The Real Madrid man is struggling with a thigh problem and had to sit out the semi-final against the Netherlands.
It was reported earlier today that he might be fit to start tonight in Rio de Janeiro, but Enzo Perez keeps his place in the Argentinian midfield.
Germany: Neuer; Lahm, Boateng, Hummels, Howedes; Khedira, Schweinsteiger, Kroos; Muller, Klose, Ozil
Argentina: Romero; Zabaleta, Demichelis, Garay, Rojo; Perez, Mascherano, Biglia; Lavezzi, Higuain, Messi
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