Eight of the senior squad have been called-up by their nations ahead of the final World Cup 2014 Qualifiers taking place over the next ten days. Ilkay Gündogan, Mats Hummels, Marcel Schmelzer, and Marco Reus will represent Germany. Ivan Perisic (Croatia), Robert Lewandowski (Poland), Kostas Katsouranis (Greece), and Neven Subotic (Serbia) will also be in action twice as countries look to book their place in Brazil next summer.
Leo Bittencourt (on loan at Sandhausen), and Moritz Leitner are both in the German U21 squad for their European Qualifiers against Northern Ireland and Andorra. Dennis Praet (Belgium) and Victor Fischer (Denmark) have also been called up to their Under-21 squads, each playing a home friendly ahead of a UEFA Qualifier.
15 year-old Ibro Beslija will represent Bosnia’s Under-21 squad, and Patrick Adam Dytko has been selected by Poland. Mustafa Amini has been called up by Australia for their U21 Friendly in Croatia.
Ogün Gümüstas has been selected for Turkey as they play three UEFA U19 Championship Qualifiers in Slovenia next week. Jakub Blaszczkowski, on loan at Lille, has also been selected for the Polish senior squad alongside Lewandowski.
International Fixtures featuring BVB players:
09 September - U19 UEFA Championship Qualifier Ogün Gümüstas: Belarus v. TURKEY (in Slovenia) 10 September - U21 International Friendlies Victor Fischer: DENMARK v. Japan Dennis Praet: BELGIUM v. Kuwait Mustafa Amini: Croatia v. AUSTRALIA 11 September - World Cup Qualifiers Ilkay Gündogan: GERMANY v. Sweden Mats Hummels: GERMANY v. Sweden Marco Reus: GERMANY v. Sweden Marcel Schmelzer: GERMANY v. Sweden Kostas Katsouranis: GREECE v. Lithuania Robert Lewandowski: POLAND v. Montenegro Jakub Blaszczykowski: POLAND v. Montenegro Ivan Perisic: Belgium v. CROATIA Neven Subotic: Wales v. SERBIA 11 September - U21 UEFA Championship Qualifier Ibro Beslija: BOSNIA v. Hungary Leo Bittencourt: N.Ireland v. GERMANY Moritz Leitner: N.Ireland v. GERMANY Patrick Adam Dytko: Romania v. POLAND 11 September - U19 UEFA Championship Qualifier Ogün Gümüstas: Slovenia v. TURKEY 13 September - U19 UEFA Championship Qualifier Ogün Gümüstas: Ireland v. TURKEY (in Slovenia) 15 September - World Cup Qualifiers Ilkay Gündogan: Faroe Isles v. GERMANY Mats Hummels: Faroe Isles v. GERMANY Marco Reus: Faroe Isles v. GERMANY Marcel Schmelzer: Faroe Isles v. GERMANY Kostas Katsouranis: GREECE v. Latvia Robert Lewandowski: POLAND v. Moldova Jakub Blaszczykowski: POLAND v. Moldova Ivan Perisic: CROATIA v. Macedonia Neven Subotic: Scotland v. SERBIA 15 September - U21 UEFA Championship Qualifiers Leo Bittencourt: GERMANY v. Andorra Moritz Leitner: GERMANY v. Andorra Patrick Adam Dytko: POLAND v. Croatia Victor Fischer: Portugal v. Denmark Dennis Praet: BELGIUM v. Cyprus