World Cup - Germany call on Jung and Sven Bender

Defender Sebastian Jung received his first call-up to the Germany squad and Borussia Dortmund's Sven Bender was also added on Sunday after four players were ruled out of Wednesday's friendly against Netherlands in Amsterdam.

World Cup - Germany call on Jung and Sven Bender

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2012 EURO Germany Italy Joachim Löw Loew

Defenders Jerome Boateng and Marcel Schmelzer dropped out after picking up injuries in league games on Saturday while midfielders Bastian Schweinsteiger and Toni Kroos have been left out due to illness, the German Football Association said.

Coach Joachim Loew opted to bring in right back Jung, impressive in promoted Eintracht Frankfurt's run to third place in the Bundesliga as an option in Boateng's position.

Versatile midfielder Bender, whose twin brother Lars is also in the squad, has won two caps.

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