2010 Fifa World Cup squads: Group D

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    The final 23 players for the 32 squads competing in South Africa’s 2010 Fifa World Cup were announced after the deadline for confirmed teams passed on 1 June. Get the low-down on the 736 footballers who will be battling it out for the sport’s biggest trophy from 11 June to 11 July.

     

    2010 FIFA WORLD CUP: FIRST STAGE GROUPS
    Group A
    South Africa
    Mexico
    Uruguay
    France
    Group B
    Argentina
    Nigeria
    South Korea
    Greece
    Group C
    England
    USA
    Algeria
    Slovenia
    Group D
    Germany
    Australia
    Serbia
    Ghana
    Group E
    Netherlands
    Denmark
    Japan
    Cameroon
    Group F
    Italy
    Paraguay
    New Zealand
    Slovakia
    Group G
    Brazil
    North Korea
    Côte d’Ivoire
    Portugal
    Group H
    Spain
    Switzerland
    Honduras
    Chile

     

    GROUP D

    GERMANY

    Coach: Joachim Löw

    #

    Position

    Player

    Date of Birth

    Caps

    Club

    1

    Goalkeeper

    Manuel Neuer

    27 March 1986 (aged 24)

    3

    Schalke

    2

    Defender

    Marcell Jansen

    4 November 1985 (aged 24)

    30

    Hamburg

    3

    Defender

    Arne Friedrich

    29 May 1979 (aged 31)

    70

    Hertha Berlin

    4

    Defender

    Dennis Aogo

    14 January 1987 (aged 23)

    1

    Hamburg

    5

    Defender

    Serdar Tasci

    24 April 1987 (aged 23)

    11

    Stuttgart

    6

    Midfielder

    Sami Khedira

    4 April 1987 (aged 23)

    3

    Stuttgart

    7

    Midfielder

    Bastian Schweinsteiger

    1 August 1984 (aged 25)

    74

    Bayern Munich

    8

    Midfielder

    Mesut Özil

    15 October 1988 (aged 21)

    8

    Werder Bremen

    9

    Forward

    Stefan Kießling

    25 January 1984 (aged 26)

    4

    Bayer Leverkusen

    10

    Forward

    Lukas Podolski

    4 June 1985 (aged 25)

    71

    Köln

    11

    Forward

    Miroslav Klose

    9 June 1978 (aged 32)

    94

    Bayern Munich

    12

    Goalkeeper

    Tim Wiese

    17 December 1981 (aged 28)

    2

    Werder Bremen

    13

    Forward

    Thomas Müller

    13 September 1989 (aged 20)

    1

    Bayern Munich

    14

    Defender

    Holger Badstuber

    13 March 1989 (aged 21)

    0

    Bayern Munich

    15

    Midfielder

    Piotr Trochowski

    22 March 1984 (aged 26)

    29

    Hamburg

    16

    Defender

    Philipp Lahm (captain)

    11 November 1983 (aged 26)

    64

    Bayern Munich

    17

    Defender

    Per Mertesacker

    29 September 1984 (aged 25)

    60

    Werder Bremen

    18

    Midfielder

    Toni Kroos

    4 January 1990 (aged 20)

    2

    Bayer Leverkusen

    19

    Forward

    Cacau

    27 March 1981 (aged 29)

    6

    Stuttgart

    20

    Defender

    Jérôme Boateng

    3 September 1988 (aged 21)

    4

    Hamburg

    21

    Midfielder

    Marko Marin

    13 March 1989 (aged 21)

    7

    Werder Bremen

    22

    Goalkeeper

    Hans-Jörg Butt

    28 May 1974 (aged 36)

    3

    Bayern Munich

    23

    Forward

    Mario Gómez

    10 July 1985 (aged 24)

    32

    Bayern Munich

    AUSTRALIA

    Coach: Pim Verbeek

    #

    Position

    Player

    Date of Birth

    Caps

    Club

    1

    Goalkeeper

    Mark Schwarzer

    6 October 1972 (aged 37)

    73

    Fulham

    2

    Defender

    Lucas Neill (captain)

