Alexander Baumjohann

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Alexander Baumjohann
Alexander Baumjohann 2011-08-03.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-01-23) 23 January 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Waltrop, West Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Hertha BSC
Number 9
Youth career
1991–2000 Teutonia Waltrop
2000–2005 Schalke 04
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Schalke 04 II 29 (5)
2005–2007 Schalke 04 2 (0)
2007–2008 Borussia Mönchengladbach II 8 (2)
2007–2009 Borussia Mönchengladbach 32 (3)
2009–2010 Bayern Munich II 3 (0)
2009–2010 Bayern Munich 3 (0)
2010–2012 Schalke 04 28 (0)
2012–2013 1. FC Kaiserslautern 25 (5)
2013– Hertha BSC 9 (0)
National team
2009 Germany U21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:40, 20 May 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 June 2009

Alexander Baumjohann (born 23 January 1987) is a German footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Hertha BSC in the Bundesliga.

Career[edit]

Baumjohann began his career in 1991 with Teutonia Waltrop and joined in summer 2000 FC Schalke 04.[1] With only two appearances in the first team he moved to Mönchengladbach in January 2007.[2] On 27 January 2007 he made his debut with Mönchengladbach against Energie Cottbus.[3]

In July 2009 he moved to Bayern Munich,[4] but after only half a year with Bayern he joined Schalke 04 again.[5]

On 21 August 2012, Baumjohann joined 2. Bundesliga club Kaiserslautern on a one-year contract.[6] In Baumjohann's 27th game for the club, he netted his sixth goal, scoring with a superb free-kick in a play-off vs. Hoffenheim for a place in the Bundesliga.

On 8 June 2013, it was announced that Baumjohann would leave Kaiserslautern, who lost to Hoffenheim in their Bundesliga play-off over two legs, for newly promoted Hertha BSC, signing a three-year contract with the capital club.[7]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Schalke 04

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baumjohann: Schalke konnte ich nie vergessen" (in German). schalke04.de. 4 January 2009. Retrieved 5 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "Alexander Baumjohann erhält Dreieinhalbjahres-Vertrag" (in German). schalke04.de. 3 January 2009. Retrieved 5 January 2009. 
  3. ^ "Tactical Formation". Football-Lineups.com. Archived from the original on 2 February 2007. Retrieved 29 January 2007. 
  4. ^ "Baumjohann to Bayern". fcbayern.t-com.de. Retrieved 3 February 2009. 
  5. ^ "Schalke verpflichtet Baumjohann" (in German). spiegel.de. 3 January 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "Alexander Baumjohann Becomes a Red Devil". fck.de. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Hertha Berlin snaps up Baumjohann". SBS The World Game. 8 June 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 

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