The World Cup is out for Marco Reus. BVB captain’s injury case

Marco Reus continues to be the tournament loser of the German national team. The 33-year-old Borussia Dortmund forward has not been included in the DFB’s 26-man squad for the World Cup in Qatar (November 20-December 18), national coach Hansi Flick announced in Frankfurt am Main on Thursday.


BVB captain Reus injured his right ankle in mid-September. After two brief comebacks, he was again sidelined and is currently on hiatus. The striker from Dortmund will not be fit for the World Cup in time. “After another setback in training on Sunday, everyone involved has tried everything over the last few days to make my participation in the World Cup possible. However, my injured ankle was not good enough for the World Cup,” explained Royce. His coach Edin Terzic said. “The exchange was excellent, unfortunately, there was not enough time in the end.” Which? SPORTSBUZZER, the RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland (RND) sports portal, has compiled the Marco Reus injury file.

BVB captain Marco Reus injury case

Marco Reus has always struggled with injuries in the past and has therefore missed important games and tournaments. Which? SPORTSBUZZER presents his bulging injury file.


Reus was in the DFB squad at the 2012 European Championship (goal against Greece in the 4-2 quarter-final) and he missed Germany’s 2014 World Cup victory in Brazil due to a foot injury sustained in the previous friendly. leaves for South America. In 2016, the then national coach Joachim Löw withdrew him from the training camp before the European Championships in France (lack of fitness). In 2018, Reus played in his first and probably only World Cup in Russia. Germany was eliminated after the group stage, Reus scored one of the two German goals. The Dortmund striker himself canceled his participation in the pan-European European Championship, which was postponed from 2020 last year due to the coronavirus, in order to rest his body.

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