• FIFA World Cup winner Höwedes was steady for Schalke.
  • Piszczek was metronomically consistent for runners-up Dortmund.
  • Vieirinha was one of Wolfsburg's stand-out performers.

With UEFA EURO 2016 looming into view, the Bundesliga European Dream Team Battle is your chance to select your XI from the German top-flight stars set to shine in France. Just watch the video below and cast your vote for your favourite candidate...

A modern right back needs to be effective at both ends of the pitch, and this trio fits that bill. FC Schalke 04 stalwart Benedikt Höwedes is one of the first names on Joachim Löw's Germany teamsheet; Poland fans know what to expect from Lukasz Piszczek following his fine season with Borussia Dortmund; and Vieirinha's performances for VfL Wolfsburg may see him picked by Portugal. But who will you select? Click on the video below to hear the players' arguments to be included in your line-up...

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