World Cup 2010: Germany Attacker Marko Marin Looking Forward To Australia Clash

Marin is eagerly anticipating the match against Australia...
World Cup favourites Germany start the tournament with a match against Australia on Sunday and attacker Marko Marin is eagerly anticipating his side's World Cup opener against the Socceroos.

"I think the play from the wings will be dead important, that is our game. The Australians will be playing deep and it will be important to 'tear them apart', so to speak, by putting balls in from the wing," said Marin to reporters.

"It is no problem having a lone striker up front, we just have to make sure he is well fed with possession.

"Whether I play on the left or right doesn't matter, I can play on either side. I really hope to be in the starting line-up on Sunday and if not I will do my best as a substitute."

Germany also face Ghana and Serbia in the group phase of the 2010 World Cup.

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