Benedikt Hoewedes of Schalke (R) and Romanian forward Ciprian Marica (L) celebrates their team's third goal during their friendly football match in Doha on January 6, 2013. Schalke is in Qatar for a week-long training camp before the beginning of the new season of the German Bundesliga after the winter break. AFP PHOTO/KARIM SAHIB
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Benedikt Hoewedes of Schalke celebrates scoring their third goal during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between FC Schalke 04 and Sporting Clube de Portugal at Veltins Arena on October 21, 2014 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
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Captain Benedikt Hoewedes of Schalke salutes the fans after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Real Madrid CF and FC Schalke 04 at Estadio Bernabeu on March 10, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. Schalke won the match 4-3, but lost 5-4 on aggregate.
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A pitch invader tries to kiss Benedikt Hoewedes of Germany during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Roman Neustaedter (L) and Benedikt Hoewedes (C) of Schalke celebrate their teams second goal while Lukas Rupp (R) of Paderborn looks dejected during the Bundesliga match between SC Paderborn and FC Schalke 04 at Benteler Arena on December 17, 2014 in Paderborn, Germany.
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Benedikt Hoewedes of Schalke scores his teams first goal past Xabi Alonso of Muenchen during the Bundesliga match between FC Schalke 04 and FC Bayern Muenchen at Veltins Arena on August 30, 2014 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
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Benedikt Hoewedes (L) of Germany celebates setting up his team's second goal with his teammate Manuel Neuer of Germany during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Germany and Ghana at Castelao on June 21, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil.