Germany will be without striker Lukas Podolski for their European Qualifiers against the Republic of Ireland and Georgia.
Germany and Bayern Munich great Gerd Muller is suffering with Alzheimer's Disease, the Bundesliga club has confirmed.
Republic of Ireland are not fearing the challenge of facing Germany this week, says manager Martin O'Neill.
Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno named in Germany squad for their Euro 2016 qualifying double-header.
Argentina have kept their spot at the top of the FIFA world rankings, while Wales are now eighth - their highest-ever position.
England Women will travel to Germany in November to play the European champions in an international friendly.