Germany coach Joachim Loew has been dealt yet another injury scare in the build-up to next month's World Cup with young attacker Thomas Mueller having picked up an injury on Wednesday.
The Bayern Munich starlet fell off his bike during a mountain bike trip with the Nationalelf and sustained several wounds as a result of the crash, most notably wounds to his knee and chin.
The wound on Mueller's chin had to be stitched by national team doctor Josef Schmitt. The German football association emphasised that Mueller didn't suffer any muscular problems though and his World Cup participation is not in danger.
Mueller had only just joined up with his team-mates in the German training camp after losing the Champions League final with Bayern against Inter at the weekend.
The German national side is being plagued by injury problems ahead of the World Cup. Simon Rolfes, Rene Adler, Michael Ballack and Christian Traesch were all forced to withdraw from the squad due to injury.
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