FC Schalke 04 striker Adam Szalai had to undergo minor surgery after the Royal Blues' win over Hertha Berlin
FC Schalke 04 striker Adam Szalai had to undergo minor surgery after the Royal Blues' win over Hertha Berlin
Bundesliga

Off the ball

Munich - Off the Ball, bundesliga.com’s latest feature, casts an eye over the weird, wonderful and sometimes controversial tales to have emerged from Germany's top flight in recent days.

Today, we check up on the fitness of Adam Szalai, find out which Hamburger SV striker has become an internet sensation and celebrate the birthday of a former Germany legend.

Could this guy make as many international appearances as Seeler did during his career? He certainly has time on his side. Enjoy this interview with Schalke's golden boy Julian Draxler, exclusive to the Bundesliga's official YouTube channel: