Mertesacker believes the clubâ€™s recent success can inspire him to become a World Champion this summer.
He told Kicker: "Winning the FA Cup has given me a lot of confidence. It has set me up to get another highlight, something which I can definitely achieve.
"We want to go further than we have been in previous competitions, those who have watched us know what that means. We donâ€™t want to constantly only reach third place."
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