Christoph Kramer was inserted into the starting lineup in Khedira’s place, but had to come off himself after he suffered a head injury and then later had to be helped off the field.
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 13, 2014
Khedira, who plays for Real Madrid, scored the fifth of seven goals during Germany’s 7-1 rout of Brazil in the semifinals.
He was a transfer target of Arsenal in the English Premiere League before his stock dropped after a knee injury.
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