Axel Bellinghausen

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Axel Bellinghausen
Bellinghaus in 2014
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-05-17) 17 May 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Siegburg, West Germany
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Left midfielder
Club information
Current team
Fortuna Düsseldorf
Number 11
Youth career
1988–1993 TuS 05 Oberpleis
1993–1998 Bayer 04 Leverkusen
1998–2001 Fortuna Düsseldorf
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2005 Fortuna Düsseldorf 88 (8)
2005–2009 1. FC Kaiserslautern 96 (7)
2009–2012 FC Augsburg 74 (4)
2012– Fortuna Düsseldorf 41 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 November 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Axel Bellinghausen (Bello) (born 17 May 1983) is a German football player who last played for Fortuna Düsseldorf in the Bundesliga.


Born in Siegburg, North Rhine-Westphalia[1] he started at the age of five playing football at TuS 05 Oberpleis. In 1993, when he was ten years old, he went to Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He left Bayer 04 Leverkusen five years later to play for Fortuna Düsseldorf where he became a professional football player in 2001. In 2005, he signed with Kaiserslautern, where he was made team captain in March 2008. On 30 June 2009, he left the club to join FC Augsburg, where he played until 2012. Playing for the FCA, Bello helped achieving promotion to Bundesliga in 2011 and avoiding relegation the following year. He signed for his old club Fortuna Düsseldorf as a free agent in 2012.




  1. ^ "Axel Bellinghausen". Retrieved 3 January 2013. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Kaiserslautern captain
Succeeded by