By Oliver Trust
BERLIN， March 20 (Xinhua) — A friendly against old rivals England will give Lukas Podolski a perfect farewell from the national team.
After three World Cups and four European Championship participations， the 31-year-old striker will appear in a German shirt for the 130th and last time in Dortmund this Wednesday evening.
Poland-born Podolski might not have been one of Germany’s top stars but basically an ever-present since first being called up for international duty in June 2004. In his 13-year career， Podolski has won the third most caps for his country and his 48 goals put him third in the goal-scoring list behind Miroslav Klose (71) and Gerd Mueller (68).
Former Germany coach Juergen Klinsmann and the current incumbent Joachim Loew could not only count on Podolski’s skills as a player but also on his positive influence on team spirit. For the country’s fans， he was not…