With the UEFA European Championships happening this summer in France, many players from around Europe and the world will be coming together for the spectacle in June. Many of Borussia Dortmund's top players could be participating this summer.
For the German national team, Marco Reus and Mats Hummels will almost be guaranteed a spot on the Die Mannschaft roster. Reus missed the 2014 World Cup due to injury, and would have made the world champions even stronger. In 29 appearances, Reus has scored nine goals for Germany.
Hummels featured prominently in the 2014 World Cup, even scoring a goal against Portugal. The defender has been capped 46 times by Germany, and will surely be the starting center back for his country this summer.
There are other domestic players on the Dortmund roster who could receive a call-up from the world champs at this summer's Euros. Matthias Ginter recently featured in a pair of March friendlies, and offers a dynamic option at midfield or defense. Erik Durm is similar to Ginter, and could be an attack-minded defender coming off the bench for Germany.
At midfield, Ilkay Gundogan could be an option for Joachim Low, but it is rather unlikely that he will feature for Germany this summer. With the likes of Toni Kroos and Sami Khedira ahead of Gundogan in the pecking order, Gundogan would only be available as a substitute. He will probably be left off the provisional roster for this summer's tournament.
The same can be said about Roman Weidenfeller. Although he served as backup to Manuel Neuer in the 2014 World Cup, the 35-year-old has fallen out of favor. He has dropped to fourth or fifth in the depth chart, and the emergence of Kevin Trapp and Marc-Andre ter Stegen will likely force Weidenfeller out of the fold for this summer.
Another goalkeeper who could feature this summer is Roman Burki. The Swiss international was passed up for Yann Sommer in two March friendlies, both of which saw Switzerland falling in defeat. Although Burki isn't as experienced internationally as Sommer, the two will continue to compete for the starting job at this summer's Euros.
For the Turkey national team, Nuri Sahin was on the roster for the recent March friendlies. With 47 caps for Turkey, his experience could be valuable at this summer's tournament. Sahin will likely be in a starting role for the Turks and could prove to be instrumental in central midfield.
Poland is the only other country qualified for this summer's European Championship with Dortmund players on the roster. Both Lukasz Piszczek and Jakub Blaszczykowski featured in March friendlies and have been regulars in the Polish side.
Piszczek will likely anchor the defense this summer while Blaszczykowski will be provide a spark for the offense. With matches against Northern Ireland, Ukraine, and Germany in the group, Poland could advance as runner-up with the contributions of Piszczek and Kuba.
The squads will be announced in early June. Look for your favorite Dortmund players on the pitch this summer.