His move from Waldhof Mannheim to the Hoffenheim youth team in 2012 was a done deal. TSG sporting director Alexander Rosen once explained that on a scouting mission looking at the then 15-year-old, he "could have gone for a Bratwurst after 20 minutes." It was impossible to miss Amiri's talent. Eight years later, he is a Germany U19 champion, a U21 European champion, an established player and international.
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