Babett Peter

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Babett Peter
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Personal information
Date of birth (1988-05-12) 12 May 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Oschatz, East Germany
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
1. FFC Frankfurt
Number 22
Youth career
FSV Oschatz
1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig 30 (4)
2006–2012 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 138 (17)
2012– 1. FFC Frankfurt 11 (0)
National team
2006– Germany 80 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:06, 18 June 2011 (UTC)[2].

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:45, 10 March 2014 (UTC)[1]

Babett Peter (born 12 May 1988) is a German footballer. She plays as a defender for 1. FFC Frankfurt and the German national team.

Club career[edit]

Turbine Potsdam[edit]

Peter started playing football in primary school. At the age of nine, her parents took her to the local football club FSV Oschatz. She later played for 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig and was called up for German national teams at junior level. During the winter break of the 2005–06 season, she moved to 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam, winning the Bundesliga title and the German Cup in her first season. In September 2007, Peter received the Fritz Walter medal in gold as the best female junior player of the year. One month later, she scored her first Bundesliga goal for Potsdam against SG Essen-Schönebeck from the penalty spot.[1]

From 2009 to 2011, Peter won three consecutive Bundesliga titles with Turbine Potsdam.[1] In the 2009–10 season, Potsdam also claimed the inaugural UEFA Women's Champions League title, with Peter scoring during the penalty shoot-out in the final.[3] One year later, Potsdam again made it to the final, but lost against Olympique Lyonnais.

1. FFC Frankfurt[edit]

On 29 February 2012, Peter signed a three-year contract and will move to 1. FFC Frankfurt on 1 July 2012.[4]

International career[edit]

Peter made her debut in the German national team in March 2006 against Finland. She was part of Germany's winning team at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, but did not play in any game. One year later, she won the bronze madel at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where she became a regular starter for Germany in the knockout stage of the tournament. Peter was part of Germany's team winning the country's seventh title at the 2009 European Championship. She scored her first goal for the national team at the Algarve Cup facing China in March 2010. Peter was called up for Germany's 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup squad.[1]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:

Peter – goals for Germany
# Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 1 March 2010 Faro, Portugal  China PR 4–0 5–0 2010 Algarve Cup
2. 19 November 2011 Wiesbaden, Germany  Kazakhstan 13–0 17–0 Euro 2013 qualifying
3. 14–0
4. 17–0

Source:[5]

Personal life[edit]

Peter graduated from the Potsdam Sports Gymnasium in June 2007, receiving her Abitur diploma. In October 2007, she became a member of the sports support group of the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr). Since being five years old, Peter suffers from facial nerve paralysis. At the age of 15, she had an operation which improved her condition.[6]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Turbine Potsdam

International[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Nationalspielerin Babett Peter" (in German). DFB.de. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Babett Peter" (in German). Framba.de. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Turbine-Frauen gewinnen im Elfmeterschießen" (in German). Spiegel.de. 20 May 2010. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Odebrecht zum VfL – Peter zum 1. FFC" (in German). kicker.de. 29 February 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Players Info Peter Goals". DFB. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Der leise Aufstieg von Babett Peter" (in German). UEFA.com. 2 September 2009. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 

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