Reus to miss Euro 16 due to injury
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Today, Joachim Löw, manager of the German national football , dropped Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus from the UEFA Euro 2016 squad. Marco Reus, who turned 27 years old today, is suffering from a injury. He also missed the 2014 with an ankle injury.
Löw said their medical staff wasn't sure Reus could meet the demands of the forthcoming games. He added, "Marco has serious fitness problems; he can only run in a straight line at the moment." ((de))German language: Marco hat massive gesundheitliche Probleme, im Moment kann er nur geradeaus laufen.
Löw also did not include other Bundesliga players , , and from the provisional squad in the final selection. Thanking the four German internationals for their performance in training, he said, "It's not a decision against those four players, but rather one in favour of the other 23." ((de))German language: Es ist keine Entscheidung gegen vier Spieler, sondern eine Entscheidung für 23 Spieler.
Germany are due to play their final friendly match before the start of Euro 2016 on June 4 against Hungary. On June 12, Germany will open their account in Euro 2016 when they face Ukraine in , France.
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