2010 Fifa World Cup squads: Group D

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

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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

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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

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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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