By Anna Italia
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2 Italian Serie A player named in Germany 23-man World Cup Squad in Brazil by Head Coach Joacing Loew: Lazio forward Miroslav Klose and Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi. Germany are in Group G: Ghana, Portugal, Germany, and United States.
Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Roman Weidenfeller (Borussia Dortmund), Ron-Robert Zieler (Hannover)
Defenders: Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich), Erik Durm (Borussia Dortmund), Kevin Grosskreutz (Borussia Dortmund), Benedikt Hoewedes (Schalke), Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund), Marcell Jansen (Hamburg), Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich), Per Mertesacker (Arsenal, England), Shkodran Mustafi (Sampdoria).
Midfielders:Julian Draxler (Schalke), Matthias Ginter (Freiburg), Mario Goetze (Bayern Munich), Sami Khedira (Real Madrid, Spain), Toni Kroos (Bayern Munich), Mesut Ozil (Arsenal), Andre Schuerrle (Chelsea, England), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich).
Forwards: Miroslav Klose (Lazio, Italy), Lukas Podolski (Arsenal, England), Thomas Mueller (Bayern Munich).
Italian Serie A Players in FIFA World Cup Group G:
Germany: 2 Italian Serie A player with Germany National Football team:
- Lazio forward Miroslav Klose.
- Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi
Ghana: 5 Italian Serie A players with Ghana National Football team:
- AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien,
- AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari,
- Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah,
- Udinese midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu,
- Parma midfielder Afriyie Acquah,
Portugal: 1 Italian Serie A player with Portugal National Football team:
- Lazio forward Helder Postiga.
United States: No Serie A players