Germany take on Portugal on June 16, in a Group G match at the Arena Fonte Nova, in Salvador. Here are the three key players to the German side:
1) Mesut Ozil: He is the key play-maker in the German side. He will be given the duty to provide a number of passes to the strikers for them to score the goals.
2) Philip Lahm: Philip Lahm will lead the German side. He is the main player in the German defense.
3) Miroslav Klose: He is the most experienced player in the German Squad. He is just a goal away from becoming FIFA World Cup's joint-top scorer along with Ronaldo (Brazilian)
4) Bastian Schweinsteiger: Though injured for the match against Portugal, he will remain a key player for the German side in the holding-midfield role.