While some players were surprisingly left out, others still have a few weeks left to fight for their spot. The presentation wasn't without drama either, with two star players making headlines for their actions off the pitch.
Joachim Löw praised Serge Gnabry's "speed and technique" as he confirmed the forward will start against the Netherlands in Hamburg. However, his Bayern Munich teammate Leon Goretzka will miss out through injury.
His was the name on everyone’s lip after dazzling at the U21 European Championships in Italy this summer. Now SC Freiburg’s Luca Waldschmidt is poised to take his game to the next level with Germany’s senior side.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen sent a powerful message upon his return to Germany. The Barcelona goalkeeper pulled off a series of top-class saves against Dortmund in a performance that will spark more national team debate.
The promotion of youth at the expense of experience has dominated the conversation around the German national team. But Toni Kroos has survived, and remains "indispensable" to Joachim Löw as Germany face the Netherlands.
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