    9 March 1978 (aged 32)

    54

    Galatasaray

    3

    Defender

    Craig Moore

    12 December 1975 (aged 34)

    48

    Unattached

    4

    Midfielder

    Tim Cahill

    6 December 1979 (aged 30)

    38

    Everton

    5

    Midfielder

    Jason Culina

    5 August 1980 (aged 29)

    47

    Gold Coast United

    6

    Defender

    Michael Beauchamp

    8 March 1981 (aged 29)

    20

    Al-Jazira

    7

    Midfielder

    Brett Emerton

    22 February 1979 (aged 31)

    72

    Blackburn Rovers

    8

    Defender

    Luke Wilkshire

    1 October 1981 (aged 28)

    40

    Dynamo Moscow

    9

    Forward

    Joshua Kennedy

    20 August 1982 (aged 27)

    17

    Nagoya Grampus

    10

    Forward

    Harry Kewell

    22 September 1978 (aged 31)

    45

    Galatasaray

    11

    Defender

    Scott Chipperfield

    30 December 1975 (aged 34)

    63

    Basel

    12

    Goalkeeper

    Adam Federici

    31 January 1985 (aged 25)

    1

    Reading

    13

    Midfielder

    Vince Grella

    5 October 1979 (aged 30)

    43

    Blackburn Rovers

    14

    Forward

    Brett Holman

    27 March 1984 (aged 26)

    30

    AZ

    15

    Midfielder

    Mile Jedinak

    3 August 1984 (aged 25)

    10

    Antalyaspor

    16

    Midfielder

    Carl Valeri

    14 August 1984 (aged 25)

    20

    Sassuolo

    17

    Forward

    Nikita Rukavytsya

    22 June 1987 (aged 22)

    3

    Roeselare

    18

    Goalkeeper

    Brad Jones

    19 March 1982 (aged 28)

    2

    Middlesbrough

    19

    Midfielder

    Richard Garcia

    4 September 1981 (aged 28)

    5

    Hull City

    20

    Defender

    Mark Milligan

    4 September 1985 (aged 24)

    10

    JEF United

    21

    Defender

    David Carney

    3 November 1983 (aged 26)

    24

    Twente

    22

    Midfielder

    Dario Vidošić

    12 April 1987 (aged 23)

    5

    MSV Duisburg

    23

    Midfielder

    Mark Bresciano

    11 February 1980 (aged 30)

    53

    Palermo

    SERBIA

    Coach: Radomir Antić

    #

    Position

    Player

    Date of Birth

    Caps

    Club

    1

    Goalkeeper

    Vladimir Stojković

    29 July 1983 (aged 26)

    30

    Wigan Athletic

    2

    Defender

    Antonio Rukavina

    26 January 1984 (aged 26)

    19

    1860 Munich

    3

    Defender

    Aleksandar Kolarov

    10 November 1985 (aged 24)

    10

    Lazio

    4

    Midfielder

    Gojko Kačar

    26 January 1987 (aged 23)

    15

    Hertha Berlin

    5

    Defender

    Nemanja Vidić

    21 October 1981 (aged 28)

    44

    Manchester United

    6

    Defender

    Branislav Ivanović

    22 February 1984 (aged 26)

    29

    Chelsea

    7

    Midfielder

    Zoran Tošić

    28 April 1987 (aged 23)

    18

    Köln

    8

    Forward

    Danko Lazović

    17 May 1983 (aged 27)

    34

    Zenit Saint Petersburg

    9

    Forward

    Marko Pantelić

    15 September 1978 (aged 31)

    29

    Ajax

    10

    Midfielder

    Dejan Stanković (captain)

