Thomas Hitzlsperger (born 5 April 1982 in Munich, Germany) is a
midfielder for VfB Stuttgart. He signed for VfB Stuttgart in
Summer 2005, having left Aston Villa on a Bosman free transfer
in order to boost his chances of making Germany's World Cup
squad in 2006.
Best known for his fierce left foot and comical 'Brummie/German'
accent, the former German Under 21 international was called up
for the senior side by Jürgen Klinsmann in 2004.