Mario Götze (r.)'s extra-time winner handed Germany their fourth World Cup at the 2014 finals. - © gettyimages / Amin Mohammad Jamali/Getty Images
Mario Götze (r.)'s extra-time winner handed Germany their fourth World Cup at the 2014 finals. - © gettyimages / Amin Mohammad Jamali/Getty Images
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Pick your Germany XI to defend the FIFA World Cup!

World champions Germany qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in rip-roaring style, with a perfect 10 wins from 10 in UEFA qualifying Group C, becoming just the second team in history to manage that feat after Spain in 2010.

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and Borussia Dortmund attacker Marco Reus are racing back to full fitness for the tournament, whilst no fewer than 21 players found the target in campaign in which Die Mannschaft scored some 43 goals.

Rarely has Germany’s embarrassment of riches looked more impressive. Joachim Löw has quite the challenge in whittling his squad down to 23. bundesliga.com has gone one further, and is asking you, the user, to pick your best XI!

Click here for more on the Bundesliga stars at the World Cup!