U21 national player Felix Nmecha has exchanged intensively with his brother Lukas before joining the German Association.

“He told me that I should change, but he did not make pressure,” said the Wolfsburg football professional in the German U21 quarters in the Dutch Vaal. “He played the U21-EM for Germany and told me how good that was,” said the 21-year-old over his two years older brother. Both play together at the VfL Wolfsburg and live together.

“We have a very close relationship,” said Nmecha about his older brother, who had become the European Champion champion and scorer in the past year and now plays in the A-national team.

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“We fascine a lot, here almost every day and swap like the workout,” said Felix Nmecha. The native Hamburg has been entitled to play Germany for Germany since the end of February, after the brother had in the meantime for England’s young national teams.

“I needed a long time to make the decision,” said Nmecha. “But I think it was a good decision.” In the U21 by Coach Antonio di Salvo, the midfielder could give his debut on Friday in Aachen against Latvia (18:15 / ProSieben Maxx). For the German offspring, like four days later, it goes away in Israel around the ticket for the EM finals 2023.