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Sami Khedira ruled out for six months

Real Madrid and Germany star Sami Khedira has been ruled out for six months with a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, the German Football Association has confirmed.

This is a bitter blow for Sami and all of us. He is on and off the field a great fighter and personality

– Germany manager Joachim Löw

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Roman Weidenfeller earns first Germany call-up

Roman Weidenfeller has earned his first Germany call-up with coach Joachim Low naming him in his squad for the upcoming international friendlies against Italy and England.

The Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper, consistently rated as one of the best in the Bundesliga, last pulled on a Germany jersey at Under-21 level but has never received a senior cap.

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