Benedikt Howedes

Center back who joined Shalke 04 in 2007. He debuted with the German national team in 2011 and helped the team capture a World Cup Championship in 2014. He began his youth career with TuS Haltern in 1994. He scored his first goal in international competition on August 15, 2012 in a friendly match against Argentina. He was born in Haltern, West Germany. He joined fellow defender Philipp Lahm on the German national team in 2011. [+]