Conny Pohlers

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Conny Pohlers
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Personal information
Date of birth (1978-11-16) 16 November 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Halle, East Germany
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
VfL Wolfsburg
Number 26
Youth career
FSV 67 Halle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994-1997 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 1 (1)
1997 TuS Niederkirchen 4 (4)
1997-2007 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 151 (171)
2003 Atlanta Beat
2007-2011 1. FFC Frankfurt 59 (60)
2011-2014 VfL Wolfsburg 63 (41)
2013 Washington Spirit (loan) 13 (1)
National team
2001-2011 Germany 67 (28)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 November 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2013

Conny Pohlers (born 16 November 1978, Halle) is a retired German football player. Since 1998 she has played in the Women's Bundesliga and since 2001 in the Germany women's national football team.

Career[edit]

Domestic football[edit]

Pohlers comes from a football playing family. Her father played and her mother was once the top goal scorer in a regional league. She first played at the age of seven with FSV '67 Halle. In 1994, she moved to 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam. In the 2003 season, she played in the American professional league, WUSA, with the Atlanta Beat. In February 2007 she announced that she would be transferring to 1.FFC Frankfurt for the 2007–08 season. In 2013, playing for VfL Wolfsburg, she again became a Bundesliga champion, and on May 19 she scored a goal in Wolfsburg's 3-2 Cup Final win against her old team, Turbine Potsdam.

After the 2013/14 season she ended her career.[1]

Honours:

  • Bundesliga top goal scorer 2002,[2] 2006, 2011
  • German champions 2004, 2006, 2013
  • DFB-Pokal winners 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013
  • UEFA Women's Cup winners 2005, 2008, 2013

International football[edit]

Pohlers debut in the national team was in 2001 against Italy. In the same year she scored five goals in her third international match, beating the previous record of Heidi Mohr.

In 2003 Pohlers was a member of the World Cup winning team who went on to take the bronze medal at the Athens Olympics 2004 and win Euro 2005.

Successes:

  • World champions 2003
  • Olympic Bronze medal 2004 and 2008
  • European champions 2005

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