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Home > Sports > Euro 2008 > Report

Michael Ballack will play!

June 29, 2008 22:27 IST

Germany [Images] captain Michael Ballack [Images] will play in Sunday's Euro 2008 [Images] final against Spain despite a calf muscle injury, Bild newspaper said on its website.

"Bild has learned that the injured captain will definitely be in the starting lineup," the newspaper wrote on www.bild.de under a headline "Jaaaa! Michael Ballack spielt!" (Yeess! Michael Ballack will play!)

Earlier report: Euro final: Ballack injury hampers Germany

"In a team meeting after an afternoon training session Ballack's name was written on the lineup board."

Ballack missed training on Friday at the team's base in Tenero and he was unable to join the eve-of-match session at the stadium in Vienna on Saturday.

The German FA said on Saturday that Ballack was considered doubtful for Sunday's final.


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