, Thursday 4 Aug 2011

Germany coach Joachim Loew has called up newcomer Ilkay Guendogan for next week’s friendly against Brazil while giving a rest to Real Madrid midfielders Mesut Oezil and Sami Khedira

Ilkay Guendogan

Guendogan is a 20-year-old midfielder of Turkish background who moved from Nuremberg to Bundesliga champion Borussia Dortmund in the offseason.

Loew had to name his squad before the Bundesliga season kicks off this weekend.

Wednesday’s match is in Stuttgart.

Germany and Brazil have eight World Cup titles between them.

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