Barış Özbek

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Barış Özbek
Barış özbek TS.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-09-14) 14 September 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth Castrop-Rauxel, West Germany
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
1. FC Union Berlin
Number 8
Youth career
Blau-Gelb Schwerin
SG Wattenscheid 09
DJK TuS Hordel
2003–2005 Rot-Weiss Essen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Rot-Weiss Essen 38 (1)
2007–2011 Galatasaray 91 (7)
2011–2013 Trabzonspor 9 (0)
2013– 1. FC Union Berlin 35 (2)
National team
2006–2007 Germany U20 3 (0)
2006–2008 Germany U21 16 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 June 2011

Barış Özbek (Turkish pronunciation: [barɯʃ øzbek], born 14 September 1986) is a Turkish-German footballer who currently plays for 1. FC Union Berlin in the 2. Bundesliga.

Club career[edit]

Özbek cemented his spot as a solid regular starter at Galatasaray in his first season after an impressive start to the season. He recently celebrated the league title in Istanbul with his club. They won the 2007–08 season. At the start of the 2009–10 season, he scored a brace during the third qualifying round of the Europa League, against Maccabi Netanya on 6 August 2009. Özbek has adopted the nickname Barış for his commitment when it comes to chasing the ball.[1]

International career[edit]

Özbek has played for the German U-21 national team.

Personal[edit]

His brother, Ufuk is also a professional footballer. Özbek is known to be fairly clumsy, during the renovation of his house in Trabzon, he managed to injure himself to miss the first half of the Turkish Premier Division 2011–12 season.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 29 August 2010[2]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Rot-Weiss Essen 2005–06 13 0 0 0 - - 13 0
2006–07 25 1 1 1 - - 26 2
Total 38 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 39 2
Galatasaray 2007–08 29 2 7 1 1 0 5 0 43 3
2008–09 22 3 3 0 - 7 0 35 3
2009–10 19 1 6 2 - 10 2 35 5
2010–11 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 72 7 16 3 1 0 22 2 115 12
Career total 110 8 17 4 1 0 22 2 154 13

Honours[edit]

Galatasaray

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Galatasaray 6 – Maccabi Netanya 0" (in Turkish). Galatasaray. 6 August 2009. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "BARIŞ ÖZBEK". Turkish Football Federation. 29 August 2010. Archived from the original on 28 August 2010. Retrieved 29 August 2010. 

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