Bundesliga Player Call-Ups to National Teams this Week

This is an international week.  Players from the Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga have scattered all over the globe to represent their homelands in 2012 Euro qualifiers, African Cup of Nations 2012 qualifications,  2014 World Cup qualifying and international friendlies.  Here is a relatively complete list of German-based players called up for games national team games over the next few days.  (Current information on call-ups for Peru’s friendly was difficult to find, and if any player/nation was overlooked, please feel free to comment).

UEFA

Albania – Edmond Kapllani (FC Augsburg), Odise Roshi (FC Koln)

Austria – Emmanuel Pogatetz (Hannover), Christian Fuchs (Schalke), David Alaba (Bayern Munich), Julian Baumgartlinger (Mainz), Erwin Hoffer (Eintracht Frankfurt), Martin Harnik (Stuttgart)

Belarus – Anton Putsila (SC Freiburg)

Belgium-  Timmy Simons (Nurnberg), Igor Da Camargo (Borussia Monchengladbach)

Bosnia -Herzegovina – Sejad Silhovic (Hoffenheim), Muhamed Besic (Hamburg), Mensur Mujdza (SC Freiburg)

Croatia –  Josip Simunic (Hoffenheim), Ivo Ilicevic (Kaiserslautern), Ivan Perisic (Borussia Dortmund), Gordon Schildenfeld (Eintracht Frankfurt),  Mato Jajalo (FC Koln), Mario Mandzukic (Wolfsburg)

Czech Republic – Jaroslav Drobny (Hamburg), Roman Hubnik (Hertha Berlin), Michal Kadlec (Bayer Leverkusen), Tomas Pekhart (Nurnberg), Zdeněk Pospěch (FSV Mainz05)

Denmark – Bo Svensson (FSV Mainz 05), William Kvist (Stuttgart)

France – Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich)

Georgia – Levan Kobiashvili (Hertha Berlin), Alexander Iashvili (Karlsruher SC)

Germany – http://www.dfb.de/index.php?id=137

Greece –  Kyriakos Papadopoulos (Schalke), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (Werder Bremen), Athanasios Petsos (Kaiserslautern), Georgios Tzavelas (Eintracht Frankfurt)

Hungary – Tamas Hajnal (Stuttgart), Zoltan Stieber (FSV Mainz 05), Gabor Kiraly (1860 Munich)

Iceland – Gylfi Sigurdsson (Hoffenheim)

Israel –  Almogg Cohen (Nurnberg), Itay Shechter (Kaiserslautern)

Macedonia – Nicolce Noveski (FSV Mainz 05)

Netherlands – Khalid Boulahrouz (Stuttgart), Edson Braafheid (Hoffenheim), Jeffrey Bruma (Hamburg), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Schalke)

Norway –  Henning Hauger (Hannover), Moa Abdellaoue (Hannover), Havard Nordveit (Borussia Monchengladbach)

Poland – Adam Matuszczyk (FC Koln), Slawomir Peszko (FC Koln), Eugen Polanski (FSV Mainz 05), Jakub Blaszczykowski (Borussia Dortmund),  Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund)

Romania – Ciprian Marica (Schalke)

Russia – Pavel Pogrebnyak (Stuttgart)

Serbia – Neven Subotic (Borussia Dortmund), Slobodan Rajkovic (Hamburg), Zdravko Kuzmanovic (Stuttgart)

Slovakia – Peter Pekarik (Wolfsburg), Eric Jenkrisek (SC Freiburg)

Slovenia – Milijove Novakovic (FC Koln)

Switzerland –  Eren Derdiyok (Bayer Leverkusen), Diego Benaglio (Wolfsburg), Timm Klose (Nurnberg)

Turkey – Mehmet Ekici (Werder Bremen), Gohkan Tore (Hamburg), Tunay Torun (Hertha Berlin)

CONCACAF

Canada –  Kevin McKenna (FC Koln),  Oliver Occean (SpVgg Greuther Furth), Nik Ledgerwood (SV Wehen Wiesbaden)  —Occean and Ledgerwood withdraw for injuries

Mexico – Francisco Rodriguez (Stuttgart)

United States – Steve Cherundolo (Hannover), Tmothy Chandler (Nurnberg), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim) — Johnson ineligible to play in the September friendlies

CONMEBOL

Brazil – Luiz Gustavo (Bayern Munich)

Colombia – Adrian Ramos (Hertha Berlin)

Venezuela – Juan Arango (Borussia Monchengladbach), Tomas Rincon (Hamburg), Yohandry Orozco (Wolfsburg)

AFC

Australia –  Robbie Kruse (Fortuna Dusseldorf)

Japan – Shinji Kagawa (Borussia Dortmund), Shinji Okazaki (Stuttgart), Atsuto Uchida (Schalke), Makoto Hasebe (Wolfsburg), Hajime Osagai (Augsburg), Tomoaki Makino (FC Koln)

South Korea – Koo Ja-Cheol (Wolfsburg)

Africa

Benin – Mickael Pote (Dynamo Dresden)

Cameroon – Joel Matip (Schalke), Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (FSV Mainz 05)

Congo DR – Cedric Makiadi (SC Freiburg), Assani Lukimya-Mulongoti (Fortuna Dusseldorf)

Egypt – Mohamed Zidan (Borussia Dortmund)

Ghana – Isaac Vorsah (Hoffenheim), Prnce Tagoe (Hoffenheim)

Guinea –  Mamadou Bah (Stuttgart), Ibrahima Traore (Stuttgart)

Ivory Coast – Didier Ya Konan (Hannover), Arthur Boka (Stuttgart)

Nigeria – Chinedu Obasi (Hoffenheim)

Senegal – Papiss Demba Cisse (SC Freiburg)

Tunisia – Sami Allagui (FSV Mainz 05)

Zimbabwe – Knowledge Musona (Hoffenheim)

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Gerry Wittmann

Gerry is the founder of the Bundesliga Fanatic. Besides loving German football, he also enjoys the NBA, collecting jerseys and LPs, his pets and wishes he had more time for fishing, bicycling and learning the bass guitar.

3 Comments

  1. Van Buyten got a call-up for the Belgium-USA match, but pulled out yesterday due to achilles problem.

  2. Thanks…..actually I made the list by going through call-up rosters of each team. It took quite a while to do, so I doubt that there are any other lists for other Big Five leagues.

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