Germany's first-choice goalkeeper has been at the Bundesliga's most successful club, Bayern Munich, since 2011. He made his Bundesliga debut as a 20-year-old with Schalke in 2006,
The German goalkeeper, who came up through the Schalke academy, has a long list of achievements to his name, including Bundesliga titles with Bayern Munich, the 2014 World Cup, and being named Philip Lahm's successor as captain of the national team.
After they failed to win for the third successive game, Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac had some sharp words for his side. Following the 1-1 draw with Ajax, Kovac wants his men to start doing the simple things again.
Germany return to action following their World Cup humiliation with their Nations League debut against world champions France. They'll be out to show that sticking with coach Joachim Löw was the right decision.
Germany's clash with Saudi Arabia is Jogi Löw's final chance to tweak his team before the World Cup kicks off in Russia next week. DW outlines the three most pressing issues he needs to resolve before boarding the plane.