Full name: Michael Ballack

Jersey No.: 13

Team: Germany

Position: Midfield

Detailed position: Defensive midfielder, Attacking midfielder, Central midfielder

Date of birth: 26.09.1976

Height: 188 cm

Weight: 85 kg

Club: Chelsea

Skilful, two-footed and strong in the air, Michael Ballack is a talismanic midfield figure for his country. The Germany captain has rediscovered his best form in recent months with Chelsea FC and is taking part in his third UEFA European Championship.