The 19-year-old wants to regain his fitness and show the world that the DFB Eleven trainer made the right decision by including him in the squad for the European championshipMario Gotze hopes to repay Germany coach Joachim Low's trust in him by playing a big role for the national team at Euro 2012.
The trainer recently stated that he believes the Borussia Dortmund man could be more than just a substitute at this summer's tournament, and the attacker has expressed his desire to step up and make a difference.
"Of course, it motivates me tremendously when the coach expresses this. I will make every effort to repay the trust with performances," Gotze told Bild.
The 19-year-old spent four months on the sidelines this season with injury but returned to BVB's starting XI at the weekend, contributing one goal in a 5-2 win over Kaiserslautern. His aim now is to return to full fitness and compete in Poland and Ukraine this summer.
"The most important thing is to get back into the rhythm. The most important thing therefore is to work harder in terms of explosiveness, tackling and ball control," concluded Gotze.
Germany will kick off their Euro 2012 campaign against Portugal on June 9.
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