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Germany Suffer Heiko Westermann Injury Blow

World Cup hopefuls Germany have been deal yet another blow on the injury front in the build-up toward this summer's tournament.

According to a report in Bild, national team coach Joachim Loew will now be without the services of Schalke defender Heiko Westermann in South Africa after the 26-year-old picked up a foot injury.

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The Hunter5073d ago (Edited 5073d ago )

Really sad, but Germany remains Germany. They come always far in the tournament. Also they have a wide bench!

sokrates5072d ago

Never a good thing to get an injury close up to the biggest event in life. Sorry for the German player, but I agree in Hunter: Germany will get far anyway. They just do!

donb5072d ago

I dont know german football that well. Is he important for the team?