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Mario Gotze, described as a “as soon as-in-a-century expertise” by Felix Magath, faces an uphill battle. A metabolic dysfunction, reportedly myopathy, threatens to derail the profession of the midfielder who scored Germany‘s profitable aim within the last of the 2014 World Cup.

However on Saturday, Gotze took one small step in his struggle towards the sickness, taking the pitch as Borussia Dortmund beat Urawa Pink Diamonds three-2 in a pleasant in Japan. It was the footballer’s first look for the German membership in 167 days.

Gotze, whose final look for Dortmund got here on Jan. 29 because the membership earned some extent at FSV Mainz 05, changed Nuri Sahin within the 62nd minute and was concerned within the equaliser, scored by Emre Mor.