Arsenal's record signing was substituted and went straight down the tunnel after a clash left him limping during his country's 5-3 win over Sweden
|SWEDEN 3-5 GERMANY
|10/1||Germany are 10/1 with William Hill to win the World Cup
The Arsenal man had earlier scored Germany's first goal of the game, his eighth strike of the qualifying campaign, as Joachim Low's men recovered from going two goals down to win 5-3.
Elsewhere on the continent, Robin van Persie was withdrawn at half time as the Netherlands secured a 2-0 win over Turkey in Istanbul.
The Manchester United striker picked up a knock but returned to the pitch at full-time to congratulate his team-mates following their victory over Fatih Terim's men