Germany 2016 Olympics Football Squad Announced | Bender brothers to play together

The likes of Lars Bender, Matthias Brandt, Max Meyer and Julian Brandt have all been named in Germany in their official Olympic soccer roster.

The rules imposed by the DFB for the Olympics made selection difficult- here’s a look at the rules and the players selected

Maximum of 2 players per club
No player that is involved in Champions League /Europa League qualifying
No player that was involved with Euro 2016
No player that just transferred

Clubs also had a veto power

GK: Timo Horn, Jannik Huth

Defenders: Robert Bauer, Matthias Ginter, Lukas Klostermann, Philipp Max, Niklas Süle, Jeremy Toljan

Midfielders: Lars Bender, Sven Bender, Julian Brandt, Max Christiansen, Serge Gnabry, Leon Goretzka, Grischa Promel, Max Meyer

Strikers: Nils Petersen, Davie Selke

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