West Germany includes five players from the 1962 World Cup finals in its squad of 40 for next month's finals in England.
West Germany includes five players from the 1962 World Cup finals in its squad of 40 for next month's finals in England. They are in training at Ludwigshafen in the Rhine wine country.
The five 'veterans' are full back Karl-Heinz Schnellinger, 27; and forwards Helmut Haller, 26; Albert Bruells, 29; Uwe Seeler, 29; and Horst Szymaniak, 31.
Five members of the Borussia Dortmund team who won the European Cup-Winners' Cup, are in the squad and no big names are missing.
West Germany was the last European nation to win the World Cup, beating the "Mighty Magyars" of Hungary in the 1954 final in Berne.
Having beaten Rumania 1-0 in Ludwigshafen on Wednesday, the squad meets Yugoslavia for a final tune-up match in Hanover on june 22. When the team comes over to England for the finals, some 10,000 fans are expected to come over with them.