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Three Dortmund Stars Receive Germany Call-Up

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Hummels. Ginter. Reus. Representing Germany next week.

Olivier Giroud holds off Mats Hummels in a November friendly.
Olivier Giroud holds off Mats Hummels in a November friendly.
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With the international break impending, three members of Borussia Dortmund will be representing Germany in friendly matches against England and Italy next week.

Defenders Matthias Ginter and Mats Hummels along with winger Marco Reus have all been called up to the German national team for a pair of March friendlies in the build-up to the 2016 UEFA European Championship.

Hummels has been capped 44 times by Die Mannschaft, including appearances in the 2012 Euros and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He has scored four international goals, two coming in the World Cup.

Ginter has made eight appearances for the German national team, becoming the 900th different German player to suit up for the National Team. He debuted on March 5, 2014 against Chile, coming on for Mesut Oezil as a 90th-minute substitute. He was Germany's youngest player at the 2014 World Cup, but never made an appearance.

Marco Reus made his debut in 2010 for Germany, and has become one of Joachim Low's regulars. The midfielder missed the 2014 World Cup due to injury, but was instrumental in qualification for the tournament, scoring five goals along with three assists in six matches. Reus has been capped 27 times, scoring nine goals for Die Mannschaft.

Germany plays England on Saturday at the Olympiastadion in Berlin and Italy on Tuesday at Allianz Arena in Munich.