Ümit Korkmaz

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Ümit Korkmaz
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Personal information
Full name Ümit Korkmaz
Date of birth (1985-09-17) 17 September 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Çaykur Rizespor
Number 55
Youth career
1994–1996 Wacker Vienna
1996–2005 Slovan HAC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Rapid Wien II 26 (12)
2006–2008 Rapid Wien 55 (3)
2008–2012 Eintracht Frankfurt 48 (4)
2011 VfL Bochum (loan) 12 (3)
2012–2013 FC Ingolstadt 04 31 (2)
2014– Çaykur Rizespor 11 (5)
National team
2008–2011 Austria 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 November 2011

Ümit Korkmaz (born 17 September 1985) is an Austrian footballer of Turkish descent[2] who plays as a winger for Çaykur Rizespor and the Austrian national team.

Club career[edit]

Ümit Korkmaz was signed by a fifth division club at the age of 18. He was soon discovered by scouts of Rapid Wien and transferred to the club. Brought through the ranks of Rapid Wien, Ümit Korkmaz played two seasons with the side.

In June 2008, Ümit Korkmaz agreed to join German Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt. He signed a four-year contract that runs until 30 June 2012.[3] In January 2011, Eintracht Frankfurt loaned Ümit Korkmaz, who had not had many chances to play for the club that season, to 2. Bundesliga club VfL Bochum.[4]

On 12 December 2013 it was announced that he had annulled his contract with FC Ingolstadt 04 and would subsequently join Çaykur Rizespor.[5]

International career[edit]

He received his first call-up for Austria in summer 2007 but only made his debut prior to Euro 2008. He was also included in the 23-man squad for the tournament.

Honours[edit]

SK Rapid Wien

Personal life[edit]

Korkmaz also holds Turkish citizenship.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steckbrief von Ümit Korkmaz". Eintracht.de (in German). Eintracht Frankfurt. Retrieved 24 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Ümit Korkmaz'ın ayağı kırıldı !.." (in Turkish). ligtv.com.tr. Retrieved 16 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Eintracht Frankfurt holt Ümit Korkmaz" (in German). focus.de. 4 June 2008. Retrieved 16 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Farewell to Tosun, Steinhöfer and Korkmaz". official website. Eintracht Frankfurt. 26 January 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Ümit Korkmaz verlässt unseren FC Ingolstadt 04". official website. FC Ingolstadt. 12 December 2013. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "ÜMİT KORKMAZ - Player Details TFF". TFF.org. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 

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