A product of Bayern Munich's academy, Thomas Müller is one of the Bundesliga club's most popular and versatile players. He is also pretty much a local boy, having grown up a few dozen kilometers south of Munich.
The sometimes awkward looking but usually effective Bayern Munich star made his debut with the Bundesliga club in 2008. He's played scores of games and won numerous honours with Germany's most successful club. He was also part of the 2014 side that won the World Cup in Brazil.
Basic errors, bad defending and a brace from Robert Lewandowski, so far, so familiar. The cracks in Bayern Munich were evident in a wild 3-3 draw that ensures top spot but it's clear the Pole still carries their hopes.
Renato Sanches put the finishing touches on a brilliant team move to complete a comfortable 2-0 win for Bayern Munich against his old club Benfica. A more familiar source, Robert Lewandowski, had given Bayern the lead.
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.