    11 September 1978 (aged 31)

    86

    Internazionale

    11

    Midfielder

    Nenad Milijaš

    30 April 1983 (aged 27)

    15

    Wolverhampton Wanderers

    12

    Goalkeeper

    Bojan Isailović

    25 March 1980 (aged 30)

    3

    Zagłębie Lubin

    13

    Defender

    Aleksandar Luković

    23 October 1982 (aged 27)

    19

    Udinese

    14

    Midfielder

    Milan Jovanović

    18 April 1981 (aged 29)

    24

    Standard Liège

    15

    Forward

    Nikola Žigić

    25 September 1980 (aged 29)

    42

    Valencia

    16

    Defender

    Ivan Obradović

    25 July 1988 (aged 21)

    10

    Real Zaragoza

    17

    Midfielder

    Miloš Krasić

    1 November 1984 (aged 25)

    29

    CSKA Moscow

    18

    Midfielder

    Miloš Ninković

    25 December 1984 (aged 25)

    7

    Dynamo Kiev

    19

    Midfielder

    Radosav Petrović

    8 March 1989 (aged 21)

    6

    Partizan

    20

    Defender

    Neven Subotić

    10 December 1988 (aged 21)

    10

    Borussia Dortmund

    21

    Forward

    Dragan Mrđa

    23 January 1984 (aged 26)

    3

    Vojvodina

    22

    Midfielder

    Zdravko Kuzmanović

    22 September 1987 (aged 22)

    25

    Stuttgart

    23

    Goalkeeper

    Anđelko Đuričić

    21 November 1980 (aged 29)

    0

    União Leiria

    GHANA

    Coach: Milovan Rajevac

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    Position

    Player

    Date of Birth

    Caps

    Club

    1

    Goalkeeper

    Daniel Adjei

    10 November 1989 (aged 20)

    2

    Liberty Professionals

    2

    Defender

    Hans Sarpei

    28 June 1976 (aged 33)

    23

    Bayer Leverkusen

    3

    Forward

    Asamoah Gyan

    22 November 1985 (aged 24)

    32

    Rennes

    4

    Defender

    John Paintsil

    15 June 1981 (aged 28)

    65

    Fulham

    5

    Defender

    John Mensah

    29 November 1982 (aged 27)

    58

    Sunderland

    6

    Midfielder

    Anthony Annan

    21 July 1986 (aged 23)

    38

    Rosenborg

    7

    Defender

    Samuel Inkoom

    22 August 1989 (aged 20)

    15

    Basel

    8

    Defender

    Jonathan Mensah

    13 July 1990 (aged 19)

    19

    Free State Stars

    9

    Midfielder

    Derek Boateng

    2 April 1983 (aged 27)

    19

    Getafe

    10

    Midfielder

    Stephen Appiah (captain)

    24 December 1980 (aged 29)

    56

    Bologna

    11

    Midfielder

    Sulley Muntari

    27 August 1984 (aged 25)

    52

    Internazionale

    12

    Forward

    Prince Tagoe

    9 November 1986 (aged 23)

    17

    Hoffenheim

    13

    Midfielder

    André Ayew

    17 December 1989 (aged 20)

    15

    Arles-Avignon

    14

    Forward

    Matthew Amoah

    24 October 1980 (aged 29)

    31

    NAC

    15

    Defender

    Isaac Vorsah

    21 June 1988 (aged 21)

    6

    Hoffenheim

    16

    Goalkeeper

    Stephen Ahorlu

    10 May 1989 (aged 21)

    0

    Heart of Lions

    17

    Defender

    Abdul Rahim Ayew

    16 April 1988 (aged 22)

    15

    Zamalek

    18

    Forward

    Dominic Adiyiah

    29 November 1989 (aged 20)

    4

    Milan

    19

    Defender

    Lee Addy

    26 September 1985 (aged 24)

    3

    BechemChelsea

    20

    Midfielder

    Quincy Owusu-Abeyie

    15 April 1986 (aged 24)

    12

    Al-Sadd

    21

    Midfielder

    Kwadwo Asamoah

    9 September 1988 (aged 22)

    29

    Udinese

    22

    Goalkeeper

    Richard Kingson

    13 June 1978 (aged 31)

    58

    Wigan Athletic

    23

    Midfielder

    Kevin-Prince Boateng

    6 March 1987 (aged 23)

    0

    Portsmouth

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